My kids are young, at ages 8, 6, and 3. Excuse me, ages 8 AND A HALF, 6 I'LL BE 7 IN MAY, and 3 MY BIRFDAY IS SO SOON! The idea of Valentine's Day is lost on them. It's too much pink if you ask my son, and too much sugar if you ask me. There is nothing connected to the day except for parties ... » Learn More about “What’s Valentine’s Day thing for?”
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Last week, my 8-year-old son lost another tooth. My husband, affectionately and appropriately referred to as #HusbandWTF on social media, put the kid to bed that night with nary a reminder of said lost tooth. I didn't add it to my to-do list either, therefore IT DID NOT EXIST, and naturally I forgot ... » Learn More about Stoopid Tooth Fairy
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