Mavala Stop (made in Switzerland) is a “no bite” nail polish meant for adults but has been used by parents on their child to help stop thumb sucking because it tastes awful. It is Denatonium Benzoate – which is, the world’s bitterest known substance. It is a bitter tasting polish that parents have been known […]
Why you do it: You use it to derive comfort and relieve stress. “Nail biting could be the adult version of thumb sucking,” says Alan Strathman, associate professor of social psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. How to stop: First, note when you bite your nails, and then substitute another action. Keep a stress […]
Thumb sucking: Help your child break the habit Thumb sucking can be a difficult habit for a child to break. Understand what you can do to help your child stop sucking his or her thumb. By Mayo Clinic staff Thumb sucking is a common habit among children. If your child sucks his or her thumb […]
Abbey Fatica just wrote a great review on Thumbuddy To Love products. You can view it at thier web site at: http://www.livingmymoment.com/2011/01/review-thumbuddy-to-love-how-to-stop-thumbsucking
Thumbuddy To Love- Ballerina Sue for girls will be coming out in a new hard back version by the end of March 2011. Each book will have the same story that is in the soft back version but will last longer and will come with tips and a success chart to help children stop thumb […]
Thumb sucking is a very common habit among young children. by Adam Borkowski From Beginning in the womb, babies begin to suck their thumbs. It may be a natural reflex. We have all seen babies sucking on fingers, toys and even their clothing. Young children may begin sucking their thumbs to sooth or comfort themselves. […]
Is thumb sucking harmful to your childs teeth. Thumbuddy To Love can help and teach a child to stop thumb sucking.
Sucking on the thumb or other fingers is a normal activity in children. Sometimes you can even see it happen in the womb via an ultrasound. Infants and young children often suck their thumb or fingers to comfort themselves. Children suck on their thumbs or fingers for different reasons and at different times of the […]
Many parents think it is cute when they see their child thumb sucking for the first time. They love when their child has found his or her thumb instead of using a pacifier. In fact, thumb sucking is a very normal reaction to self soothing. However many people including dentists and pediatricians would agree that […]
“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