Firstly. This project was temporarily postponed over the weekend due to a number of factors including a poorly Grace (ear infection in both ears - youchy), 8 loads of laundry (really must try to keep on top of that more), and some friends round on Saturday night for a catch up and a bit of Wii sports. I have made some progress, but I thought it was a bit rude to continue sewing when our guests arrived. Hmmmm. I'd sign up for this group, but I think I might have to withdraw my application ;) On the other hand, just think of all the crafting I could get done if I made more of a commitment to the cause!
In other news. There was an incident of what could possibly be construed as child cruelty in our house over the weekend. I was cutting Kendo's hair (probably my least favourite job in the world (apart from maybe ironing) even though it only involves attacking it with the hair clippers). There was some joking that if Egg got too near me I might start on him. Then there was some discussion that he really did need a hair cut (me thinking possibly a decent trim). After some deliberation I decided to have a go with the #6 guard on the clippers. Which didn't work spectularly well, on account of the wriggling (if you've never tried cutting the hair of a small person then try to imagine attempting to shave an octopus whilst simultaenously shoving it into a large bag, that should about sum it up). Eventually I gave up and just attacked his head with the #4 blade. So he's gone from curly mophead, to Ewan McSkinhead (thanks Lou ;)) in the space of 30 minutes. Typical that the day I cut his hair off is the day is snows though isn't it - poor munchkins got permanently cold ears!
Here he is before:
*Yes, that mess you can see way in the back ground is the current state of my craft room!
and here he is after:
It's taking me a while to get used to it, and I still have the occasional "who's taken my son and replaced him with this bald child" moment. I think it makes him look older, and he's still bloomin' gorgeous (biased? Me?) so I'm sure we'll all get used to it. If not, well hey, it's only hair and it'll grow back after all.