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Ed Harrow
11-30-2002, 09:43 PM
Pacifiers!!!

capt jake
11-30-2002, 09:51 PM
Um, Ed.... did you loose yours?? Um, er.....

LisaS
11-30-2002, 10:13 PM
Lemme guess...Zach's teething.

Lisa ;)

Peter Malcolm Jardine
11-30-2002, 10:15 PM
like the soother type baby pacifiers? I always seem to miss something :D :confused: :D

rodcross
11-30-2002, 11:10 PM
Ed,
Gimme a break, here. Dig under the cushions of the couch. Check under the car seat; Find the one the dog had buried under the swing set, brush it off and plug it in.

Wild Dingo
11-30-2002, 11:59 PM
What rodcross said!!!! just find the suckers and bung em in that yapper mate... try a tad of honey and a smidgeon of good brandy... teefies dont hurt so much after a couple of dems!... seemed to knock my lot out pretty well :D

My sympathies to you both mate... but pretty soon the nipper is gonna be yappin away and THEN by cripes youll wish he still had a dummy to suck on!!! :eek: ...gawd hoons can yap once they gets their lips around it! :rolleyes:

He walkin yet??... watch out our lady of the chapel when he does!!! tongue.gif Finbar and the tree will have some competition soon! then your butts gonna be hangin out!! HA!! competitons for who gets in the photos miraculous moving tree Finbar the aweflaminsome or Zachy the concorde jet on pins!! :D :cool:

Take it easy
Shane

[ 12-01-2002, 12:01 AM: Message edited by: Wild Dingo ]

PatCox
12-01-2002, 12:23 AM
My little one is now 2 1/2, today we went on the Cape May ferry to Delaware, and this little three foot tall guy kept grabbing me by the hand and pulling me to the door saying "come on, lets go, daddy" so we could walk around the deck and watch the waves and the gulls and whatever else caught his fancy. Its worth the teething and diapers and everything else.

mmd
12-01-2002, 12:31 AM
Not my kid, but definitely my favourite pacifier. Wisht I'da had one for her so I could threaten her with showing a pic like this at her wedding reception:

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid40/p6807e75388502e87d2bed539bcd7905f/fcfcb2e1.jpg

rodcross
12-01-2002, 12:48 AM
By the third, the pacifier was kicked across the floor by the first or the second to the third...who was grateful, by the way...as the elders were hoping the Welfare were going to arrive any moment to gather them up and place them in a good home. Ed?!! Where were you when I needed you???

rodcross
12-01-2002, 12:54 AM
Thank you for that, MMD. That's a riot!

Scott Rosen
12-01-2002, 07:35 AM
MMD, I wish I had my splatter screen up for that one! :D

ken mcclure
12-01-2002, 08:29 AM
mmd --> :D :D

We used to have six pacifiers around. One in each car, one for the baby, one on the mantel and the other two usually lost.

The pediatrician maintained that we shouldn't be using the durn things at all. But when we noted the comfort the baby took from them we just couldn't take 'em away.

Bayboat
12-01-2002, 12:19 PM
Ed, the next time you find one keep it for yourself. The rest will fall in line.

imported_Conrad
12-01-2002, 03:49 PM
We keep some around the shop (along with an actual pair of rose colored glasses) for customers who complain about the cost of keeping their $50,000+ toys in top shape when they insist on crashing them every other summer weekend. Gets the point across with humor and eliminates that most unpleasant species- rich, whiney adults! :D

Ed Harrow
12-01-2002, 04:24 PM
Hey, if an "All day sucker" gets us a couple minutes of quiet I'm all for it. OOPS! Gotta go, guess who's calling...

Bruce Taylor
12-01-2002, 08:28 PM
I always kept a pocketful of the grubby things, but the really organized moms seem to use those clip-on straps.

How are the nights, Ed?

NormMessinger
12-01-2002, 09:08 PM
Know what? I think it's time we see pictures of the little bugger.

--Norm

B. Burnside
12-02-2002, 01:29 AM
If we put pics of ourselves and families on the internet that's our own choice. We can choose to take whatever risks that implies. Ed is in a different circumstance with his little tacker. Zach is not really *his*, and Zach's little life is extremely vulnerable just now. If there weren't creeps out there it would be fine, but as we all know only too well, there are creeps out there, who hurt and exploit kids, especially vulnerable ones.

Much as we would all love to enjoy the photos, I for one do not think posting a foster child's picture is safe, wise, or ok.

I wish this kind of caution were never necessary. But I do think it is.

Sadly,

Barb

jack grebe
12-27-2006, 03:10 PM
really should buy those things by the dozen

LeeG
12-27-2006, 04:34 PM
Never used them. She found more interesting things like snails and cigarette butts to put in her mouth.

Nanoose
12-27-2006, 05:44 PM
And when they're old enough to move on and leave the soothers behind, tell them the soother fairie (like the tooth fairie) will come. So they put them under their pillow, the soother fairie comes while they sleep and takes them to her land where they get hung on a soother tree. Worked for us! :)

Now grown, our daughter told us that was a good thing to do (as opposed to wrenching them away, or going into "NO!" mode). She said she found it comforting at the time. Seemed to work for both our kids.

P.I. Stazzer-Newt
12-27-2006, 05:57 PM
Verboten.

Meerkat
12-27-2006, 06:21 PM
Never used them. She found more interesting things like snails and cigarette butts to put in her mouth.Hmmm... I've found both snails, properly prepared, and unused cigarette butts sooth me too! ;) :D

jack grebe
12-27-2006, 06:43 PM
Isn't it amazing how you can dig up old threads.........and still get posts:D

Nanoose
12-27-2006, 08:57 PM
Isn't it amazing how you can dig up old threads.........and still get posts:D

Didn't even notice ! :o

LeeG
12-27-2006, 08:59 PM
me neither, , my take on it is that pacifiers are for parents and not babies.

Nicholas Carey
12-28-2006, 02:31 AM
Out little monster Griffin (now 20 months) decided at about 6 months that he was done with pacifiers. Just spit it out one day and hasn't touched 'em since unless it's just in play.

Ken Hutchins
12-29-2006, 11:07 AM
I guess that Ed sat in a plane for 20 hours flying to NZ next to a screeming little &%^%, seemed so cute at first :) then after a few hours of screeing wasn't so cute :rolleyes: and by the end of the flight was absolutely ugly.:eek: