My daughter is inseparable from Bunny and has been since she was about 6 months old.
Realising that we needed a back up, we purchased a second bunny and we rotate them as one gets soiled, left at day care etc.
Yesterday, we accidentally left Bunny at day care so I had to bring out no 2 last night ('Someone from day care delivered it, darling') and had arranged with one of her carers to nab Bunny No 1 before we got in this morning.
Well, this didn't happen and she found the second bunny and came running to me with a mixture of delight, confusion and hurt in her eyes (ok, I could be imagining the hurt).
I gave her a big hug, said that Bunny had a brother and we could talk about it when I picked her up this afternoon.
This may sound silly but I feel I've betrayed her trust and she knows it. (We didn't have much sleep last night so I may be over reacting!)
So now I'm unsure of the best way to discuss this with her - do I tell her we've always had 2 bunnys or tell her mummy just got a second bunny in case one was in the wash. I'm not sure how honest to be.
So, she is 3 and 3 months and very curious.
Has anyone had a similar experience or can offer advice?