Okay, so it’s August now, but in July Claire had another first:  the ever-famous first trip to the dentist.  We had “practiced” the dentist before we went by having Claire lean back while I brushed her teeth and made drill-like sounds 🙂  Seth went with us, which was perfect since Claire adores him.  She was a total champ!  The dental assistant couldn’t have been more gentle and loving toward her, and it made all the difference in the world.