It's thick and springy and we have to spray conditioner through it every day just to drag a comb through.
And forget brushing!!
Being six, she can't understand why strangers comment on how beautiful her hair is. She just wants it to be straight and shiny and swishy. And I totally get that, because my hair, unstraightened, looks like the stringy fibre you find inside a coconut.
Sometimes, she gives me the puppy-dog eyes. See?
note : image may differ from actual child
And what's a mum to do? I straighten her hair.
So now she's prancing around the house, swishing and flicking and draping herself on the door frames.
I know it's not good for her hair but she feels a million bucks. Hard to resist.