Thumbuddy To Love Receives Mom's Choice Award For Product To Help Stop Thumb Sucking

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Thumbuddy To Love receives Mom's Choice Award 2009 for its books and thumbs puppets to help kids stop thumb sucking. Thumbuddy to Love is a positive teaching tool for parents and kids to help kick the thumb sucking habit.

Thumbuddy to Love™ receives its first Mom's Choice Award for its new books and Thumb puppets to help children stop thumb sucking. Thumbuddy to Love™ is a new positive teaching tool and illustrated children's book (for boys and girls) that comes with thumb puppets to teach the importance of stopping thumb sucking. Mom's Choice Awards® is an annual awards competition that recognizes authors, inventors and companies for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media, products and services.

Created by a former thumb sucker, Andrea Van Ness, Thumbuddy to Love is a book that parents can read and an interactive thumb puppet that kids can place on their thumb to remind them to stop thumb sucking. This product is now available online through the Thumbuddy website at and on This product is designed for children 3-6 years old and retails for $19.95.

Endorsed by dentists, this positive teaching tool can be used to help prevent improper growth of baby and adult teeth due to thumb sucking. "I believe that the booklet and the fun and exciting finger puppets of Thumbuddy to Love can be a great tool in encouraging children to give up thumb or finger sucking in a gratifying and fun adventure," promotes Michael D. Jones DDS , Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and Past President of the Colorado Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Reminding children at an early age to give up thumb sucking is beneficial as "prolonged thumb sucking can cause problems with proper growth of the mouth and alignment of the teeth. It may also cause changes to the roof of mouth." American Dental Association.

Thumbuddy to Love is a company based out of Boulder, Colorado. It manufacturers and develops interactive products to help children stop unwanted and harmful behaviors. For more information, visit


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