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taking binky away tonight!

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Any one have advice? Some thing that maybe soothed their little one? Ds will be 2 in august and i cant believe i let him go this long w a binky :( his teeth are starting to go crooked! I feel like the worst mother in the world...one of my friends told me that her 2 yr old dd's dentist said binkys cant form crooked teeth but im thinking other wise. So its going TONIGHT! Any helpful tips? Its going to break my heart but its gotta be done.
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 6:48 PM
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Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:58 PM
I know it has to be done. Im also in on line classes and have 2 quizes to be done tonight, a 2-3 page assignment and i work the next 4 days. Its going to suck :(

Quoting MommyMartinie:

Wow, that's a lot to handle at once. I can see why you did it. Just try to be strong and know that no matter how much he cries it's best for him.


Quoting Candace8609:

Dh was against it too. But i thought it would be easier on all of us,sd went into kindergarten a week before i had ds. It actually was bc sd had home work plus we had 2 other children at home when sd was in kindergarten...



Quoting MommyMartinie:

Don't feel too bad, a lot of mom's do it and they don't know or think about it. My husband was the one who was dead set against it and I'm glad we haven't used one.



Quoting Candace8609:

I really wish we wouldnt have given him a bink at all :(





Quoting MommyMartinie:

I CAN and will cause crooked teeth. I don't have any experience with binkies and have never given my daughter one, but I wish you luck!








villagemamma
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Honestly with my daughter i just did cold turkey. She was VERY particular about what binkie she would use including color and she wasnt any more then a few months old. I would buy a two pack of her favorite kind because it was and she would only use the pink one and leave the white one. It got lost at a family gathering and so DH and i decided instead of doing what we normally did rushing off to buying a new one we needed to end the insanity. I wont lie to you it was a REALLY REALLY rough night but every night after that got better and better and by about a week she had began asking for it less and less. within less than a month she was over it completely.

MommyMartinie
by Member on Jun. 22, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Well good luck! I know how that is bc I'm a full time student.

Quoting Candace8609:

I know it has to be done. Im also in on line classes and have 2 quizes to be done tonight, a 2-3 page assignment and i work the next 4 days. Its going to suck :(

Quoting MommyMartinie:

Wow, that's a lot to handle at once. I can see why you did it. Just try to be strong and know that no matter how much he cries it's best for him.


Quoting Candace8609:

Dh was against it too. But i thought it would be easier on all of us,sd went into kindergarten a week before i had ds. It actually was bc sd had home work plus we had 2 other children at home when sd was in kindergarten...



Quoting MommyMartinie:

Don't feel too bad, a lot of mom's do it and they don't know or think about it. My husband was the one who was dead set against it and I'm glad we haven't used one.



Quoting Candace8609:

I really wish we wouldnt have given him a bink at all :(





Quoting MommyMartinie:

I CAN and will cause crooked teeth. I don't have any experience with binkies and have never given my daughter one, but I wish you luck!










mama2b100808
by Mandy on Jun. 22, 2013 at 9:02 PM
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I wish I could help you. My daughter never really liked her. So I didn't have to break her from it. So I wish you all the luck. 

LongBeachLiz
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 9:05 PM
Honestly I would wait until you can devote more time and energy. You are just as important in this journey and your mood and patience will rub off on him. Everyone gas a busy life and I understand that but sometimes you have busier times then others and can't do it all :)


Quoting Candace8609:

Its already getting difficult :( bed time is at 8 and he has been super crabby for the past hour. Wants to be held, then put down but throws a fit...i have 2 quizes i have to get done tonight on my on line class and a 2-3 page assignment due tomorrow and i work for the next 4 days :/ ugh...



Quoting LongBeachLiz:

My dd hated the binky and didn't talk until between 18 months and 2. Ds understands just doesn't want to talk. He says mine and no lol. I know in the end he'll talk.





I feel that for the period of time he had it he needed it whether it was just for soothing. Binkys are not a new concept in any way shape or form but now that he's older he doesn't need it and has let it go ( A LOT easier then I thought and he was obsessed lol)






Quoting Candace8609:

He loses his bink all the time! He also has a very limited vocabulary. I assume its from having his binky. W my oldest, he really started talking after we took his bink.







