(Day 2 of NaBloPoMo)
Well, it has been ONE WEEK since The Binkie Intervention.
The day we began I gathered ALL of The Princess' binkies and took them to the trash, outside! I explained to her that she was a big girl now and it was time to say "bye bye" to her binkies.
She stood staring at me out the window FLIPPING OUT, but waving "bye bye" at the same time. It was one of the saddest things I have ever seen. I could hear her SCREAMING from out in the parking lot.
After a few minutes the crying stopped. She mentioned her "bee-bee" a few times before bed time. Then it was time for the real test.
She did FLIP out again for a few minutes asking for her "Beeeeee-Beeeeeeeeee". It was pathetic and so sad. She gave up and crashed on me on the couch. She is still not sleeping great, but that probably has more to do with her having strep throat than her not having her binkie.
I have to say, I prepared for the worst and have been pleasantly surprised!
And, she has the prettiest little mouth. I have not ever really looked at it when she is sleeping because she ALWAYS had that darn thing in her mouth. But, now that I have, I LOVE her little mouth...