The pacifier, paci, binky, or the boppy, no-no or nucky. Every family has a creative name for this little piece of household 'peace and quiet'. Almost 200 different names to be exact.
The real fun begins when it’s time to say goodbye to the binky.
Once it’s gone, the tears begin. But, necessity is the mother of invention and figuring out how to release the bink is no exception!
Parents are creative when it comes to pacifier weaning to ease the transition for their little ones and make it a bit less stressful for everyone involved. The object here is to make it fun and not too obvious about what’s really going on. If they’re onto you, it'll never happen!
The following are some creative solutions!
The Binkie Fairy
Oh you’ve never heard of the mystical Binky Fairy?
She visits your child while they sleep each night (similar to her cousin, the Tooth Fairy) and removes the pacifier, She replaces it with a little present that makes a toddler very excited to wake up to! One by one the pacifiers disappear, almost without any waterworks.
Whoever thought of this one should win an award for most creative. Parents, by the end of this you’ll be experts at navigating your child’s room in the dark like a pacifier ninja. Of course that comes after stubbing your toe and stepping on a few legos in the middle of the night.
Pay With Pacifiers
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