Do you see it? Can you tell? What is different? Just take a guess!
Supergirl has been obsessed with losing teeth for approximately 18 months now. Maybe it is because she really is smaller than the rest of her peers and later to develop (at important things like losing teeth - and not sure how to break it to her about the breasts...).
Maybe it is because she is also obsessed with fairies, and this should have been obvious to me. I don't know. But I do know that this is *A Great Event* at our house.
Supergirl was the only kid who did not lose a tooth in Kindergarten. Oh, she claimed that she had a 'wiggly tooth' for months. She would even 'wiggle' it for us (cringe- there was no loose tooth!). But, nothing.
Pushing it perpendicular to the gum with her tongue, making that awful tooth-pulling-away-from-socket sucking noise, claiming that she could 'feel the root' and it was 'really sharp', etc.
And then, her best friend came to visit yesterday. Betsy does not go to her school. Betsy just lost her lower front right tooth (lower right central, if you care) the other day! WOW! Nuts!
Some comments were made by adults about the coincidental tooth, and, as Betsy proudly showed us her gap, Supergirl and her hanging-by-a-thread-tooth disappeared for a brief interlude. Moments later, she presented us with a big smile, and this: