E1 lost her first something-or-other* molar tonight, while we were at the home of Rob's cousin the (former) dental hygienist and her husband the dental surgeon.
It's been bothering her for a couple of weeks now, and the gums above it were becoming irritated - so much so that she was periodically using Anbesol to help relieve the pain. If you've ever tasted Anbesol (the regular formula, not the junior or baby kind..although the junior and baby flavors are nasty too) you understand how desperate she was for pain relief.
I kept telling her that once it came out the pain would stop, but she continued to decline Rob's offers of assistance by pliers.
Tonight, when she mentioned that her tooth was looser than ever, I told her that K & D would be especially excited if she lost that tooth at their house. My suggestion that D had professional pliers experience was met with an eye roll.
Moments later, as she was helping clean up pool toys, she rushed over to show me the lost tooth. K & D did not disappoint in their enthusiasm over the lost tooth, as E1 showed off the lump of enamel.
Now she sleeps...will the tooth fairy find her tonight even if she's not in her own bed?
* D told us what molar it is, but I don't remember and I'm too lazy to Google it.