Saying goodbye to the doodie
I was ‘working on’ M for a few weeks that she was a big girl now and didn’t need a doodie. She only used at bedtime but mummy had made the leap that it was time for it to go so it was time for M to jump too :)
I devised a plan…as a reward for giving up the doodie peacefully she would get the cooker she had been asking for!! and then we would wrap up her doodies and give them to the sick babies in the hospital.
My plan worked…
– Night One had a bit of a meltdown. She needed her doodie. So I gave it back to her but told her the cooker would be returned to the shop.
– Next Morning cooker was gone! Tears.
– Night Two she didn’t want a doodie because ‘she was a big girl’.
– Next Morning the cooker was back…end of doodie!!
The cooker in question is this lovely wooden one. I bought it from Haboo – online retailer of hand-selected furniture, furnishing and toys for both bedroom and playroom. Haboo was set up by Limerick mum of three Veronica Ryan.