Fun thumb & finger guards to help stop thumb sucking

A Fairy Outfit and Wellies

Children, in my experience, have a very strong opinion about what they will and won’t wear.  On a January day trip to a local bird sanctuary, my daughter, who was 2 at the time, insisted on wearing her fairy outfit on top of her duffle coat, and twinned it (as that fashion cliché goes) with […]

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Fun in the Sun Competition

The school summer holidays are nearly here and we have two fun competitions for your children to enter whilst they are trying to give up thumb or finger sucking. We want to show children that stopping digit sucking can be fun and a positive experience, so let’s have some fun in the sun this holiday. Your […]

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Rewarding Behaviour

Everybody loves a treat; whether it’s a piece of cake after a run, an extra hour in bed or a glass of wine on a Friday night.  We all like to be appreciated and to have recognition for our efforts….in short to be rewarded. Giving up thumb, or finger, sucking, for a child who might […]

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Is Prince Louis a Thumb Sucker? He is certainly no Dummy…

It was heartening, last weekend, to see the Duchess of Cambridge gently remove her son Louis’ thumb from his mouth as they watched the Trooping of the Colour flypast from the Buckingham Palace balcony.  She did what most mother’s do when they want their children to stop a habit – she distracted him.  He took […]

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Why reading with your child is more than just for fun….

Reading a book with your child can often coincide with the end of the childcare day, the moment when you’d rather reach for a glass of wine than a book you feel you have read surely, at least 200 times. You have just got them out of the bath (and all the trauma that entails) […]

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Bundles of Joy for Thumb or Finger Suckers

If you are lucky enough to be at home over half term, you may experience two things: One – you have more time with your children….which means… Two – you notice that persistent sucking habit more than usual. Have you decided (once again) that the thumb or finger sucking has to stop?  Are you ready […]

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Thumbs up for Thumbsie®

Here’s a great review from a mum who both Thumbsie®  thumb guards, our book – Thumbs Up For Ted’s Thumbsie and a reward chart pack. “I would highly recommend Thumbsie’s for anyone trying to stop their child from sucking their thumb, we are so pleased with the results we have had….Polly is nearly 4 years old […]

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Scottish Dental Awards 2019

Scottish Dental Awards 2019 We are delighted that Thumbsie® has found recognition north of the border in Scotland and has been shortlisted in the Scottish Dental Awards 2019for Innovation Award. This award recognises those individuals, teams and organisations who are pushing the boundaries of the dental profession. The Awards particularly focus on people who place […]

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We took a leap of faith with Thumbsie

“Livvy was an avid thumb sucker from three weeks old. We thought it was cute and were pleased she could self-sooth from an early age! As she got older we realised her thumb sucking was becoming more of an issue, especially as her thumb was frequently in during the day when she was speaking or […]

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Win a Thumbsie® Book on World Book Day

We are so excited that Thumbsie® has launched its very own book ‘Thumbs Up for Ted’s Thumbsie’ that we are giving 5 away to help children to give up sucking.  The book is a gentle, positive tale which tells the story of Ted who wants to give up sucking his thumb before he starts school.  […]

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