Friday, August 27, 2010

It's a Dangerous job....


but someones gotta do it right? I played the tooth fairy last night for my son. He lost his front tooth and little did I know I would be going on adventure of my own. I would post pictures of the destruction I was about to face, but I refuse to claim this kinda mess was even in my house...

ok scene.

I was laying in bed last night watching Mad Men (still on season 2, no spoilers please) relaxing and winding down from my busy day. I get a text from my mom that says "Don't forget to play toothfairy tonight for Hayden, do it before your Ambien kicks in" (Yes folks, I am an insomniac and take meds to fall asleep. GASP!!!!) My response is something to the affect of "Crap!!!!!" (or maybe something similar I won't write here.)

I run downstairs to get some $$ and a baggie to put it in (I don't want it falling behind the bed or anything). and continue my quest to his room. Keep in mind, I have alllll the lights out and wooden floors so I'm trying to find that *sweet spot* where it doesn't creak. So as I'm hopping from foot to foot (I'm wearing my thick socks so I can be sneaky) and making my way to his room I'm thinking this will be quick and easy.

I make it to his door.... and my eyes are starting to adjust to the darkness but just enough to see the floor is completely black and there are *lumps* (toys hidden in the darkness waiting for my demise) everywhere.

Note: My son has about 200+ hot wheels cars.... Can you see where this is going???

So I start my way to his bed that's across the room (at this point I feel as if I'm about to cross a pond where the crocodiles are waiting at your heels for you to slip off those slippery rocks).

First step goes ok

Second Step I nudged some books with my toes and made a little noise so I freeze for about 5 seconds.. *Hayden stirs but doesn't wake* At this point my heart is pounding. (WTF it's a tooth, I'm not burglarizing a house!!)

Third Step... *whew*

Fourth step... ohhhh pretty good, this is easier than I thought

NOTE: this is where my overconfidence got the best of me

Fifth Step.. The middle of my foot came straight down on a hot wheel car. !&@&% I kept thinking in my head The tooth-fairy does NOT curse!!!

sixth step... I went down... I caught myself right before I hit the floor at the edge of his bed. At this point I felt pretty defeated and wanted to just give up but knew I had a duty and I was going to DO IT!!!

Luckily the toothfairy caught a break and Hayden had the great mind to have the little baggie that contained his tooth sticking out of his pillow and at easy reach. I switched out the tooth and headed back.

Long story short I started to fall again on my way back but caught myself on the wall... then I ran out...

What is Hayden doing today??? CLEANING HIS ROOM!!! This morning he ran up to me with a fistful of quarters exclaiming "Look what the toothfairy left me!!!!" He was so happy and I knew right then and there it was worth the bruises I ensued.

He then says "I heard the toothfairy last night but didn't look, I didn't want her to disappear. I thought you said she flew? I heard her walking around in my room"

DOH!!!

First day of 1st grade and missing a front tooth :)


That's my story for Friday :) Hope everyone has a great weekend!!

xoxo,
Lindsay

P.S. Posting a Craft Room De-Stash GIVEAWAY in a few days!!!! It's going to be my biggest ever!!!!!

P.S.S Shop update coming next week :)

37 comments:

  1. LOL, I looooove his comment...I thought you said she flew? hahahaha! Love that you documented this! :)

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  2. I loved this story. Smart kid. :-)

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  3. How fun/sad! I'm happy you didn't hit the floor slash he didn't take a peek at the tooth fairy! I'm imagining a "Mom, what are you doing? The tooth fairy won't come if you're in my room!" moment ;)

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  5. haha! I love this! Too cute! I can imagine the whole scene! So funny!

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  6. HAHA! That's awesome! And he's such a cutie! :)

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  7. awww, hahaha that is too cute!!!

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  8. You are the best toothfairy ever! haha. Great story. It made me laugh!

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  9. How much fun is that to be the Toothfairy! Wonderful story. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. LOL aw that's so funny. Bless him for not peeking! :)

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  11. you left off the part that Hay lost his tooth a few days ago and you told him the Tooth Fairy was on vacation.............lol love it!!!!

    What a momma opps I mean Tooth Fairy has to go thru .LOL

    adorable memory.. This would make a great journal page!

    If the tooth fairy forgot to come when you were little I would say...oh Linds you forgot to leave a window a little open so she could get in..she must have been exhaused trying to find an open window!! ;)

    Luv his first day of school pic! Our little man is growing up so fast.

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  12. HAHAHA!!! The imagery is making me giggle like crazy!

    You're a trooper for enduring the pain for such a sweet response from Hayden this morning! SO CUTE !!!

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  13. That is too funny! It's tough being a mommy isn't it!!! Love ya!

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  15. Oh boy, the things mothers will do!! I was laughing so hard, I almost fell off my chair. And his comment the next day was hilarious!!

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  16. Ha! You are so funny- I can just totally picture that going on.

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  17. Smooth moove pulling it off! I doubt I could have done it, Im not too ninja-esque. I laughed when he said "I kept my eyes closed so she didnt leave" lol! The things we will do for the kids. Love you babe!

    Joseph

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  21. Omg what an adorable story!! It made me giggle!! Your son is soo cute!! It's so sweet that you made his tooth-fairy experience fun. Some parents don't do that for their kids, but I think it's important. I have insomnia too! We are so much alike!

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  22. i remembered where i was going last night when i asked you how much you gave per tooth... my aunt's little guy just lost a tooth... when she asked her son how much kids at school got he said $5..... FIVE BUCKS?! Yes, this is how much she pays her kid per tooth ... and it was a smallish one!!

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  23. thanks for sharing this! It totally made my day! Love how far you would go for your kids. I hope the bruises are treating you well.*hugs*

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  24. That's cute. It's so hard to be sneaky & quiet at times like that. I'm clumbsy, so I'd totally trip over something.

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  26. hahahaha oh I loved reading this!!! Too funny!!! Your son is too cute on how he purposely didn't open his eyes!!

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  28. wait...so are you telling me that there is NO such thing as the tooth fairy????
    you are cute!
    xo
    janel

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  29. Oh my gosh that is the best --thanks for making me smile.

    love and miss you like crazy!!!!! gina

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  30. Hahahahaha! I may not be a Mom, but I really enjoyed reading your story! I loved the little "Step-By-Step" thing you had going on. =)

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  31. funniest thing ever! i love it!

    your son is a cutie-patootie

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  32. OMG! That toothfairy story is hilarious!! And the fact that he said he kept his eyes closed was even greater! What really had me rollin was the fact that he said I though she flew!! lol, too cute!

    ♥kayla

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  33. What a cutie! Maybe I'll use one of those Tooth Fairy pillows you put on the door! LOL!

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  34. This sounds like what happened when my son lost his first tooth! I hope it's ok that I used the tooth fairy image and linked to this post!

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