Story goes like this. For more than eight months now my daughter does not need a dummy when she goes for a nap at Nursery or when she is upset. She doesn’t need any comforters of any sort as a matter of fact.

Now, when we are home the story completely changes. How? She does not go for a nap or night sleep without having two dummies. Yes. Two. One in her mouth and the other in her hand.

When she is ill, tired, grumpy … she’ll ask for it. And she’ll whinge, whinge and whinge.

I am trying to pretend I don’t hear her, I am trying to ignore it and distract her with different other things but most times I just fail miserably.

I am going crazy here. She turned two in April and I think it’s already time she just forgets all about it and move on.

What did you people do? How did you get your toddler to give up on the dummy?

8 thoughts on “Dummy hell

  1. My daughter will be three in December and she still asks for it. I tried going cold turkey, but sheโ€™s super stubborn and would not fall asleep. What Iโ€™ve been doing is letting her fall asleep with it and then take it away from her for the rest of the night. That way she only has it for a little while instead of hours on end. We used to have a ton of pacifiers, but they are slowly disappearing. Iโ€™m hoping she will give them up in the next couple of months. The struggle is real.

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  2. Io nu i-am dat niciodata sezeta. Am fost fericita! Dar a รฎnlocuit-o cu orice gฤƒsea: chei, mรขnere, jucฤƒrii, tuburi de super glue…cand si-a lipit dintii de limba…. Eh, asa-s copiii :))))

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