Flight of the Tooth Fairy

Toothless

It’s actually been almost a month since Katie came to me and said Mama, something happened to my tooth. The dentist told us last Spring that her bottom two teeth were loose but we hadn’t noticed any looseness until just the day before it came out. She was trying to open a lid with her teeth — not something we encourage, for sure — and out it came. Luckily, I was prepared with this:

Tooth Fairy Door

A fairy portal by the absolutely wonderful Kim — seriously I cannot tell you how great she is. We did not want our fairy portals — you know I had to get one for Tristan too for when the time comes — to be mounted next to the baseboard like Kim’s regular doors. Instead we wanted to mount them higher on the wall — away from little hands. Fairies fly, right? So that is why Kim made us a circular door. Katie was thrilled when she discovered it in the morning. We told her she must be pretty special to have the tooth fairy build a door into her room. Now she’s just trying to figure out how to get the next tooth out.

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10 Responses to “Flight of the Tooth Fairy”


  1. 1 martha November 6, 2008 at 11:01 pm

    was that her first one?
    so sweet:)

  2. 2 Katie November 7, 2008 at 9:34 am

    aww, how exciting! The portal is so cute. What a great idea!

  3. 3 emily November 7, 2008 at 9:40 am

    congratulations! a big event. and the fairy portal is fantastic.

  4. 4 anina November 7, 2008 at 11:32 am

    What a wonderful idea!

  5. 5 amy h November 7, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    Yay for the first tooth! I love the idea of a fairy door.

  6. 6 Amanda K November 8, 2008 at 8:29 am

    I had one of those for Maddy too! Gorgeous aren’t they. Congrats to your big girl on loosing her tooth 🙂

  7. 7 erin November 9, 2008 at 10:06 am

    that idea is so cute!

  8. 8 JoAnna November 11, 2008 at 3:23 pm

    I love your idea of keeping the fairy portal up high!!!!!

  9. 9 amandajean November 12, 2008 at 9:45 pm

    I couldn’t appreciate a toothless grin until my little guy started losing teeth. she is adorable and so grown up!

  10. 10 sarah November 26, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    oh. i love this idea. hmm. our oldest two have never had a visit from the tooth fairy, only the tooth momma, the tooth mouse or the tooth daddy 🙂 perhaps a tooth fairy portal would open the way for fairies.


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