Today was Elissa's first official haircut (I figure me hacking at her fringe doesn't count). This morning she looked something like this:
After half an hour of sitting on my lap in the hairdresser's, marred only by a little boredom and absolutely no crying or obnoxiousness, she looked like this:
It took less than 10 minutes for someone to call her a boy, and to look sceptically at me when I said she was a girl. Of course, if you can see any similarities between these two photos:
....you may understand why some people might think she looks a teensy bit like a boy. The top photo is Ben at almost the same age (about 2 months older).
Just in case you were wondering whether boys and girls really do look any different when they are 2.