Best Horrible Haircuts Kids Gave Themselves
You'll laugh, you'll cry...you'll hide your scissors.
They say it's a rite of passage for kids to cut their own hair, but it's one that often ends up going very, very wrong. So whether your child is sporting a mullet, bald spots or barely-there bangs, just remember that you're not alone. Here are some hilarious stories from other parents about haircuts that went wrong , including the tweet in the video below. These adorable mini-stylists will be sure to make you smile -- and hide your scissors.
- A Cut That Really Brings Out Her Eyes
Sam Davidson, co-founder and CEO of Batch,was shocked when he saw his daughter's new haircut, especially since she's a huge fan of Tangled. "When you know your kid has access to scissors (or paint or food or glue) and they've been quiet for a while, it may be a good idea to check in and see what kind of "art" they're making," he says.
- Brotherly Love
What do you do when you brush your little sister's hair and the brush gets tangled? Cut it out, of course.
- Beauty School Dropout
We wouldn't write off a future career as a stylist just yet. She already knows that the best way hide a bad haircut is with a super cute dress and necklace.
- When in Doubt, Cut It Out
After he tried to cut gum out of his hair, this hairdresser's son realized he might take after his dad after all.
- Business in the Front, Party in the Back
What happens when you only know to cut the hair you "can see"? A beautiful mullet right in time for your baby brother's christening.
- Just a Little off the Top
Care.com's Sarah Regner's son created a masterpiece. "He started off wanting to trim the front. When I caught him he had gotten pretty far with it. As you can see, he still had the scissors in his hand when I took the photo. I knew I was going to have to shave his head, so I told him he might as well finish the job," she says.
- Caught in the Nick of Time
She just wanted short hair, but mom wasn't on board. So she got here way -- on one side.
- Sorry, No Refunds
Who do you think was more upset? This guy, or his mom?
- Even Superheroes Have Bad Hair Days
A few bald spots won't cramp his style -- he knows mom will come to the rescue.
Kathryn Flynn is a writer and the mom of two girls and a boy. She specializes in parenting and personal finance topics and enjoys helping families make smarter decisions.