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Noah Evans 5 years stopped finger sucking #lovemythumbsie

New Year has brought success to so many former thumb suckers!

We have been overwhelmed (in a delighted way) by your success stories already in 2020 and just wanted to shout about your brilliant former thumb suckers so that everyone knows. We are so grateful to all those who have shared their success stories and we really hope that these brilliant children inspire yet more to stop sucking……as you all say, it[...]
Ditch the dummy

Ditch the Dummy

Dummies have their place. Similarly, to thumb sucking, they are useful to soothe newborn babies, reduce pain, stabalise heart rates and organise movements. There is some evidence to suggest they reduce the risk of SIDS in the first months of life. During the first year babies muscle movement explode in their strength and complexity. They gradually become more precise and[...]
3 year old no more thumb sucking

Stopping Sucking – A New Year’s Resolution you can keep?

The start of a New Year, a new decade no less, is the perfect opportunity to make a change by stopping sucking.  But unlike our promised gym regime or diet, the resolution to stop sucking can last long beyond January 2020. Habits are quite often unconscious and that is why they are hard to break and thumb sucking is a[...]
reward and encouragement

#lovemythumbsie and be in with a chance of winning £25 in Amazon vouchers

At Thumbsie® we are all about reward and encouragement with our gentle solution to thumb sucking.  We like nothing more than hearing your great stories about how your child gave up sucking….and if those come with a picture, it really brings that story to life.  It’s wonderful to see our colourful Thumbsies® all over the country doing their job of[...]
Dental Industry Awards Winner Innovation of the Year Thumbsie

Thumbsie® wins Innovation of the Year

Thumbsie® has done it again – another award is sitting proudly in our trophy cabinet!  This time our award is for Innovation of the Year in the Dentist Industry Awards, the flagship celebration of the UK dental industry.  Thumbsie® works closely with the dental industry offering a gentle solution to a problem which can cause damage to teeth and jaws. [...]
Dental-Industry-Awards-2019-Finalist

An Award we can really get our teeth into

No sooner is Thumbsie® back from winning Best Business Woman Award for Best Consumer or Retail Business, than it has been nominated for a prize in the Dental Industry Awards in association with British Dental Industry Association.  This time the category is ‘Innovation of the Year’ which recognises Thumbsie’s work with supporting the dental industry, offering a brilliant solution to[...]
Interview on Happy Mondays BBC3CR

Happy Thumbsie Mondays on the BBC 

Word is getting around about our Best Business Woman Awards, especially since Jo Bates was invited to BBC Three Counties Radio to speak to Nana Akua about her award on her Happy Monday’s radio show. The radio show includes inspirational and motivational content to get the week off to a good start - and what better way to do that[...]
Winner Best Business Women Awards 2019

Because I’m Happy….(and a Winner)

Last Friday, saw the culmination of 6 years’ hard work finally pay off.  Third year lucky, Thumbsie® was finally named winner of the Best Consumer or Retail Business at the prestigious Best Business Women Awards.  As Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ blasted out across the room at the Tower Hotel London, I found myself on stage clasping my national award and hardly[...]
Best Business Women Awards 2019 logo

Small Business – Big Award

Thumbsie® is onto a winner again.  For the third year running, Thumbsie® has been selected as a finalist in the Best Business Women Awards.  This year the company, which helps children to stop sucking their fingers or thumbs, has been put forward for the Best Business and Best Retail/Consumer product in the UK. Founded in 2015 by multi-award winning entrepreneur[...]
Thumbs up for summer

Thumbs up for Summer

Well done to everyone who wore their Thumbsie® in all the hot weather we have been having.  It has been a lovely end to the School holidays, but possibly a bit warm for a lot of thumb suckers in some parts of the UK. Hopefully, in the last couple of weeks, your thumb guard has been full of sand, covered[...]
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