I gave in and cut Elena's hair. I hate cutting kids hair; we didn't cut Scout's for the longest time. Just ponied up through the scraggly stage until it was long enough to stay out of her eyes. But Elena...well, she wasn't haven't anything in her hair. She fights you putting it in. She pulls it out as soon as you put it in. So her hair hung down in her face all day long. Usually sticking in her snotty nose and drying there. It was gross. She looked like this, on a good day.
I chopped it up. I think it looks a bit mulletish, but it's better than wild. Here are a few different shots of her from various angles, for your viewing pleasure.