Halle has had a binky since her days in the hospital. Last night was her first night without it. I put her to bed with one and an hour later she woke up crying. When I got to her, she had ripped the top of her binky off. It was so cute, she said "fix it mommy." She had done the same thing with another one the day before. I did not have a replacement so she had to say goodbye to the binky.
I wasn't going to get rid of it but I figure she ruined it, she knew she ruined it and so we went for it. She only whined for about a half hour and went to sleep. Although, today during her nap time, she never went to sleep. I listened to her on the monitor and she just played for 2.5 hours. But i figure i can deal with her playing and not sleeping as long as i can get a few hours of work in. Tonight she didn't even cry . . . WHAT??? Yay, that was awesome. it has been going a lot better than i thought it would. But, i think the fact that she ruined it, instead of me telling her she couldn't have it, has really helped. She is such a good girl i am the luckiest mom ever!