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A Birthday and a Haircut

About a month ago, my little sister turned 21. That made me feel really OLD! Had I not had kids, our plan would have been to kidnap her, get a table with bottle service at the club and watch her dance on tables and pour vodka down her throat. Then afterwards I would have held her hair back while she pukes it all up in the bathroom. BUT- my sister is civilized, so she had a cute little get together at Cafe Renaissance to celebrate.

My mom seriously makes the prettiest table settings. How cute is this?!


My mom throws beautiful private parties at our family restaurant, Cafe Renaissance. Food just tastes better when you present it fancy, and we are all about fancy.

I love this family.


Notice how Valentino’s hair is out of control. So soon after this get together I took him to get a hair cut at this store in Fair Oaks mall called Cartoon Cuts. This place was AMAZING.

They sat him down on this booster seat thing, buckled him up, put some toy cars in his lap, and put on peppa pig on the TV in front of him. He literally didn’t budge during the entire haircut. The lady was able to spray his hair wet and cut it, all without him budging an inch. He literally froze, probably because he is obsessed with Peppa Pig.

Then after his haircut, when we put him in the stroller, he started to cry. He wanted to go back!! I couldn’t believe it. What kid cries to go back to having his hair cut?




I couldn’t get over it. You really have to be a parent to understand what a big deal it is- for your 1 year old to love a haircut. It’s a BIG deal.

I love him so much.

About: Leila Rahmanian and Salar Rahmanian

Leila Rahmanian is married to Salar Rahmanian. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area and have three wonderful kids, two boys named Valentino Rahmanian and Caspian Rahmanian and a beautiful daughter named Persephone Rahmanian.