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The Pacifier War

When I pitched this post idea, I was hoping that by the time it was written, we’d already be over the pacifier problem. Yet, here we are … in the throes of addiction. My daughter’s pacifier relationship began on the fourth day of her life, when our pediatrician shoved it in her mouth to help […]

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Bye-Bye Binky: Giving up the Pacifier

Ah, the dreaded pacifier. The nook. The binky. Or, if you’re at our house, just plain ‘ol bink. For some kids, it’s their lifeline. They can’t leave home without it. They can’t sleep without it. They can’t “be” without this thing plugged into their mouths at all times. It’s great at first. We as parents use […]

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I Love My Little Thumbsucker

We were at the zoo when it happened. Finn was one month old and enjoying his chauffeured ride around the park, the pacifier that he had clung to since birth firmly in place as he took in the monkeys, giraffes, and creepy reptile exhibit that caused his older brother to squeal with no small amount […]

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