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Archive for July 9th, 2008

The Losing of the Tooth

TeethA while back my daughter had her first loose tooth. Every one was very excited as we took turns wiggling it back and forth. I made the obligatory joke about tying a string to it and a door knob but, of course, Hope would have none of that. As time went on, the tooth got looser and soon it became obvious that it would fall out in a day or two at the most. A funny thing happened to my wife and I. We both felt uneasy and a little bit of stress from it. It was funny because we were sitting at the dinner table when Hope really gave it a good wiggle and Amy and I looked at each other. Unspoken words passed between us as we both immediately felt the same thing. But why? Read more »