Just when you thought you’d seen it all
Posted on March 15, 2009
Along comes this.
That’s right, wigs for baby girls. ‘Cos you know how confusing it can be when babies don’t have any hair.
As you can imagine, when my first-born was tiny I spent endless sleepless nights fretting over this problem. I can remember creeping into the nursery in the dead of night to take a peek as she lay there sleeping, and having to stifle the sobs that wracked my distraught frame when the shocking realisation hit that she looked just like a baby boy.
From thenceforth I dealt with the problem by always dressing my 3 baldy-headed girls in pink frilly babygrows, painting their nails, putting them in high-heeled shoes before they could even walk, and making sure they were only ever seen playing with dolls.
Oh yes, and just to be on the safe side, I named them all after Disney princesses.
Ariel, Jasmine and Belle have a lot to be thankful for.
(Hat tip to Lauredhel at Hoyden about Town)
My niece had a mohican as a baby. She was born witn long black hair, which fell out either side of her head, leaving a strip in the middle. It looked quite kewl.
It’s very important to avoid gender role confusion in baybees Cath, donchaknow, or they might grow up gay.
But she doesn’t look as if she’s got hair. She looks as if she’s wearing a wig.
(Although Joe Orton had his hair cut to make people think he was wearing a wig, which might have been done to make Kenneth Halliwell – who really did wear a wig – feel better, but it didn’t seem to work.)
Good Lard – so pleased that I had hairy babies even if everyone did think my son was a girl. (up until he was about four btw)
At least the poor baby isn’t actually wearing the wig and it’s just been photoshopped on.
Saw this over at Hoyden About Town…
I wonder what’s next? Bald “wigs” for boys with too much hair?
Yeesh. Well, back in the day and maybe now, it’s been a while since I did the baby thing, a lot of mothers stuck bows on their daughters’ heads with tape!
I don’t think that stud in her ear is photoshopped.
Criminy! What are people thinking? Look, a cute baby. Let’s punch holes in it. Criminy!
Some people do have their babies ears pierced actually. And yes it is cringeworthy.
Well, it’s never too early for indoctrination! Personally, I intend to teach mine to speak by repeating ‘One must suffer to be beautiful’ over and over again.
That wig looks grotesque.
There was no bad hair after Andy, bad motorbikes, bad parties, but bad hair, no