How You Can Get Your Child’s Hair Washed With NO TEARS!

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

My sons have for as long as I can remember not liked their hair washed with Aidan especially protesting at the sight of the shampoo bottle. I tried those funny kids caps, telling them to lie back in the bath, numerous hold your head back in the shower and face washers over eyes and noses when rinsing. I also tried many a product that claimed no more More...

by Danielle Mantakoul | Published 2 years ago
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