Tonight Hudson went to bed without his sucky. This transition wasn't exactly intentional, although I've always said at a year old I'm pulling the plug. Literally.
We used to have like 8 suckies laying around the house but somehow we've whittled down to 1. And that one solo sucky was left behind at Aunt Heather's house when she babysat today.
I was a little afraid that we'd have an absolute meltdown and he'd cry and cry for hours. However, he went to bed with minimal fussing. YAY!
He really only has his sucky at naptime/bedtime and we very very rarely let him have it while he's awake. I just never wanted to get into that habit. And since he's stuck with the sucky up until now (as compared to Porter ditching the sucky around 4mos), I really wanted to get rid of it now before it became an ugly habit that was too hard to break.
So... aside from a nightly bottle, he's on his way to toddlerhood! He drinks fine from a cup but I like to make sure he chugs milk down right before bed and he chugs better from a bottle than a sippy. Other than that he so does not need a bottle. It really is all for me... I like to baby him a little LOL! We'll cut this out around 14-15 months like we did with Porter.
And of course he's 100% on big-people food and has been since at least 10 months old. Now if we could only get rid of those diapers....