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I Fired the Tooth Fairy

Jessica Johnston | Posted 03.03.2017 | Parents
Jessica Johnston

I fired the Tooth Fairy. Sorry not sorry. I am all done moonlighting as an ivory collector. It was the fifth time the “Tooth Fairy must have been so...

Tooth Fairy Bankruptcy: Baby Tooth Collection Not Lucrative And Also Gross

Mellini Kantayya | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy
Mellini Kantayya

The Tooth Fairy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today, citing a number of missteps that led to her financial demise.

Our Tooth Fairy Is a Lazy, Shiftless Hussy

Lynn LaPlante Allaway | Posted 02.12.2017 | Parents
Lynn LaPlante Allaway

Oh, the shame! I was walking past my kids' room last night and on the bedroom door, there hung a note. It was addressed to our Tooth Fairy, that truan...

Watch The Most Insane Ways Kids Are Pulling Their Loose Teeth

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.18.2016 | Weird News

Pulling out a wobbly tooth used to be a simple rite of passage for kids. But now it's ultra-competitive, as children see who can do it in the most spe...

What the Tooth Fairy Taught My Kids About the Art of the Deal

Paul Boorstin | Posted 10.22.2016 | Parents
Paul Boorstin

My son and daughter are both grown up now, successful adults with jobs and lives of their own. I suspect the reason I have kept their old teeth all these years is that every night the Tooth Fairy paid my kids a visit wasn't only a magical experience. For them, it was also a practical learning experience.

Everything You Need To Know About Baby Teeth

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

Some of the most common questions I get as a dentist have to do with deciduous teeth: When do they come in? When should parents brush them? What about flossing? I thought it might be helpful if I answered some of these questions. So here you go: everything you need to know about baby teeth.

3 (and Soon to Be 4) Ways Your Dentist Can Replace Your Missing Teeth

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

We all know what it's like to lose a tooth. In fact, some of us have even got paid for the loss -- thanks, Tooth Fairy! While our baby teeth are s...

The Top 10 Awesomest Things About Being A Mom

Eileen O'Connor | Posted 05.29.2016 | Parents
Eileen O'Connor

There are so many awesome things about being a mom. This is just a little glimpse into the last week of my life and the reasons I wake up every morning with so much hope. Maybe this will be the day motherhood pays off. Maybe this will be the day that I figure it all out. Only to lay in bed again at night deflated. Today is not that day.

Dear Fairy

Lynda Freeman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

In a park down by the Lake Ontario, in my neighborhood of Toronto affectionately named the Beach, is an old oak tree. I have walked by this tree many, many times as I've made my way from the boardwalk to the cafes and stores of Queen Street.

25 Embarrassing Things Every Parent Has Done And Denied

Joe DeProspero | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

Every parent, regardless of his or her values or disciplinary strategy, is guilty of pulling an occasional fast one, doing something a bit out of character in order to maintain their sanity throughout parenthood. And, I'm sorry to say, I'm about to expose you all -- or at least myself.

Little Girl Has Had It Up To HERE With The Tooth Fairy's Antics

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.16.2014 | Parents

Today's cute kid note shows that a passive aggressive note from a child only gets funnier with age. Title: A Letter To The Tooth Fairy Author: R...

The Tooth Fairy Visits Kids At A Dentist's Office. Brace Yourself For The Cuteness.

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents

A group of kids got the surprise of a lifetime recently when a visit to the dentist’s office resulted in a meeting with none other than the legendar...

Why The Elf On The Shelf Will Not Be Coming To My House

Miranda Gargasz | Posted 01.25.2015 | Parents
Miranda Gargasz

"See, the Tooth Fairy has to have another job to support this tooth habit of hers. Wednesdays are the day that she works as a spy for the government. Because she's so small she can do lots of really important jobs that normal humans can't, and they pay her very well."

God and Morality: Never the Twain Shall Meet

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The survey is deeply depressing because the idea that faith in god is essential to morality is one of humanity's most dangerous and destructive myths.

How I Tried To Fix A Major Tooth Fairy Fail

Malia McKinnon Frame | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Malia McKinnon Frame

It was not my finest parenting moment. In the barely breaking dawn on day three of school this year, my 7-year-old son walked into my room and said the words every mother dreads: "The tooth fairy didn't come."

A Mom and Daughter on the Too Much-ness of Loose Teeth

Sharon Zuckerwar | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Sharon Zuckerwar

I believe this is one of life's greatest ironies. Kids work so hard to grow those cute little baby teeth. Us mommas buy the Orajel and the teething rings and and amber necklaces to help them through the discomfort. And before you know it, they start falling out of their heads.

Yes, This Tooth Fairy Note Includes A Hashtag

Posted 11.11.2013 | Parents

This cute kid note could soon be trending... Title: Dear So-Called Tooth Fairy Author: Carlos Age: 9 Social media savvy: Clearly, Carlos h...

A Tooth Fairy's Loving Rejection Letter

Andrew Arakawa | Posted 11.27.2013 | Hawaii
Andrew Arakawa

As I sat there rubbing his feet on that early school morning, I realized that my boy is growing up. It made me both sad and happy. He is so full of questions, wanting solid answers, and yet still filled with the mysteries of life, like wanting to ask the Tooth Fairy for a flying potion.

WATCH: Dad's Creative System For Helping The Tooth Fairy Out

Posted 09.15.2013 | Parents

Over the years, kids have tried to wheedle just about everything out of the Tooth Fairy. Some adults even see the beloved character as a potential sou...

Save the Tooth Fairy! Toy Industry Execs Highjack a Childhood Icon

Susan Linn | Posted 09.15.2013 | Business
Susan Linn

Until now, the Tooth Fairy was one of the few iconic children's fantasy figures that escaped being captured, branded, and monetized. But shocking footage from a pitch to investors shows that's about to change -- big time.

The Day the Tooth Fairy Didn't Come

Mark Bazer | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
Mark Bazer

"The Tooth Fairy didn't come" were the first things out of the boy's teeth-deprived mouth this morning. He said it in that tiny voice he usually reser...

LOOK: 15 Incredible Letters To The Tooth Fairy

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

A recent survey lays the Tooth Fairy's financial habits bare -- according to Delta Dental's annual poll, she offered kids over 15 percent more money p...

Tooth Fairy Poll A Sign Of Recovering Economy

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.28.2013 | Business

In a bizarre measure of (what we hope is) a recovering economy, the results of a survey published Wednesday found that the average amount the Tooth Fa...

Waving Santa on

Amy Sue Nathan | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents
Amy Sue Nathan

The snow reflected not only the moonlight, but strings of icicle lights. While I admired the fleeting beauty in my neighborhood, my son was contemplating the flip side of an age-old childhood quandary: "How will Santa know not to come here?"

I'm With Stupid: Of Bigfoots (Bigfeet?) and Blueberry Bagels

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.04.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

We here at "I'm With Stupid" plan to use the DNA we've sequenced to create live chupacabras and wampus cats to sell as pets.