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Terrible Tooth Fairy

I was awoken from a deep and much-needed slumber when I heard Isabelle call out, “The Tooth Fairy didn’t come!” from the other end of hallway around 6:20 a.m.  Oh. My. G-d! She repeated herself as she ran down the hall to our bedroom. I looked at Marc a moment before Isabelle barged into our… Continue reading Terrible Tooth Fairy

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I was the Tooth Fairy.

Isabelle was born with a natal tooth. By the time she was a month old, she had already visited the dentist twice to have it checked. It wasn’t wiggling so we decided not to have it pulled. Have you ever seen a newborn baby with a tooth? It’s quite a site! Truthfully, It was the bane of… Continue reading I was the Tooth Fairy.

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To Keep the Baby Teeth or to Throw Them Away… That is the Question!

My husband and the Tooth Fairy had a disagreement last night.

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Hanging On By a Thread

I do not like wiggly teeth. I get the willies anytime I see a tooth hanging on by a thread. Forget about snaggle teeth… that’s just too much for me to handle! These are reasons it’s a good thing I taught fourth and fifth grade, not first or second. I don’t think I could handle… Continue reading Hanging On By a Thread

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Our Hurricane Sandy Book Stack

This meme was started by Sheila at Book Journey and the kids’ version has been adapted by Jen and Kellee at Teach Mentor Texts. I am hoping, as most East Coasters are, that the power will not go out.  The winds are gusting outside of my house.  The trees in our backyard are swaying back and forth.  I… Continue reading Our Hurricane Sandy Book Stack