I urge everyone to braid their hair. I mean, I run a whole blog dedicated to braids (http://iloveboxbraids.tumblr.com/). As you already know I'm going all out for the summer. Giving my hair a break from extensions. In this video, I explain what I'm doing with my hair and why. i also talk about how important braiding your hair, vs. relaxing it, is.
I asked my mother to braid up my hair so it can be wavy when I un-braid it: