Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Drumming My Fingers While Waiting For A Light Bulb Moment

He kicked the habit when he was 4 1/2. My 6 year year old son I mean. His addiction to thumb sucking. I thought it would NEVER end. But it did.

So I was pretty damn proud of myself for having been able to control my 2nd son's thumb from finding a comfortable place in his mouth when he was a baby. Unfortunately, he discovered something more comforting.
I have my faults, I admit. It was convenient for me in the beginning. He'd cry (but was full), pop the paci into his mouth. It would keep him busy.


And today, he still thinks its comforting. Only, his lovey Tigger has been added to his must have's. Or else a major melt down happens.Tigger can stay. But seriously, the paci's gotta make an exit soon.

6 comments:

Heather said...

My son had his paci until he was 3. Oh well!

Adrian said...

Oh yay! I can finally help you with something. Go and read this post - http://adrianscrazylife.blogspot.com/2008/06/disneyland-solution.html

I promise it will help with your pacifier problem.

Midas said...

None of my kids got attached to their paci. I think it was because I end up being their paci. It's got to do with feeding withot schedule. No wonder I have no more boobs left. It's all used up.

Heart of Rachel said...

Yohan was also attached to his pacifier when he was a baby. He was around 1 1/2 years old when we were able to remove the habit.

Me, the islands and the world said...

but he's soooo cute! Even more so, with Tigger hanging around:)

chaelree said...

cool..it's indeed an effective to get rid of some bad habit:)

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