There are many great ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness month. I've already highlighted a few in the realm of fashion and beauty. But this one also caters to the fitness buffs that is worth some attention. New Age Performance mouthpieces are designed for one of the fastest growing sectors of … [Read more...]
I Know You Put the Money Under My Pillow, Mom.
My six year-old doesn't believe in the Tooth Fairy. Is that bad?She also thinks Santa is a load of bull and the Easter Bunny is a crock.When she started to express ideas about the possibility of these mythical creatures being imaginary, we didn't try to convince her otherwise. Sometimes I feel … [Read more...]
Take All of My Money, Dentist. No, Really. ALL OF IT.
My eldest daughter just got back from an $800 dental appointment. She had four (!) cavities to be filled and ended up needing two stainless steel caps as well as a generous dose of nitrous oxide to keep her from wigging out like she did on the dentist's first attempt at fixing the teeth.We brush her … [Read more...]
Brush with Spidey – New Contest!
We have a really great dental clinic for our kids. There is a patriarchal older dentist who beams at everyone as they arrive or as they meander to their assigned chair. He moves from child to child, cracking wise or winking, putting the often nervous patients at ease. The younger dentist bounces … [Read more...]
The Tooth Fairy Didn’t Have Change
Avelyn lost her first tooth yesterday. She was so excited and it feels like such a milestone. Before we know it she'll have huge adult teeth awkwardly filling her mouth, maybe some glasses and braces and a bad haircut. It marks the chipping away of childhood, gradually losing tiny white pieces … [Read more...]
Switch Your Toothbrush and WIN Again!
Remember a few months ago when I told you that I was going to switch to the Philip's Sonicare electric toothbrush and see whether it made any difference on my teeth? Well, after a few months of brushing with it the results are in!Last week I had my regular dental check up. Now, this is not something … [Read more...]
You’ve Come A long Way, Baby!
This is an excerpt from a blog post I wrote on August 22, 2008:When his first tooth was loose he spent 1 hour and 15 minutes sitting on his bed wiggling it. It consumed him.When it fell out - he was screaming. Trembling. Didn't know what was happening even though we tried to prepare him. He just … [Read more...]