Do you know what is special about August 22? It’s National Tooth Fairy Day!

Missing Tooth

Do you know where the idea of the Tooth Fairy originated? There is much speculation but according to ​Forbes​, “the closest parallel to the American Tooth Fairy may be an 18th-century French fairy tale called ​La Bonne Petite Souris​. In the story, a good queen is imprisoned by a bad king and enlists a mouse for help out of her predicament. The mouse turns out to be a fairy who frees the queen and knocks out the king’s teeth. The fairy-mouse then hides the teeth under the king’s pillow, before eventually having him assassinated. A happy children’s tale for sure!”

We want to hear your tooth fairy tradition. What does your family do when kids lose their baby teeth?

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