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Books to help with the tricky stuff - taking away bottles/dummies etc

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Kaja Fri 07-Sep-12 10:03:32

Hi all...

Would anyone know of any books which deal with some of the trickier parenting moments like the following:

stopping the bedtime bottle
taking away the dummy
weaning them off their blankie
moving into a big bed from a cot

anything like that...?

Any help greatly appreciated!

DisorderlyNights Sat 08-Sep-12 16:10:36

I can't think of any about the experiences you mention -probably because I co-sleep and breastfeed so haven't needed those particular things addressed - a picture book on why biting your Mothers nipple is a bad idea would be good though grin

Large bookstores tend to have a new experiences section, with books about mummy having a new baby, starting school, etc so that would be worth checking, at least for the cot to bed one and possibly dummy.

Kaja Sat 08-Sep-12 23:16:52

Thanks Disorderly - and my sympathy for the biting incident! I ended up literally macerated...!

gazzalw Sat 22-Sep-12 17:35:39

Yes, there's a 'dummy' one called something like The Noo-Noo - even though our DCs didn't use dummies at all we definitely read it to both of them during their picture-book years..... Hope you manage to track it down!

TheWishaTree Fri 28-Sep-12 19:30:08

It's called The Last Noo-Noo, it's brilliant!! Very supportive of children still wanting their dummies, but also very funny.

deleted203 Sat 06-Oct-12 03:33:28

The Last Noo by Jill Murphy (who also wrote The Large Family). Brilliant book.

deleted203 Sat 06-Oct-12 03:33:44

Sorry, should have read The Last Noo Noo.

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