So, Bab-E Brother had his two lower front teeth erupt a while back, and has been enjoying
And, of course, having teeth means needing to brush teeth.
(On an semi-related note, it's amazing how much time it takes some mornings to brush the teeth of 3 small boys)
It took Mom-E and I a few weeks, but we've figured out that Bab-E Brother is a toothpaste afficionado.
We initially tried just brushing him (his teeth, that is, not the baby) with water, but you're more likely to see Palin vote for Obama than for Bab-E Brother to open his mouth voluntarily, without screaming.
Then, Mom-E found out that the "magic trick" to successful tooth brushing for him is to add a little trainer toothpaste. And voila...a willing participant. And a budding connoisseur.
That is, I recently found out that the brand of toothpaste apparently matters. I tried some Thomas the Train(er) toothpaste, and my hand was almost
So, I guess he's a Colgate kid. For now.
But least we know how to get access to his teeth for brushing. That's gotta save me a few minutes...somehow. So long as I can find the right toothpaste. Colgate. Red tube only. Made in 2010. 400 Oak St. Cincinnati, Ohio. While listening to 97X
See you on Fatherhood Friday,