Friday, February 5, 2010

worth the wait.

To fully grasp this post, you must understand Davin.  Middle child.  Easy going.  Funny.  Creative.  Not a stressful bone in his body.  And patient. Very patient.

After 11 nights of having his 2nd lost tooth under his pillow, she finally came.  The Tooth Fairy, that is.  Every morning during those past 11 nights, Davin would wake up and check.

Nope.  Not today. 

Some of his reasonings as to getting skipped by her were:

"Wow! She is really busy."
"Maybe I shouldn't sleep with the puppy, maybe she is afraid of them."
"I'll bet she is allergic to dogs"
and my personal favorite: "maybe her money is tight this month" (hmmmm can't possibly imagine where he would get that idea :)

After 11 patient nights...this pink envelope was under his pillow this morning:

Some incentive which had accrued interest was attached to the envelope I think he is okay with the outcome.

I love that he is a believer.  A true believer.  and it reminded me how 8 is not that big at all.


Mary said...

what a sweet story! :)
[by the way, i see you got that link to your photography posts set up..sorry, i didn't get back to you on that! :P]

Rebekah Williams said...

That missing tooth grin . . . I'm sure you'll catch plenty of photos of it before 9 comes along. What a cutie pie.

Sara said...

Awwww... so sweet. I love those middle kids, mine's the same way. So precious!

Andrea said...

So happy she finally made it! I'm glad 8 isn't goes too fast! The kids have been talking non-stop about Hunter, Davin and Avery and asking when they get to play again! It was so great to see you guys!

Anonymous said...

aww that is so sweet!!!
at least he earned some interest!

Michelle Vandepol said...

love this story of patience. super sweet :)

Rebekah Williams said...

Mentioned you in my comment on Kartchner's blog today . . .

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