I'm going to spare the long details of why they cut their hair - it's nothing much than wanting it, really. And as much as I love their long hair, it really looks best after they wash it. Which we don't do super often and never do before school. So it always looks like a rat's nest, etc. So until the boys start to want to look good with good hair, maybe short is the way to go. . .?
And a random, unrelated video that should be titled, "Here's what happens when Mom goes to book-club:"