Originally Posted by JustJamie
If your DH protests, saying he thinks it's "cute" and "feminine", do a counter-offer. "I don't want to pierce her ears, but you know, I think a labret piercing would be just ADORABLE on her! Don't you think? Or maybe a tiny stud in her nose?"
That's the argument I used when dd was a baby
Along with the ridiculousness of it - everyone thinks I should get her ears pierced, and yet I would have her taken away for a stud in the nose (which probably hurts less!)
It's all body modification, and it's a serious thing. My kids have to be old enough to make the choice and take care of it themselves, and when she is, she's lucky enough to have a professional piercer as one of her godmothers, so she's covered...the other is a tattoo artist..so we're set