One IM conversation later and some rummaging through photo albums had me singing the praises of my Kaleigh once again.
Lookit all the hair, would you?! After winning her title and collecting her trophy (I am so not kidding) as Lil Miss Ponytails that summer, my then eleven year old approached me all on her lonesome and said, "Mom, have you heard of Locks of Love? I would like to cut my hair and donate it."
That was her dad's reaction, not mine. He's from the school of girls have long hair and boys have short. Ummm, yeah, ohhh kay.
I was only bummed in that I wish she would have held out til after Halloween. She would have made a perfect Samara Morgan(from The Ring).
Just one more reason I'm a right proud mama: