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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...

What's The Going Rate For a Lost Tooth Nowadays?

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK — Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change. Kids this year are getting...

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.

Clever Kid Makes A Deal With The Tooth Fairy

Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents

The author of today's cute kid note may not be a perfect speller, but he knows how to make a shrewd deal. Title: A Letter To The Tooth Fairy Aut...

Tips from the Tooth Fairy

Katie Davis | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Katie Davis

Chances are, if you're a parent, you're probably under the common misconception that I do not exist. However, you would be wrong. (Of course I exist, or how could I write this article?)

Tooth Fairy Being A Little Stingier Of Late

Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

The tooth fairy got a little less generous lastyear year. The going rate for teeth left under a pillow dropped 42 cents to $2.10 in 2011, accordin...

Do You Unmask the Tooth Fairy?

Dr. G | Posted 02.06.2012 | Parents
Dr. G

The Tooth Fairy is a game and you owe it to your kid to say, "This is a game." I know that some parents feel that would crush the beautiful, innocent soul of their believer. I say two things.

Teacher Accused Of Telling Students Santa Isn't Real

Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

A New York teacher is accused of being a real Scrooge after telling her young students that Santa Claus isn't real. News 12 reports a second grade ...

American Children Receiving Less Money From Tooth Fairy: Report

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

It looks like American businesses aren't the only ones hoarding cash these days. According to a survey recently released by Visa, so is the fabled Too...

Is It OK to Lie About Santa?

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I decided to ask a few leaders of different faiths, "What is your take on whether or not to spin tall tales to children about the existence of Santa (or the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and the like)?"

Tooth Pull Video Shows Girl's Baby Tooth Pulled Out By Remote-Controlled Car (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When kids start losing their baby teeth, look out. Visions of quarters and dollars left behind by the Tooth fairy can inspire even the most pain-avers...

Betting on America

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Sports can be part of the solution -- one of the largest portions of the underground (and untaxed) economy involves sports gambling.