The ba-ba's are going bye-bye. It is time. It was probably time a long time ago, but he still really wanted them, and I didn't see any real reason to traumatize him by taking them away before he was ready. But now it is time, and he's ok with that.
Step one: Restrict bottles to before naps/bedtime. Check!
Step two: Use up remaining 8oz bottle liners. Check!
Step three: Transition to 4oz bottles. Check!
Step four: Use up remaining 4oz bottle liners. In progress.
Step five: Bye-bye bottles!
I'll keep you posted on how it goes. So far, so good.