Lorelei's been wiggling and jiggling her baby teeth ever since the dentist told her two were loose last month, and all this week, one of them has been hanging on by a thread. L was deliriously excited to pluck it out, and ran to our bed late tonight with Gryffy to tell us it was time! She tried to do it herself--fail. I got the video camera out and asked her to let me try--fail. She got really nervous, so I said "Joshua 1:9," to which she said, "Be strong and courageous." And boy, was she! Daddy turned off the camera--fail--and no less than a minute later, I gave that front incisor its final yank!
And now the tooth is tucked snugly under her pillow, beckoning the Tooth Fairy's examination...
1 month ago