When it comes to piercing my little girls ears I had always said that I would do it when they were ready and wanted to have their ears pierced. There have been a few occasions when we were at the mall and they told me that wanted to get their ears pierced. Each time I would take them to look at the earrings and explain to them that it would hurt and that it was their choice. Each time the would burst out crying when I would say this and we would quickly leave the store.
This morning Kinley and Hadley were playing in their bedroom and they came out together and told me that they wanted to get their ears pierced. I did not take them very seriously because I thought that once I explained to them again that it would hurt that they would quickly change their minds. For some odd reason toady was very different, they were both adamant about it even after I told them that it would hurt like a shot.
After lots of begging Reggie and I decide to take the to the mall thinking that it would only be a waste of time and that the girls would back out as soon as we got their. When we went into the store they were so excited to pick out their earrings. Kinley of course picked out cute little pink flowers and Hadley pick out cute clear diamond colored flowers. We decided that Kinley would go first and that Reggie would take Hadley to the play area and then bring her back so that she did not get tramatized by watching Kinley.
Kinley climed up into the chair and she was so excited, I on the other hand was so nervous! I could not believe how calm my typically nervous Nelly seemed. Kinley is usually scared of her own shadow, so this was a different side to her that I usually do not see. I had called ahead of time to make sure that they would be able to pierce both ears at the same time as I did not want to get one ear done and then have them refuse to do the other. As they pierced Kinely’s ears I was just waiting for her to start screaming and crying but she totally amazed me as she sat their with a huge smile on her face. The girl did not so much as flinch, I could not believe it. She was so excited and I was so proud of her!!
When it was Hadley’s turn to get her ears pierced we had Daddy hold her. She was super brave but had a very serious look on her face. After they pierced Hadley’s ears she let out a scream and cried for about two minutes. As soon as they gave her a sucker she was totally fine and was very proud of her new earrings. I still cannot believe that they did it!
They look so cute!!