Dear Tooth Fairy... Baby Teeth - Do You Keep Them?

Dear Tooth Fairy... Baby Teeth - Do You Keep Them? - Expatlog

I’m not really sure why but I keep my children’s baby teeth when they fall out. I can’t bring myself to throw them away – they’re a piece of what’s dearest to me. When we first moved to Canada I took the plumbing of a sink apart to locate one that had fallen down the plug-hole. I couldn’t bear to think of something from my child abandoned in a strange country, far from everything familiar. It reminds me of the first time I posted a physical photo of my eldest when she was a baby – it was like letting go of a part of her. What if it ended up crumpled or torn? I can’t quite explain it...

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