Why Does “Mixed Hair Care” Offend Some People?

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The terms “mixed hair care” and “biracial hair care” appears to offend some people. I’m a mom of two multiracial children, and often share mixed hair care tips. In fact, the subject matter is an ongoing theme throughout my blog. As you probably know, my daughter previously grappled with accepting her mixed hair. That struggle inspired our Curly…

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Zipper Braid Hairstyle on Curly Hair

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Zipper braid has been done on straight hair. But I haven’t seen it done on curly hair, so I wanted to give it a try on my daughter’s biracial curls. It’s also a cute back to school hairdo. When it comes to this braided hairstyle, it can get a little tricky. Once you get the…

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Easy Hair Bow Tutorial

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It’s pretty easy to make a hair bow. All you need are just a few tools to create a cute hairstyle. I’ve seen this done on straight hair, but rarely on little girls with curls. What You Need for the Hair Bow Tutorial Rat tail comb Bobby pins Scrunchy or Hair Tie Elastic bands Directions…

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6 Easy Ponytail Hairstyles for Little Girls

6 Easy Ponytail Hairstyles for Little Girls

When you’re short on time and need to get the kiddies out the door without them looking a hot mess, quick and easy hairstyles are the way to go. During the summer months, we love to sport a wash-n-go. But sometimes my daughter likes to keep her curls up and out of her face. Here…

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3 Ways to Teach Kids Leadership Qualities

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We learn from a young age how to say please and thank you. But, it’s not often that you hear about how to teach leadership qualities. Let’s face it; not everyone is born a strong leader. But I firmly believe it’s something that’s taught and it’s something that I think every child should learn at…

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Bantu Knots and Beach Waves on Curly Biracial Hair

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Bantu knots have always been the go-to-hairstyle on wash day back home in Jamaica; only we refer to them as “chiney bumps.” My mom would shampoo and condition my hair, apply castor oil and chiney bump my kinky coily hair. I actually hated the style back then. I used to beg her to leave my hair…

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Teach Kids How to Care for Curly Hair

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When I first saw my son take a brush to his curls, I nearly freaked out. When my daughter began styling her naturally curly hair on her own and got a hair tie stuck in her ringlets, I almost lost it. As you can probably imagine, I take my children’s curly hair seriously. Some may…

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Curly Hairstyle of the Week: Cute Braided Bun Tutorial

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Jamaican cornrows was usually the go-to-braided hairstyle when I was a child. Now that I’m a mom, I want to pass down this tradition to my daughter. So for our Curly Hairstyle of the Week, we are doing a cute braided bun tutorial. This style took us about an hour to achieve. I know that may…

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