1.31.2008

I am the meanest mommy..

So we were being "spur of the moment" tonight by taking our kids to the mall ( we make it a rule to NEVER take our three small children to the mall) for a bite to eat... next thing you know, we are in Claires getting Millie's ears pierced. Grandma Leslee had the lovely job of holding Millie's arms down while we shot her ears up full of 14k white gold 3mm balls. Really cute. And really mean. The sound of that earring gun gave me goosebumps. I really did forget how scary it is. My boys were hiding in the corner of the store plugging their ears. They were way more worried than Millie. She just knew she was getting earrings and a sucker. It all worked out and we've all gotten over the trauma.. a little Pudding on the Rice and a ride on the carousel did the trick.


11 comments:

Betina said...

Just tell her what I always chanted to my little sisters when I was tugging at their hair for French Braids.... IT HURTS TO BE BEAUTIFUL!

Lindsey Lee said...

Oh how cute. Millie will be so darling in 14K gold! Beauty hurts!! Talk about mean mom...i pon my kid off to anyone who wants him so i can have some peace and quiet for an hour. any super good flavors at pudding on the rice?

Haley said...

Betina, Those are the exact words my mom said to my boys.. "see what girls go through to be "pretty"??

Linds, We got marshmallow, toffee, raspberry, coconut, vanilla & cherry chocolate ... yummm - o!

Lindsey said...

Hey! Its Lindsey Thompson :) I got your e-mail and yes I do have a blog! I read your blog all the time too. Mine is www.thompsonlove.blogspot.com And good luck with those earrings, I've been a mean Mommy twice because she keeps pulling them out. Now I thrown my arms up in defeat on the whole issue. But they sure are adorable.

Britnee said...

You know me, I just did Avi's when she was 3 months, the first day she was able. Cause my kids cry all the time at that age anyway so it was all the same to me. I'm sure she looks darling! & if that makes you me...then I am for sure the meanest!

more caffeine, please said...

That is so cute! The picture with the sucker in her mouth and mirror in her hands is priceless. You're lucky to have a girl!

Summer said...

I love that you did that Haley. I am wondering how you got Aaron to be OK with it! I bet they are super cute!

Haley said...

Summer, My mom told Aaron he should be holding Millie while they pierced her.. and he said "No way, I am not supporting this" - but really, I think he likes it.

Lance and Becky said...

They are darling cute! I was thinking about getting Rylie's done, but I'm afraid she might try to pull them out??? Seven months, what do you think???? She is so beautiful, love the earings Millie!

Jenny Slingerland said...

I've been debating doing Jordan's now. It seems less mean when they're younger and won't remember the pain. Am I right? Mine were pierced when I was 3 months old and I don't remember a thing! Should I do it now???

Haley said...

Chu, It really wasn't that bad.. maybe 30 seconds of crying.. It's only been a few days but there haven't been any swollen limbs or infected lobes. :)