Mia convinced us that getting her ears pierced like her big sister was a need and not a want. So rather impulsively one evening after dinner we headed to the mall to do just that. These earrings are bringing her one step closer to her most important goal as of late. . . being a teenager. These days every outfit she puts on, shoes she wears, or hairstyle she picks are followed by the question: "Mom, does this make me look like a teenager?"