Win a weeney prize
This blog post is by Nicola Baird sharing ideas about thrifty, creative and eco-friendly ways to raise children. This post is about what you think about washing little children’s hair – yes or no? For more info about parenting see my book Homemade Kids, or for my website click here.
Weleda is a fascinating company – providing organic lotions and potions with an ethical story. Would you like to win a PRIZE – a tiny tester tube of Calendula shampoo and body wash? It’s the ideal size for a mini-break (and the school holidays are coming up again…). I’ll post the prize to you (here’s hoping you live in the UK) if you can share your thoughts about washing children’s hair on the comment form below (don’t forget to make sure I can contact you via email or your blog).
Tonight’s the night
So, do you do it, or not? I figure as babies and little children (under 10s?) don’t sweat there is no reason – unless they have rubbed food (or worse!) into their hair or have head lice. And if it is head lice you are going to have to brace yourself for days of combing with a fine-toothed comb through a cloud of lather in a bid to interrupt these pesky insects’ life cycle.
I remember hating hair washing when I was little – there were always tears when soap went into my eyes – and I noticed my first baby hated it too, so I just gave up. The result has been fascinating. A lot less time spent soaping and rinsing, perfectly clean hair (more often than not on a protesting child), plus less need for chemical mix nasties in the bathroom.
Over to you
Write a comment so you have a chance to win the little prize – it’s a Weleda potion suitable for babes, so sure to be even more lovely for grown up skin. Deadline 1 March 2012 (end of day).