The end of an era

20130728-2042141It came to my attention not too long ago that Oliver was no longer sucking his thumb. I didn’t think much of it, and I just assumed my low-key approach (i.e., ignore and hope it goes away) had worked.

Tonight, I thought to ask him if he really didn’t suck his thumb anymore, and if so, why not?

“Remember right before our country’s birthday, the glow-stick broke on my hand? That’s why.”

So, kind of neurotic, but pretty smart, I think. Hey, whatever works! I think I might market glow-stick liquid as a thumb-sucking deterrent.

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