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Fun thumb & finger guards to help stop thumb sucking

Thumbsie® helps pupils in Saudi Arabia curb thumb sucking habits

We are a very small primary school in Saudi Arabia. 4 children (out of 17!) have either used or are still using the Thumbsie® thumb guards. Our children have encouraged each other and parents have shared top tips to ensure good progress is made quickly. We cannot reccommend the Thumbsie® enough and I hope the short testominals […]

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Thumbsie® voted Best Children’s Business in Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017

Muddy Stilettos Awards celebrate the very best local businesses in Bucks & Oxon. Thumbsie® have been voted the Best Children’s Business in Muddy Stilettos Awards 2017. The first round of the 2017 Awards are over but thank you to everyone who voted for us, every vote would have counted. We are now all on the […]

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Thumbsie® launch a bespoke service on fabric guards

We have a vast array of fabrics available online and in five different sizes however, this will never cater for everyone need as we are all different. We have launched our bespoke service to ensure that we can satisfy all children’s requests and also help the adult suckers to stop thumb and finger sucking. Children […]

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How to stop children from sucking fingers

Finger sucking is such an emotive subject and one that I can guarantee you everyone has an opinion on whether they have a child who sucks their fingers or not, even if they are not a parent themselves they will have an opinion. I met a mum the other day that said I wouldn’t let my […]

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Adult Thumb Sucking

Don’t worry if you are an adult still thumb sucking it seems that if you are not alone. Apparently 12% of adults are continuing with this childhood habit. In 2011 the Daily mail reported that 10% of adults still suck their thumbs and now in March 2017 is reported 12%. So are more adults now […]

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Thumbsie® thumb guards on the radio

On Saturday 27th May 2017 Nana Akua, presenter of the Saturday afternoon show on BBC Three Counties Radio, posted on the St Albans Business Facebook page “ I am looking for people to interview on my BBC Three Counties Radio show. Are you a local business that has been created out of adversity?” A kind […]

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Its not just thumb sucking that can be a bad habit

You’re not alone if you find your children’s bad habits and behaviors worrying and somewhat annoying. It seems there are many that our children can choose from! When you decide you want to change an unwanted behavior or habit, it best to try and understand why your child is doing it in the first place. Often […]

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So thumb sucking and nail biting is OK!

According to the recent press, experts have revealed that thumb sucking and nail biting in young children may mean that they are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood, according to a new study that spanned three decades. It’s a dilemma that I once faced and is faced by millions of parents worldwide – […]

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Nothing else worked to help her stop thumb sucking!

It was coming up for Aurora’s 5th birthday and we really wanted to help her stop sucking her thumb. We had tried in the past to get her to stop sucking including different types of nail polish, nagging and even bribery – nothing else worked! She had been sucking her thumb since she stopped breastfeeding […]

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How clean are your child’s thumbs?

I was watching Operation Ouch (as you do!) with the lovely twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand when they were discussing the importance of hand washing. They explained that most people don’t wash their hands properly and that when they do they neglect their thumbs. This means that the thumb carriers lots of bacteria. Which […]

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