Wednesday, June 04, 2008

My brave little toaster

Its very interesting to watch your children become themselves and make choices about their appearances.




Blogger Sam said...

Sweet! Her eyes look a little shiny... was it more painful than expected? I think my dd would be wailing!


4:08 PM  
Blogger karl said...

my daughter wants this, too. but she is younger. did she find it painful? i know i did as a girl, but i am a wimp. did they use the gun or a needle? just curious, as kassi really wants earrings.

tabitha, not karl

12:38 PM  
Blogger Vicki said...

What a precious photo! Even thru the tears you can see her joy :)

BTW, thx for the question re. fuel prices on my blog, I plan on answering it very soon in upcoming posts!

10:07 AM  
Blogger pamela said...

so glad you took her to jori and not the mall!

happy birthday, amara!

(still can't believe that she was the same chubby baby i met years ago!)

12:16 AM  
Blogger Megan said...

Sam- Yes, she was surprised by how much it hurt. We tried (in vain it seems) to prepare her. She is very happy to have done it though.

Tabitha- We took her to a piercist that I trust. The needle method hurts more but it heals faster and is less likely to close up. Mar begged for months. We had originally intended to propose the idea around 7 or 8. We were won over by her persistence and the fact that she was making her own decision about her appearance.

Pam- Jori was the only place we considered.

12:33 PM  
Blogger mamakendra said...

I would still, at my age, cringe at the needle instead of the gun, the gun is so darn fast! I may chicken out on doing it again (any piercing that is) just cuz I know how bad it hurts! What a brave lil gal, what we as a species do for adornment/vanity, hehe!

7:23 PM  
Blogger B Kinch said...

I just had my lobes pierced (just like Amara's) at Jori's. I've had it done with a gun close to twenty times, and it NEVER heals right. But Jori was amazing and my ears are already almost all the way healed-after two weeks. Even though I've had other piercings for up to a year before, they have never once healed to this point. Hooray for the needle!

Amara was my inspiration :)

PS. when you called me the other day and I had to abruptly and awkwardly get off the phone, it's because I was mid-pierce, lol.

8:13 AM  
Blogger beautifulwolf said...

So brave! The tears look like tears of joy *G*

1:12 PM  
Blogger Karinda said...

Kyla got ears done as a 10 year old Yule gift. We recently had a little mini shopping spree at Jori's to get her new ones and to stretch mine.
Fun Stuff!!!

3:37 PM  
Blogger Karinda said...

BTW....just noticed the title. LMAO!!! I remember that movie.

3:38 PM  

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