Hair 4 Haiti

By | January 26th, 2010|Changing Habits|

Yesterday, my daughters school decided to raise money for Haiti by allowing the pupils to do anything they liked with their hair in exchange for a donation.  It was great fun of course, and even though there are only 185 children at the school they raised over £800: so well done St Aubyns! I imagine that for most of the children, their hair became the focus: it certainly did in our household!  It had to look ‘perfect’, get ‘the right sort of attention’, stand out from the rest but not look ridiculous, ‘fit in’ in an ‘individual’ sort of way! When we spend our lives trying to be ‘perfect’ we can disconnect ourselves from what’s really going on in life : [...]