• I Don't Regret Letting My Daughter Suck Her Thumb Until She Was 8

    2 years ago - By Momtastic

    When my daughter was a baby, she never cared too much for a pacifier , but when she was around 4-months-old, she found her thumb. I thought it was cute and she started sleeping through the night. That's when I realized what a life-saver it is when you have a baby that is a thumb-sucker.
    As she got a bit older, and finally got some hair, she started to twirl her hair and suck her thumb. It about made my heart explode. Anytime she got sleepy and tired, we would joke about how she was “assuming the position.” Thumb in mouth, and hair twirling between her fingers.
    She could self-soothe...
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