7.07.2011

dear paci adventures


dear paci,

at first you were my best friend. i loved you. i truly did. you were so cute...adorably oversized on my tiny baby's face. you were everything i needed you to be. you did everything i asked of you. but now you've become an addiction & you just don't know when to give it up.

i think our symbiotic relationship is coming to an end. it's bittersweet really. you not being here means that babies are getting bigger and growing older. but in the end, i can live with that. having to hunt for a you in the middle of the night...i'm over it. having to have you & a backup on every outing...over that to! i am tired of removing you when i need to understand the 2 yr old. i hate that i can't see a precious boy's smile because you are hiding it from the camera. and lastly, you hurt my foot when i unintentionally step on you once you've been discarded...unless you end of in the bottomless abyss of disappearing pacis and i can't ever find you when i need you.

can you please turn into something awful tasting? or figure out a way to become unpleasant? i would rather you work this out on your own so i don't have to interfere. because if i do interfere, there will be lots of crying...for all parties involved. thank you.

sincerely,
your soon-to-be-former best friend of 3 paci loving babies



again, this thursday's post is brought to you by mama kat's pretty much world famous writer's workshop. there was another great prompt that i think i'll find the time to add tomorrow...about tv shows we should bring back...

10 comments:

  1. Hang in there! Maybe the pacy fairy will come visit soon and the pacifiers will all vanish :) Reading your adventures always brings to mind new challenges I hadn't considered before, like the pacy with more than one young one!

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  2. thanks! i'm thinking i'll have the paci fairy come for a visit around the twins 1st birthday & then we'll be done...for good. but i realize it's easier said than done...

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  3. My firstborn, who is about to turn 12, loved, loved, loved his paci though we called it the Bink! Then all of a sudden when he was nearing 2 or so, he just started throwing that sucker as far away as he could when I handed it to him and never looked back. I was both glad and kinda sad at the same time.
    And my second, oh how I wished a pacifier or something...anything would have worked on him!

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  4. @Diane
    my first had his til he was 3...i would hopefully like to not have that happen again. if only i could get the 2 yr old to start throwing it in disgust. :)

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  5. Just remember, they will not be 12-year-old paci lovers...this too shall pass (or paci)!

    Visiting from Mama Kat's!

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  6. Oh girlie, I have felt your pain. 5 times. But when it's time it's time. Be strong, Mommy! After a week, things will be all better.

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  7. @Stef thanks. i know i can, i just need to bite the bullet and do it :/

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  8. JDaniel's sharp teeth pierced his pacis and he decided they didn't work. We were able to get rid of them.

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  9. @JDaniel4's Mom i wish something like that would magically happen to the paci. my oldest didn't care if it had holes, so i'm hoping that's not the case this time around.

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