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Short hair on a girl?

And long hair on a boy... What do you think when you see these? Not looking for drama or bashing. Just wondering what everyone's first thought is when you see a little girl with a boy hair cut or a boy with long hair.

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Asked by Mme.Langley at 10:12 AM on Nov. 18, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Why would this be bad? I have short hair, my mom has short hair, and my daughter will have short hair until she can take care of it herself.

    Answer by ballewal at 10:13 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • LOL..I have short hair. My son has been known to sport longer hair. We don't believe in absolute gender rules. I played with cars as a child and he had a kitchen set and a doll. He has worn red plaid skinny jeans from the girl dept. Haha I prefer my hair short, he prefers his longer.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:13 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I've had short hair ever since I was in 5th grade. Short hair can look good. As far as a boy with long hair,to me it looks like they'retoo poor or lazy to cut the child's hair.

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:14 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I didnt say this was bad! I have just seen a sudden surge in short hair on girls and long hair on boys, and was just wondering what other people think about it. I am just curious.

    Comment by Mme.Langley (original poster) at 10:15 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I think if the girl looks really girly then a short cut does not matter, because you don't want them to feel uncomfortable by people saying oh he is so cute...

    As for a boy having long hair same too say, I would not want someone saying omg she is so pretty....

    My son was one when I cut his hair and only because he is a pretty boy.... Everyone said how beautiful she is... So to avoid the
    drama of explaining I did get him a boy cut.

    Honestly too each their own this is just my opinion....

    Answer by KFree907 at 10:16 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • its not for our boys but if thats what they want its there hair and our daughter has short hair because she wanted it cut like daddys but he shaves his head and so we went with short hair for her its like a bob

    Answer by devinalexis at 10:17 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • Hair length does not make you poor or lazy....

    This kid on my sons foot ball team has long hair, and trust me his parents are not poor or lazy...

    ***Some boys like long hair, some girls like short hair....


    Answer by KFree907 at 10:19 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • it depends on the age but i personally hate them both. short meaning, like a boy hair cut, i think is just horrible and i hate long hair on a boy too especially when its down to like the shoulders and lower.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 10:24 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I see no problem with either. My boys have been known to try to grow their hair. If DD wanted to cut hers all off it would be fine with me - it's her hair.

    It's also a tradition for some to not cut their boys hair until they turn 3 and then they have a special hair cutting party. Sometimes you see little boys with the most gorgeous long hair and curls. I almost get jealous that my hair isn't that nice.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:25 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

  • I'm not a fan of either really. I think a girl should look like a girl, and a boy should look like a boy. SO agrees. But to each his own. But NO ONE is gong to call my DD or DS the wrong gender.

    Comment by Mme.Langley (original poster) at 10:27 AM on Nov. 18, 2010

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