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Is the Tooth Fairy Real?
The Mystique of the Illusive Tooth Fairy!
The Tooth Fairy is a very mysterious lady. Many people believe she may not be real, because they have never seen her.
So I ask, have you ever seen the wind? Yet when the trees move, you know it is there. If you have seen a house blown down by a hurricane, you know the wind has been there. But, you have never seen the wind. Yet, it is real!
You must also keep in mind that just because you have not seen something does not mean that others have not see it. For example, I have never seen the Eifel Tower. It is in France and I have never been there. My friend, Jayne, went to France & took a picture of the Eifel Tower. This picture is a little confusing. In the picture, Jayne is holding the tower in the tips of her fingers. Now I am confused! Is this tower big or small?
One day, as I sat thinking about the topic for my next Squidoo page, my daughter came into the room and turned on the television. We watch a lot of PBS at our house, and at that time Arthur was coming on. The episode turned out to be D.W. Tricks the Tooth Fairy. As I heard D.W. and her imaginary friend talking about the tooth fairy, a lightbulb went off in my mind. Eureka! And my first Tooth Fairy article was born!
Now I have written a number of articles about the Tooth Fairy, and you may wonder why I find so fascinating to write about a so called myth or legend. Why would I, a sensible middle-aged mother, spend so much time writing about someone I did not think was real? That's a very good question!
Keep reading and find out!
Image is available as a poster from Allposters.com: Fairy Girl with Wings
The Real Tooth Fairy Book
Is your child asking whether or not the Tooth Fairy is real? Read this book to help answer any questions!
Written for children who want to sort out whether or not the Tooth Fairy is real. Highly recommended by teachers and parents!
My Earliest Tooth Fairy Memories
When I Saw the Real Tooth Fairy
A lot of people probably do not remember the first time the Tooth Fairy came to visit them, but I do. I was five years old, my father was in college, and my family was spending our summers in a cottage by the Kentucky River.
I was young, and that was before the era when children stayed up late watching television or playing video games, so I had to go to bed before it even got dark. I don't remember losing the tooth. My memory begins at bedtime. It was summertime and the bedroom was hot. There was no air conditioning. The sun was setting and there was still plenty of light outside my bedroom window.
I was too excited and hot to sleep. I remember being sweaty. I could hear my father behind the house, mowing the grass. As I tried to get comfortable, a movement caught my eye outside my window. I rolled over to get a better look.
My bedroom window looked out onto a little gravel path, maybe an old driveway that had grown over. All that was back there was the wall of the house, that old, weedy gravel path and a fence. The lot next door had been vacant for years following a house fire. We were the next to the last house on a country road, and it was pretty remote.
As I watched, a white figure dashed past my window, almost too fast to see. I only caught a glimpse of a very full, sparkly, diaphanous gown.
Terrified, lest the Tooth Fairy catch me awake, I quickly shut my eyes. And there my memory ends.
This Barbie Looks Like the Real Tooth Fairy
Need more evidence that the Tooth Fairy is real? Consider this beautiful Tooth Fairy Barbie doll!
The Barbie makers at Mattel had never heard my description of the Tooth Fairy I saw that evening when I was just five years old, yet they independently designed a doll that looks amazingly like the sprite I watched run past my bedroom window. I think they must have seen her too!
Tooth Fairy Poll
Have you ever seen the tooth fairy?
Nina asks, "Is the Tooth Fairy Real?"
Nina has lost her first tooth and now she awaits the Tooth Fairy's visit. But, she asks, is the Tooth Fairy real?
Tooth Fairy Ideas
Tooth Fairy Movies
Tooth Fairy for Adults
Each of us must ultimately make up our own minds about the Tooth Fairy. Is she real? Is she kind or frightening, or both? Male or female, or somewhere in between? What are your thoughts? Is the Tooth Fairy real?