What’s The Going Rate For Teeth?

caitlyn's missing tooth 2007From CNN, Tooth Fairy economics ain’t nickel-and-dime:

According to a 2006 survey of 150 mothers conducted by eBeanstalk.com, an online toy store, the Tooth Fairy is giving an average of $2.64, with 60 percent of respondents reporting that they give less than $3 per tooth.

Three bucks?! 30 years ago I was ecstatic to get a quarter. I wouldn’t have guessed that the Tooth Fairy got so generous over the years, although I must admit: the children in our household receive a dollar for their teeth.