Consider keeping little girls' hair short
When I was a little girl, I had waist-long hair which my mom brushed and braided every day. We might as well have bought shares in Johnson & Johnson for the bottles of No More Tangles we went through. When I think of the time, pain, and expense required to deal with my hair, I truly appreciate this tip, sent along by Sara:
When I was a teenager, I babysat for a family of 4 girls -- triplets and their older sister. One rule their mom had was that everyone had short hair until they were old enough to do their own hair. I can only imagine how much time this saved. I think of this hack often, mostly when combing the snarls out of my daughter's hair!
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