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Styling our Kiddos WRITTEN BY: Kelly Suarez

CHILDREN ARE FILLED WITH ALL SORTS OF EMOTIONS ON THEIR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL; WHETHER IT’S THEIR FIRST DAY EVER, OR FIRST OF ALREADY FIVE. THEY ARE SITTING IN A NEW DESK, IN A NEW CLASSROOM AMONGST NEW FACES.

Whether parents know it or not the way a child looks can have an effect, big or small, on a child’s feelings. Whatever the parents’ or children’s personality and style might be I will give you a couple of key points in styling your child’s hair for school. The main focus is to brush away any hair that may fall on the face creating distractions from reading, writing or learning in general. Wearing a headband in their favorite color or the school’s colors helps hold hair away from the fore-

head. This hairstyle is great for girls with all lengths and especially those with ‘bangs’ or a ‘fringe’ that want to wear their hair back for P.E. class. For girls with longer hair, braids seem to be more unique than the classic ponytail. They can also have the best of both worlds by picking up their hair only halfway and have it styled “half up half down.” (Make a part from ear to ear, secure it with a thin hair tie and leave the rest down.) For boys, the easiest thing would be to have it cut or trimmed regu-

If you decide to style your child’s hair let he or she have a say in it as well. Remember what it was like to be a kid. Although small, children have a personality of their own. Let them express themselves in positive ways!

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larly. For boys with longer hair, apply a soft gel on damp hair and comb it in the desired direction. This should help keep hair off the face, having fewer distractions from the task at hand.

Kiddos Magazine Issue 1 - Back to School edition  

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Kiddos Magazine Issue 1 - Back to School edition  

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