Thursday, November 08, 2007

The Fro' Must Go

Yousuf's hair is getting a little on the wild side. In fact, I haven't cut it since we were in Gaza this past spring. Now a debate is raging in our household: Fro or no Fro?

You be the judge!

(note: hair's maximum potential not reached due to use of frizz control products...)

Yousuf in pre-school last month

Yousuf during a local Eid celebration

With Seedo watching an Arabic tamsaliya... (miniseries)


Blogger Mama Z said...

he is sooo gorgeous! c'mon you have to let him keep it... he is just adorable mashallah!

8:42 PM  
Blogger josy said...

that was SO just an excuse to post pics of your beautiful boy. now please find an excuse to post pics of your growing belly. and i vote he keeps the fro.

9:43 PM  
Blogger Roba said...

i think its cute! :)

11:57 PM  
Blogger ياسمين حميد said...

It's so cute, please let him keep it! I imagine that it's not very easy to comb his hair, though...

10:14 AM  
Blogger Raquel said...

Oh Laila!
Yousuf's hair is just gorgeous. It think that so much that I showed him to my mother like a year ago and she fell in love with him.
We both check on you guys to see how are you.
Greetings from Canada and Mexico.

10:55 PM  
Blogger Frida said...

any excuse - i don't care - he is too cute for words. i love the fro and think it has a good month left in it yet... no?

7:28 AM  
Blogger Julie said...

I have to vote to keep it too...he has GORGEOUS hair!! When I think of all the money I used to spend, trying to make my hair look like that....

Julie in Nova Scotia

7:56 PM  
Blogger Halla said...


Hang on to that hair as long as you can, the hair changes when they get older. It's cute let it go for a while, just don't buzz it when you finally cut it.

10:48 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

He has GORGEOUS hair.....if you want to trim it a bit, go ahead, but don't cut those beautiful curls off entirely please!! I used to pay a lot of money to hairdressers to try to make MY hair look like that!!

Julie in Nova Scotia

12:59 AM  
Blogger Desert Mom said...

He's such a cutiepie..... he'll look adorable either way! :) . But i personally think the fro's gonna sway the girls.......... :)

6:53 AM  
Blogger Jessica Schessler said...

He looks adorable! Keep it!

8:33 AM  
Blogger jarvenpa said...

I think he has beautiful hair, wildly curling, how wonderful. (as someone with babyfine stickstraight hair I am a bit envious).
And yes, he is tremendously cute.

10:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

So long as you can get a comb through it without making tears...

Boys seem to love having long hair just as much as girls do.

12:45 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

keep the frooooooooo!!! :))))

1:13 AM  
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7:27 PM  
Blogger RYD said...

Keep the fro', it's so damn cute!

3:35 AM  
Blogger Helena said...

Keep the Fro!

When my son was that age he had almost exactly the same hair-- sometimes a bit longer and wilder. Now he's nearly 30 his hairline is starting to recede... So my vote is "Flaunt it while he still has it!"

4:50 AM  
Blogger a said...

I think it really should be up to him. If he doesn't care, though, I see no reason to get rid of it. It's lovely.

1:59 AM  
Blogger Bint Battuta said...

Keep it, please!

6:50 AM  
Blogger iNFaMoUsJeSt said...

Keep the fro! Your child is very gorgeous! =) I like the last picture hehe.

5:39 PM  
Blogger Cherine said...

ASA Laila,

Haram alaiki!! LOL! Mash'Allah what a beautiful child. Let him keep his locks - it's not as if he is sporting a 12 inch fro - that would be me. Uhhh - why don't you ask HIM what he would like? Nothing wrong with letting him in on the decision making sometimes.

To be fair, we have the same tussle with my son, Zakariya, who is 4 1/2!

1:05 PM  
Blogger bb_aisha said...

I think we're all agreed-don't cut it. He's too cute, mashallah

4:48 PM  

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