Monday, November 10, 2008

Bye Bye Blankie...

I know that I have posted before about Boston's attachment to his blanket....and particularly his "big one." Well I broke him of that nasty habit many months ago before we ever moved. Some how when we moved he happened to dig up that stinkin blanket and reverted back to his old ways of laying with it, sleeping with it, drinking his sippy cup with it....always having to have that big dirty piece of fabric wrapped around his fingers. I was shocked that he would turn so quickly after not having thought about it for even a second for months. ...right back to always needing it and wanting it. So I quickly got irritated with is obsessive need for that stupid blanket that I had many thoughts of taking it outside and burning it.....I decided against that.....thought it might traumatize him just a little bit (I read Aunt Peggy's blog). So one night I crept into his room and pulled it off him while he slept. I hid that blanket never to be found again by my little one...although I am wondering if I should just dispose of it. What if he finds it two years from now? Will he revert right back? Can I risk that? Hahaha ok a little dramatic. Anyway he woke up the next morning of course freaking out that he couldn't find it. I told him it must be lost. By the end of the day (after spending some time with his tough dad) he was telling us he didn't need his blanket and that he could "punch the monsters in the face without it..." I glad he realized his is so brave without his blanket.
In loving memory (not really loving, but whatever).....

I don't know if this picture does it justice...but there is the famous "big one." Can you see it?

6 comments:

Kacey Nielsen said...

If you haven't had a chance yet, read my mom's blog about brad and his blanket. a YEAR later, he still reverted back when he found it. Crazy kids!

Kimmy said...

I still have my baby blanket...kind of funny. Hopefully he will be able to move on and be happy without it. I'm sure he will!

Tom Earl said...

I think that he can punch the monsters without it. Have him watch Kung Fu Panda for some pointers.......

Mastrude Family said...

I know exactly what you mean, we are going through the same thing with Talon's binkie...he is 2 for crying out loud!!! You should definitely keep the blanket though, he (or his wife and kids) will someday appreciate it!

Samantha and Tyrel Ross said...

I have the same problem. The other day I thought I lost Cooper's blankie and I was excited because it's such a life savor so I am not ready to get rid of it, but if it was lost Cooper and I could make it through the withdrawls!! It's hard to get rid of something that works miracle's when Cooper is sick or hurt or tired and I don't have to listen to whinning!!

lysh said...

I was in the room when he found his blanket in the closet. He had gone into the closet to get me a blanket and found his. It was so funny how excited he got.