After a false alarm last year, it’s finally happening: my daughter has a legit loose tooth. She is beyond excited. Well, she is now, after we convinced her that it wouldn’t hurt or bleed much if at all. And now the Tooth Fairy scheming has begun.
Stella seems to think the TF is going to leave her $100. For real. She desperately wants a realistic rubber water-safe mermaid tail she saw on TV somewhere. They’re $100. I think $100 is a bit steep for a mermaid tail that A) will only be worn for one summer due to the fact that kids grow and stuff, and B) is obviously designed to ensure lots of near-death experiences due to drowning. So my girl may be a tad disappointed. TF doesn’t have that kind of bank, and her mother is biding her time, hoping the soon-to-be-gap-toothed princess finds another passion.In the meantime, if I can find something new to
I’m not having it. Nope, not at all.
I made a Tooth Fairy “mailbox” out of a small wooden cigar box. It’s not quite as cute as I’d envisioned, but it will do the trick. Once the appointed tooth falls out, Stella can put it in the “mail,” and the TF will respond in kind. Best of all, the “mailbox” can be placed in the living room, far from sleeping children.
I like it. Parenting win!
Oh yeah, and how much did/do y’all give for teeth? The Tooth Fairy wants to know.