The First No-Tears Kid’s Hair Cut

I’ve been letting my son’s hair grow — it was getting in his eyes. A haircut was overdue, but haircuts with a toddler are no fun. There’s crying, crying and more crying. His head jerks from left to right when the scissors get near his head. Forget the clippers.

I started researching hair salons for kids and found one in our area, although a good 30-minute drive from home. It was worth a try, I thought.

This place was awesome. It was colorfully decorated, had a Thomas the Tank Engine train set and video game systems for kids to play while they wait.

Once it was his turn, he got to sit in a mini-firetruck that was raised on a pole. TVs that play DVDs are in front of each chair while the kids get their haircuts.

This combination equaled no tears for us. The 30-minute drive was worth it for us. We’ll definitely be back for the next hair cut, this time before his hair gets in his face.

kids hair cut

kids hair cut

Photos taken at Cool Cuts 4 Kids salon in Kissimmee, FL

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Alicia Lewis Murray BioABOUT ALICIA: Alicia is the founder of Balancing Last year, she managed to stay sane while completing an MBA, working full-time, blogging, and still baking amazing birthday cakes ā€” all while raising a young family at home.


  1. Yen says

    I love this place but unfornately it is too expensive. I mean $17 for a haircut is extreme. I wish the were cheaper

  2. Yen says

    I love this place but unfortunately it is too expensive. I mean $17 for a haircut is extreme. I wish they were cheaper

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