How to Stop Finger Sucking

An essay by Jane Sarrow

When your son or daughter is old enough to tell you he/she is ready to stop thumb sucking, it is a big day.  Finger sucking, like thumb sucking, is serious business for children under the age of eight.  Digit sucking, as it is technically called in the medical field, is the first addition your child […]

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Thumb Guard vs Mavala Stop

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Thumb Guard vs Mavala Stop: these have been the two most popular products for a long time for stopping thumb sucking, finger sucking and nail biting.   One is a nail polish and the other is a thumb guard that surrounds the thumb. There are many products on the market, be sure to do your research before buying. […]

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Thumb sucking nail polish DOES NOT WORK

An essay by Jane Sarrow

Anti-Nail Biting Polish DOES NOT WORK for thumb suckers.  It is designed for daytime nail biters – and only offers a little reminder.  Children under four years old don’t dislike the taste because they haven’t yet developed a bad taste for it yet.  And it obviously won’t work while your child is sleeping and their […]

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