Monday, December 4, 2006

The Big Tooth Fairy Question

Itai's got a few more loose teeth, which is begging the question - what do we do about the Tooth Fairy? I love the Tooth Fairy, HE loved the Tooth Fairy, we were all quite happy with the idea that she slipped a little something under his pillow while he slept. Heck, he's even got a tooth fairy BAG that Grandma made...

Only catch? The Tooth Fairy isn't widely known in Israel. So some of those too-big-for-their-britches jaded older kids from his afternoon program some little darling has apparently told him that there is no such thing as the Tooth Fairy!!! Now Itai has informed us that there is in fact no Tooth Fairy, that fairies in general are not real (and couldn't talk even if they were), and that he knows it's been us all along.

I'm SO disappointed. Being a Jewish kid in Israel, it's not like he gets Santa Claus, so I was hoping to at least be able to do the Tooth Fairy thing for a little while... Hmmm... maybe evil mom will plant the idea that if there's no tooth fairy then there's no money, and see if he regains his faith... *snicker*

And on another totally unrelated front, Miss Mouse a/k/a Maya seems to really be getting the hang of this potty training thing - woohoo! I thank her, her teachers thank her, and my rugs and couches certainly thank her! She's so darn cute about it too - she knows it's been hard for her and that she's finally done something really great, so each and every time she uses the toilet she jumps up and literally shouts at the top of her lungs "I DID it! Yayyyyyyy for Maya!!" and starts clapping madly. What a character.

1 comment:

Territorial said...

No tooth fairy!!! I would not stand for it. I love when kids still believe in magic and all that goes with it.

Diva is cheching her teeth daily to see how they are holding up...nothing wiggling yet.