Wigged Out

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Just when we thought our infant daughters had successfully eluded the fashionistas, we discovered Baby Bangs, the most questionable accessory to be dangled before style-savvy mommies since those scary baby high heels.

WHAT?! Yup, a hair piece designed just for little girls who’s moms are waiting breathlessly for their own hair to grow in.  A wig.  A toupee of sorts.  Made of real hair. This takes the idea of those cute little bows on a stretchy hair band to a whole new creepy level.

Hi sweetie … can you say ‘I’m just not cute enough’?  To be followed a few years later by ‘I’m just not pretty enough’, and then ‘I’m just not sexy enough’?  OK, the middle-aged Mamas may not be right on the cutting edge of all pop-culture trends, but this is ridiculous.

Hey …  you out there in fashion land … stop sending our girl children the message that appearance is everything.  And that looking older is better.  And that childhood is all about striving for the next cool, edgy, grown-up thing.  We’re tired of it!  Let’s worry more about what’s growing inside the head, and less about what’s (not) growing outside.

CRASH! … That was the sound of us falling off our soapbox …

Please write and tell us … would you buy this?

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Ellen and Rachel are two old friends and “expert” mamas—one a pediatrician and one a family therapist—with fifty years of parenting experience between them.


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One response to “Wigged Out”

  1. DIU

    I keep want to start this comment with ‘good’ or ‘nice’ or ‘great’ but none of these seems strong enough, or appropriate enough for what you just posted.Just fantastic and mindblowing blog keep it up..!!!

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