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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The secret life of pacifiers



The pacifier, its a love hate relationship around here, why is it that you either have 4 of them or are scrambling to find one? Sara loves her pacifiers, really loves them, she'd go to bed with 3 of them if she could round them all up, they make her happy and easy to quite down in places like church and for that they are my friend but I do hate that we are so reliant on them, I had to buy one at Disneyland once because Sara dropped hers on the floor some where. Its annoying that at night time if we can't find one (and as much as Sara loves her paci she is pretty careless with them and can't remember where she has put them) its a desperate hunt to find one and recently as she is teething she has been chewing on them and they all have holes so the big decision has been to give it up, its been 5 days now and Sara is doing pretty good, she misses it though but is asking for it less. I have a confession though, I'm pretty close to going to Target and getting some more, I miss that little face running around with the pacifier in it, getting rid of the paci means I'm having to admit my baby is growing up and not such a baby anymore, this is made worse by the fact that Sara climbed out of her crib this weekend and so now she needs a big girl bed. So thats it, my baby is not a baby anymore, I love that she is getting bigger and independent but I can't help miss her being my little baby sometimes.

5 comments:

Sarah said...

We went through the same thing with Josie in September. We went on a little weekend trip. We forgot her pacifier. We told her she could have it when we got home. She was fine and slept well. We got home and told her we couldn't find it and it was gone. She cried a little. It was her security blanket. She was a little sad about it for a few days and then she was over it. I was surprised how easy it was to just get rid of it cold turkey. Maybe I'm a mean mom but it worked.

Crazy Lady said...

don't do it! give her a favorite stuffed animal or blankie!

2 is old...okay, so just to me :)

Crazy Lady said...

i meant 2 is not a baby (cause i usually have another one) ...not too old for a pacifier...i wasn't being that opinionated

Jen said...

You're so cute, that is so sweet!

Tanya said...

We have half gotten rid of the pacifier. he doesn't use it at night but does use if for naps now, but we are working on the mindset when he gets home from Tenn. next week no more Baba (as he calls it). It worked for potty training i hope it works for this too.