No Tooth Fairies Allowed

Ruby does not like change.  Even good and natural change causes her to burst into tears at any given moment.  She gets that from me, as my mother will be happy to detail at length the next time you see her.  I hated change growing up, and now my daughter does too.  She hates it […]

The Going Rate For the Tooth Fairy

As you may recall from yesterday’spost, my daughter had her tooth pulled out by the dentist which left us with one very excited six-year-old, and two parents wondering for the first time just what was expected of the tooth fairy. When I was a kid the tooth fairy left me a quarter. Apparently my wife […]

My Daughter Has Shark Teeth

About a year ago, at her normal check-up, the dentist told my daughter that her teeth were starting to get slightly loose, and that she would probably have lost one or two by her birthday.  This was the most exciting news possible to a five-year-old, and she spent countless hours attempting to wiggle her, as […]