• The going rate for the tooth fairy, and other questions

    February 10, 2017

    A question I found myself Googling just before Christmas: what’s the going rate for the tooth fairy? Along with when should children’s baby teeth start to fall out? And is four too early to lose teeth? (And the answers: see below, from around now and it’s early but fine, apparently!) Motherhood is full of surprises.…

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  • The one with the dentist and the over dramatised near-death experience (kind of…)

    June 20, 2013

    This week has seemed slightly…strange. As well as Eliza’s clockwork early morning wake-up time of 5.30am – my new¬†nemesis¬†– she’s not been very well and is also teething again, and has also taken to waking up at around midnight for a few hours. So sleep, or lack of, has been a big factor in the…

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  • The first tooth has been sighted…

    September 17, 2012

    …I repeat, the first tooth has been sighted. Spotted making a brief appearance to the left of the lower front gum, at seven-and-a-bit months, discovered while we were were away in Sheffield for the weekend (celebrating Alex’s parents’ ruby wedding anniversary, congrats guys!). ETA of fellow calcium companions – who knows?

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