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A Hair Raising Experience! July 21, 2008

Filed under: Red Letters Adoption — faithfulremembrances @ 11:36 pm

We had Marissa’s hair braided the day before we left Uganda, and it was starting to look pretty ragged. Now those of you who know me well, know that I am hair inept. Really, have you seen my hair? How about Gracie’s? Let’s face it, I have no idea how to make hair look good. So why on earth God saw fit to give me a beautiful African daughter, I have no clue. Anyway, Noah and I set about the task of removing her yarn extensions from her hair. A little over a hour later, we were finished. My next task was to wash her hair up real good, and lavish it with a lovely conditioning treatment. Doesn’t she look cute in her little plastic cap?

An hour or so later, and I decided it was time. I had to begin the work of learning how to do this hair thing. I am waiting for my shipment of snaps from Snapaholics, so I can’t try braids just yet. I did, however, manage three very crooked puffs.

Good thing she’s cute no matter how terrible her mommy is at hair.


One Response to “A Hair Raising Experience!”

  1. S.L.P Says:

    We love you little Marissa! And we’ll work with your mommy on the hair thing!

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