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Biracial Daughter

Hi,

I have two kids who are biracial. One is a tw year old boy and one is a 4 week old daughter. I have always kept my son's hair rather short since it's pretty curly. Now that I have a daughter I am nervous about how her hair will end up and how I will manage it since I am a white woman and our hair will be very different. Any advice? Anyone else in this same situation and has over come it? Please no bashing. Thanks!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:12 PM on Sep. 19, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • You can always learn! And besides that, you have no idea how it may turn out. My bff has a biracial daughter whose hair is thinner, straighter and smoother (naturally) than my caucasian daughters!
    ma2b08

    Answer by ma2b08 at 5:18 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • you should get some help from other girls that are biracial and older or get some book on it. as a little girl i think it's really cute to let it grow and pouf out! get some spray on conditioner for mix hair though bc it can be hard to get a brush through. i wouldn't wash it too often, like twice a week and get dry shampoo for in between when she needs it. her hair might also change during puberty.
    angevil53

    Answer by angevil53 at 5:18 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • I would start putting sheen in it right away learn to brade it and also use pantene on it I am biracial and my hair is a combination.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 5:23 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • it depends, wait and see. some biracial kids have tight curls, some have loose curls (my dd) and some hair is straight. wait and see. she's only 4 weeks old now.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 5:47 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • i also have biracial kids, and myself is also bi racial. my dh is white and im black but look mixed and have mixed qualities. my son hes also 2 and a daughter who is 7wks, their hair texture with change as they get older. ur son has curly hair now-but the color/texture may change. and same with ur daughters hair..its more than likely it will be curly too-frizzy and curly lol.
    JaydnsMom22

    Answer by JaydnsMom22 at 10:33 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • Hi there! We just started a section on our website about mixed-race hair. Check us out if you want. We are a website that talks about mixed-race children and the issues we face as moms to these beautiful babes! www.mixedandhappy.com.
    mixedandhappy

    Answer by mixedandhappy at 6:50 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

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