When my daughter came along, she received a binky too. They had their binky's only at nap and bedtime, when they came out of the crib the binky stayed behind. We decided that the transition into their big boy/girl beds was the perfect time to do away with the binky.
We spent a good amount of time before hand letting them know that they were getting a big boy/girl bed and once that happened we would be mailing the binky's to the Binky Fairy who would give them to babies who needed them. Once the day arrived and the new bed was up, we would have our bedtime routine and then go mail the binky's. At our apartment we stuck them in our mailbox downstairs (as seen in video) and at our home we put them in our outside mailbox. You are not actually mailing the binky's anywhere but the kids don't know this. After they go to bed, make sure you remove them from the mailbox for safe keeping incase they want to check and make sure the Binky Fairy came. My son asked for his binky once with this technique and my daughter asked a few times. She had a little more trouble with the concept but after a week of a little whining at bed time, she was good to go and we haven't looked back ever since.
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