One of the big milestones when you have little ones is the loss of that first tooth. It's something nobody has any control over, yet parents seem to find a way to take credit for it and/or brag about it anyway.
"Little Bobby just lost his first tooth! He's advanced you know; the dentist was predicting it would happen next spring."
You know how those conversations go.
My youngest lost her Very First Tooth last night! It was a big moment for her... and a bit of a sad-- shall I say wistful-- moment for Yours Truly (the Erstwhile Tooth Fairy). She is my fifth and last child and I was just trying to wrap my brain around the fact that she turned six on Tuesday-- SIX!-- when the darn tooth fell out....more