Every time, since the dawn of creation, that we walked by anywhere to get ears pierced I would ask Ellie if she wanted to.
She would always scream and run in the other direction.
Yesterday for the billionth time I asked.
She calmy said yes.
I thought to myself,
"Self, this is perfect. There is no big lead up, no time to fret. Let's do this!"
She sat in the chair.
She held Claire Bear.
She was nervous.
But pretended not to be.
And just like that it was over.
She cried just a titch.
This was her first look.
10 minutes in and she was happy.
I catch her staring at herself in the mirror.
I think she likes it.
She looks older.
Chris said last night that he feels like this is the gateway to the bra.
It all starts with pierced ears.
He is not quite ready for her to be so big.
I love that man.
And I love her new look.