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Old 03-07-2013, 11:05 PM   #16
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My DD gets "pinned down" every time, I guess. I lay her on her back, head between my legs and I pin down her arms with my thighs. Sometimes she fights me, but usually I'll say, "Time to brush your teeth!" and she'll lay right down.

I floss and brush her teeth this way and am usually able to do a pretty good job if she doesn't feel like chewing on the toothbrush. I kind of hold her mouth open if I need to
This is what I used to do with ds and he would put up a fight almost every time, but now at three he opens up nicely and lets me brush almost eveytime. No harm done, it seems.
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