…ARE GONNA BE THE DEATH OF ME!!!
My child is STILL obsessed with his binky! I am trying desperately to ween him….but he is making it really difficult.
I try and ONLY let him have it when it’s “nite-nite” time. It was working for a few weeks…until recently…when he decided that wasn’t good enough.
Yesterday morning, we had a MAJOR binky meltdown! I mean MAJOR people!
He was not stopping until he got his binky. THIRTY LLLLLOOOONNNNNGGGGG minutes of tantrum-ness! He even started telling me he wanted to go “nite-nite” just so he could get it!
Once I put him in his bed and gave him the binky he just started screaming to get out of the crib. But, the second I got him out and took his binky off…it was back to screaming for the binky. What a lose/lose situation.
Finally, daddy came home and we put him back in his bed (per his non-stop requests again for “nite-nite”)….he layed down and said “tummy hurt”. He did a mighty fine job of pretending he didn’t feel good. It was actually believable because he had a belly ache the night before. So, of course, I started feeling terrible and decided…”oh just let him have his binky out in the living room if he doesn’t feel good”.
The second I said it was okay for him to have it and come back to the living room…..he started busting out laughing! Really? Did I just get played by a 2 year old?
I think I did.
Any experienced mama’s have ideas on how to get rid of the binky obsession?