So I was surprised when a few weeks ago she asked to get her ears pierced.
A couple of her friends have gotten them pierced recently, and she decided to get over her fear of the pain to get hers done as well.
I thought about it a bit and decided she needed to make her bed every morning for a week before she could get them pierced, to show that she could take on some additional responsibility. After all, she would have to clean her ears three times a day for six weeks before taking out her starter set of earrings.
So a couple of Saturdays ago she and I headed out for the mall. She was too nervous to eat lunch beforehand and had butterflies in her stomach, she was both nervous and excited. And when I gave her the option to back out, she was committed.
And so she did it. She picked out green ones, the birthstone for May (same color I got when I had my ears pierced.)
|Waiting in anticipation.|
My little girl is growing up.