My toddler has ringlets…the most frizzy, curly tight ringlets. We still have no idea where they came from! They are beautiful but can be difficult to manage. She can’t have a fringe as she would just have a forehead of frizz.
To keep it out of her eyes I have started braiding the top section on one side.
One tip for any plaits/ braids on children from me would be to only braid to the edge of the head. Once you leave the head and start a ‘normal’ plait it will start to loosen at the sides so tie the bobble straight to the head leaving the rest of hair free as shown in the image below.
My daughter is 3 years old and with nursery, living in the country and just generally being a toddler, her clothes tend not to last very long!
I started to shop more affordably and all she seemed to live in was leggings and jeans. She came home from nursery one day and said that her friend had worn a beautiful pink dress! I thought “are her parents mad?” and then began to think why shouldn’t she wear pretty dresses at nursery and in Winter? She’s only a little girl once, but I needed to make it cost effective and make the clothes last longer.
My first ‘must have’ items for girls in Winter are long sleeved t-shirts in a range of colours. I purchase mine from George at Asda or Primarni. These are £3.50 for a pack of two!
For my daughters 3rd birthday she had a Dinosaur themed party. She desperately wanted a Dinosaur dress and the only decent one I could find was from Hunter and Fox Clothing on online shop Etsy.
Now, I wouldn’t normally pay £22 for a dress for a 3 year old (not even for her birthday!) but I just couldn’t resist this one. It is extremely well made and lined inside.
As her birthday is in September, it’s not long until the colder weather starts. I use the long sleeved t shirts underneath all of her dresses, with a pair of grey cotton tights and then finish with a cardigan if need be. She wears this dress at least once a fortnight now!