Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Its Official

She's a girl. Even in Mexico. Last Friday, Ben and I took Addison to get her ears pierced. She was a champ! Cried for about 15 seconds and then perked right up to look around and show off her little ears. I know that some of you may need a little background. I was the first Taylor child born in Mexico, and the first girl. Although my parents initially resisted the social pressure to have my ears pierced, they eventually succumbed because their pastor pulled my father aside and said, "Brother, everyone thinks your daughter is a boy. You have to pierce her ears." So they did. Melissa had her ears pierced in the hospital. So when Addie was born, the conversation of when we could pierce her ears was an early one. Up in these here United States you have to wait until the baby has had her 2 month shots. So we waited until such a day came and made her gender official. :) This explanation may still leave some of you puzzled and uncertain. I offer as proof positive that this was a good idea the undeniable cuteness of my daughter. (Notice that all the pictures are from the side . . .her cheeks are so chubby that you can't see her ears in a straight on shot)


This last picture was taken last Sunday. My Grandparents on my mother's side are in town and it has been so great having them around. Addison has loved meeting them. She is here with her great grandma Sue.

9 comments:

Scott & Carissa Martin said...

She's absolutely adorable. Can't wait to squeeze those ear-hiding-chubster-cheeks.

Casey said...

cuuuuute!

Stefan, Sarah and Lukka said...

Ben explained this to us on Sunday--it's cool you carried on your family's tradition! I just always wanted to do it to my [future baby girl] because then I can clean them and she won't mess with them!
I do agree--she is so cute!

Josh and Erin said...

:) so cute!

JLW said...

Crystal, You baby girl is so cute! Congrats. I found your blog though Alyssa Corley's. :)

-Ashley Wingo (Joel's wife)

crystal said...

Welcome, Ashley! I have heard such great things about you and would love to meet you someday. Maybe at a Mexico reunion . . . :)

Toplov Trio said...

Crystal, she's a true gem! I tried convincing my hubby for the need of ear piercing after EVERY person insisted Jaida was a boy (even with pink flouncing about)....didn't work! =)

jess&mich said...

Of COURSE she's a girl! Look at her! The nerve. Tell my little homegirl they wouldn't know a cute baby girl if she peed in their face (wait, that was me, and that was definitely a little boy).

I gotta get me some Addi time.

-j

Alyssa said...

Yah! We pierced Trin's at home when she was 5 days old. Zac did it. :) I'm all about piercing little girl's ears.