What This White Mom Did to Her Black Daughter’s Hair: The First Trip to the Salon

I had Naomi’s hair in two twists to make it easy for the stylist to work through. Or, so I thought.

As I’ve mentioned before, hair has been a challenge in our trans-racial adoption of our five year old daughter Naomi.  [Read more...]

Black Hair 101

Today, I spent three hours doing Naomi’s new braids, complete with pink beads at the bottom of each strand.  (Yes, only three hours, because my 13 year old Camille is learning how to braid while I partition into nice little squares on her head!) I’m so thankful that it’s now a family affair, because it cuts my time in half.  Thanks, Camille!  Here’s what Camille did:

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