Quoting LongBeachLiz:

You know if they are ready it will be a sinch if not I would think it through.









Just try to wean it down to only a little bit and then finally just take it away.









My son was ADDICTED. But no matter what I did I could never find a binky when I needed it. Then one night I swear the binky fairy snatched them all. That was it. Did he want a binky? Yes. Did the world end? No. Took his bottle away a week later too lol. He is nearly two and he wont. Talk. He understands, follows directions, all that good stuff. Lots of made up words and a few real ones. I thought taking the binky out would help. It


ilovemykids732
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 9:08 PM
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let him cry... it will hurt you, but he needs it to be gone... dont give in dear!!

Leila0907
by Christi on Jun. 22, 2013 at 9:11 PM
I say cut it off cold turkey my dd never liked binky so it wasn't a big issue but by 12 months we took bottle away and she was fine after 2 days
Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 9:55 PM
That puts my mind at ease. But dh and i and our other children all have straight teeth...maybe a family member down the line some where though

Quoting lilmama8408:

My DS had a paci until he was 2 (nap/bed only after 2) and his teeth are straight. He had an ortho approved mam paci. My dd is 1 and uses the same brand. Their dentist is a pediatric specialist and said pacis don't cause crooked teeth, baby teeth break in how they are able to and the other is genetics.
Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 11:27 PM
He cried for about 5-10 minutes. I had to end up going out side to do my quizes bc i couldnt concentrate and was getting upset :'( i think its actually pulling at dhs heart too. Good thing is im done for the night. Physically, mentally and emotionally drained but done. Lol. I really appreciate ur understanding. I do every thing by myself when it comes to the kids, drs appointments, home work...and dh keeps thinking all of this os so easy w on line classes!!! He went to school for his emt but lived w his parents at the time and didnt work. Plus it was when his girls mother was taking them during the week. Idk how he thinks its so easy w 4 kids full time, me working full time, classes now and...house work? Yea hardly ever gets done :/ im afraid im going to hit rock bottom. Sorry i rambled :(

Quoting LongBeachLiz:

Honestly I would wait until you can devote more time and energy. You are just as important in this journey and your mood and patience will rub off on him. Everyone gas a busy life and I understand that but sometimes you have busier times then others and can't do it all :)




Quoting Candace8609:

Its already getting difficult :( bed time is at 8 and he has been super crabby for the past hour. Wants to be held, then put down but throws a fit...i have 2 quizes i have to get done tonight on my on line class and a 2-3 page assignment due tomorrow and i work for the next 4 days :/ ugh...





Quoting LongBeachLiz:

My dd hated the binky and didn't talk until between 18 months and 2. Ds understands just doesn't want to talk. He says mine and no lol. I know in the end he'll talk.







I feel that for the period of time he had it he needed it whether it was just for soothing. Binkys are not a new concept in any way shape or form but now that he's older he doesn't need it and has let it go ( A LOT easier then I thought and he was obsessed lol)








Quoting Candace8609:

He loses his bink all the time! He also has a very limited vocabulary. I assume its from having his binky. W my oldest, he really started talking after we took his bink.









Quoting LongBeachLiz:

You know if they are ready it will be a sinch if not I would think it through.











Just try to wean it down to only a little bit and then finally just take it away.











My son was ADDICTED. But no matter what I did I could never find a binky when I needed it. Then one night I swear the binky fairy snatched them all. That was it. Did he want a binky? Yes. Did the world end? No. Took his bottle away a week later too lol. He is nearly two and he wont. Talk. He understands, follows directions, all that good stuff. Lots of made up words and a few real ones. I thought taking the binky out would help. It


Candace8609
by on Jun. 22, 2013 at 11:29 PM
We took bottle away at a year and that was pretty easy. He cried for about 5-10 minutes tonight :'( breaks my heart that he might be wondering why were not giving it to him...

Quoting Leila0907:

I say cut it off cold turkey my dd never liked binky so it wasn't a big issue but by 12 months we took bottle away and she was fine after 2 days
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