Help!! My baby dosen't believe in the Tooth Fairy any more!!!
OK, so admitily she's not a baby any more, she's 9 but always be my baby right?
Lost another tooth on Wednesday, told me several times what the going rate is for a 9 year old tooth (apparently $5), as decided by her friends at school. Then Thusday morning after waking to find that her Tooth Fairy is not quite so generous came into bed and gave me a 10 minute interrogation on the exsistance of the Tooth Fairy and Father Christmas. I stuck to my guns and trotted out the old adage that if you stop believing then they won't visit and if they still visit then you must still believe (she hasn't found an answer to this yet!!
My problem is when I discussed this with my husband he said I should tell her the truth as she will end up being ridiculed by her friends. I am not ready for her not to believe and think that when she is ready she will take that leap of faith in her own time.
Am I being selfish? Is my husband right? (If he is I'm not going to tell him) Will she just decide herself?