Super Mom

Being tooth mouse

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Yesterday I pulled Jason’s tooth.  Nogal at the Wimpy in Venstersdorp.  Much to the excitement of the other people in there.  Well…the one other table of people.  How many people are there in Ventersdorp, you know?

Of course I had to keep his tooth for safe-keeping.  It must be kept for the tooth mouse.

I didn’t think that he truly still believed.  I always try to get the kids to believe but you know, at some stage they know you are making up a story.  He came to me before bed time and seriously wanted to know if there really is a tooth mouse or if the tooth mouse is me.  I said that of course there is a tooth mouse and that it’s time for bed.

Well he stayed up and waited for the tooth mouse.  Until after 23:00!!!  I was dead tired by the time I leopard crawled into the room and replace the tooth with money.

Man it’s hard work to play the tooth mouse!

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12 responses

  1. Hi Supermom!
    We are a Cape Town based word-of-mouth marketing agency called HaveYouHeard and we believe you are an “influencer” amongst South African moms.
    We are a big fan of your blog and as a Christmas gift would like to offer you and your family 4x tickets to the Sponge Bob Square Pants Theatre production that is being held in Joburg on the 21 December 2009.
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    December 7, 2009 at 4:00 pm

    • Thank you! This is so awesome!!! I will let you know if we can go.

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      December 7, 2009 at 5:08 pm

    • Is there any way for me to get one more ticket? If I buy one there would we be able to sit together?

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      December 12, 2009 at 12:37 pm

  2. 😆
    I remember when I was a kid. I figured out my dad was the tooth fairy almost on the very first tooth…but I also cottoned on to the fact that as long as he didn’t know that I knew it could be a handy source of additional pocket money. 😉

    It took yeeeears for him to figure out what I was up to!

    December 7, 2009 at 4:37 pm

  3. Moaning Myrtle

    Its nice he still believes 🙂

    December 7, 2009 at 5:40 pm

  4. I love this post! It totally made me laugh out loud! I can just picture you leopard crawling into the room 🙂

    December 7, 2009 at 6:25 pm

  5. LOL, he probably was trying to catch you out

    December 7, 2009 at 11:09 pm

  6. I have my kids believing all sorts of nonsense. 🙂

    December 8, 2009 at 10:39 am

  7. Daizy

    Wow…what a gr8 post….I had to do the same on Monday night with my daughter…she is 9 now but still believes in the tooth fairy (she tried very hard to catch me out with all her questions before hand) ….first thing she did the next morning was to look in the sho under her bed….and there was the little miracle….she asked if i heard anything….uhmmmm….and YES I absolutely did…hehe. Sometimes I wish we could keep them small forever!! Thanx again

    December 9, 2009 at 12:14 pm

    • Through my Eyes Photography

      Oh me too! And I love when they still believe in magic and fairytales. Kids grow up too quickly these days.

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      December 9, 2009 at 9:29 pm

  8. JennyKlass

    My Kids still believe, but i must admit it is getting harder, i still love the magic though….

    December 9, 2009 at 12:15 pm

  9. My knucklehead put his tooth out for the toothmouse until he didn’t lose any more teeth! He knew of course that there was no mouse, but he did it anyway, for me.

    December 11, 2009 at 9:11 pm

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