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Nose picking?

How do you get a kid to stop picking their nose???? (And eating it! - that's a new nasty addition to an already disgusting habit)

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Asked by charity987 at 8:19 PM on Jan. 13, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • We sing the song: Take your finger out your nose, out your nose.
    Take your finger out your nose, out your nose.
    Take your finger out your nose 'cause that's not where it goes.
    Take your finger out you nose, out your nose.
    Goes to the tune of: If Your Happy and You Know It.
    It's a funny way to remind them to keep their fingers out of there.

    Answer by dmbutler at 8:28 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • My daughter hasn't started consuming them yet but she sure likes to have her finger up there! i hope someone has some good advice for you b/c I don't know either!

    Answer by genagina at 8:29 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Make as little of the whole thing as possible. Short, off-handed comments that hold little emotion like 'oh, you can be more grown up than that'... or 'that doesn't impress anyone.'

    You may like to get the treatment for pinworms: that's the source of a lot of kids' nose picking.

    Answer by LindaClement at 8:30 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • i want to know too
    mine did eat them until....
    then i went to take it away before she ate it
    he put it back in her nose

    too funny!

    Answer by fiatpax at 8:41 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

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