With a towel on my tots head, rushing out of the door to the ER... the school director stopped me, "Well, she doesn't need to wear hair-bows to preschool, the clip did this."
I smiled, bit my tongue (hard)... "Ohhh, so the reason my child is crying and cover in dried blood is the hair-bows fault. Not the shovel to the head. How silly of me, I should have known better."
Our two hour visit to the ER resulted in three stitches.
That night I replaced this knife like clip;
With this sweet guy;Just the best thing! The bows do not move, they are more comfortable, last forever and are less likely to draw blood. So now, as soon as I buy new hair-bows, I immediately replace the clips.
Training your southern girls to keep a bow in... it's simple.
With the first sight of hair... wearing a bow was not an option. plain and simple. You must say please and thank you, brush your teeth, wipe your behind, say your prayers, clip your nails, take a bath everyday, seat-belts and wear a hair-bow. plain and simple.
Love of the bow can go all the way through elementary school. That's what I call commitment! Anna Katherine on her 5th grade field trip.Back in the day, I used to make many of my hair-bows. Check out this great link for a step-by-step tutorial in making the perfect bow: