There are no tried and true methods for breaking the thumb-sucking habit. Toddlers usually outgrow it, often by the time they reach kindergarten. However, parents who want their children to stop may find some tools to be helpful, such as the Thumbuddy To Love kit, which includes an illustrated storybook, thumb puppet, success chart, and [...]
Thumb Sucking: Advice on When and How to Quit the Habit By NBurgert on May 7, 2012 in Help for Parents, Toddlers and Preschoolers Children sucking on their thumb (and/or fingers) is a common, normal behavior. Sucking is so naturally comforting that humans suck their fingers and toes as early as the womb. Even apes, [...]
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Thumb Sucking can lead to tooth problems and speech impedimants. To help children give up thumb sucking, there is a great product that helps them break the habit in a fun and gentle way. First, talk to your child about the importance of stopping thumb sucking. Prolonged thumb sucking can push out the teeth and [...]
Are you wanting to help your child stop pacifier sucking? Now is a good time to break the pacifier sucking habit. Many dentists agree that pacifier can be more harmful than thumb sucking. Why? Because it changes the palate of the mouth or what is known as the roof of the mouth and that can push [...]
Some Dentists agree that prolonged pacifier sucking is more harmful than thumb sucking because it pushes up the palate of the mouth and can change the structure of the mouth. It can lead to an over bite and can affect a child’s speech. It is a good idea to stop the pacifer sucking at an [...]
Positive Teaching Leads To Success In Stopping Thumb Sucking All children and youth deserve a safe, respectful, caring and positive learning environment. In fact, the Pan-Canadian Consensus Organization states that “positive learning environments in schools will: maximize the learning of every student, help children and youth become full participating citizens of society and help to [...]
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“Thumbuddy To Love™ Finger Puppets are a great tool in encouraging children to give up thumbsucking in a playful and encouraging way.”
Michael Jones, DDS, Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist
"Thumbuddy To Love™by Andrea Van Ness is the first positive form of behavioral modification we have come across to encourage the end of thumb sucking."
June Wolff, DMD
"Love the Binky Fairy! What an educational product/book to let go of the Binky
without all the fuss."
Carl, Cornelius, NC.
"The Thumbuddy book & puppet really worked. My child was excited about her new puppet and 2 weeks later she stopped! She got it!"
Marianne, Boulder CO
"My child loved the positive reinforcement and still sleeps with her Thumbuddy. She stopped in 1 week! Thanks again."
Kris, Los Angeles, CA
My son loves to read the Book and puts his stickers on for every day he does not suck his thumb. Love it! Great product!
Brian, St. Louis, MO