The day time binki habit is over. Find enough fun things to do and you have no problem with the binki. The night time wean is a different scene altogether. The past couple of days have been rough.
We tried the BINKI Fairy story to help wean Thing 1 off a binki. (Super Nanny Idea). The Idea of giving the binkis are great until the bed time without binki occurs.
then the following conversation comences:
JD: We put all the binkis for the binki fairy to get. She is giving them to the babies!
thing 1: No No babies get binkis!! ME binki!! BINKI!!
JD: They are all gone! They are going with the Binki Fairy!!
Thing 1: NOOOOOOO! BINKI.
Mind you this was at 10:00 pm and he normally keals over at 8:30-9pm.
He was over the fun and looking to just go to sleep. Long story short. 10:30 rolled around and Thing 1 was snuggled quietly with his blanket and Binki, sleeping soundly.
This may be the hardest part of being a mom thus far for me. And we are going through a "I like to bite my sister" phase. Yeah, pretty sure binki weaning stinks!!
The LIE: "I lost all the binkis"
I predict an acute, sharp, stabbing pain to be felt in my heart, and a look from Thing 1 that says…