Egh, I hate to admit this... but Roo still uses a binky.
Her binky is her security blanket, along with her taggie (her other comfort/security blanket). Each night she cuddles up with both and goes to sleep.
Sometimes during the day, I'll catch her running around with both even though I've tried to push them as a sleeping only item.
For the longest time I didn't see a problem with her having a binky. I had the opinion that it wasn't hurting anyone so why take it away from her.
But now I'm getting concerned.
Is it normal for a three and a half year old to still need a binky?
Then I thought, well, Turtle loves her binky how can I make Roo give hers up when her sister has one?
Yesterday I tried to tell Roo that the Binky Fairy had written me a letter and asked if Roo would give up her binky for a baby that needs a binky and that the Binky Fairy would bring her a really cool toy.
Tears immediately welled up in her eyes and she said that she loved her binky and taggie and she wouldn't give them up.
I tried again and got the same result.
I'm just unsure about her using her binky in general. Is she in the age range where a binky can mess up the structure of her mouth? Am I just babying her? Am I not being stern enough?
Egh, Mommy Confessions sometimes aren't very glamorous.
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