Any one else's child pick their fingernails?

Karen - posted on 01/15/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Does anyone else's 5 (almost 6) year old pick their nails down to the nubs? My daughter does this and it's pretty bad. She gets so far down to where she's picking the skin off her fingers. I can't stand it. What do you do? It's not really a nevous thing. She just likes to pick.

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Amanda - posted on 01/17/2012

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my child the same thing and she is 4 year old. I dont like it either. I just be talking to her about the situation than she will stop, but she will go back later on. O dont know what to do about that either.

Bri - posted on 01/17/2012

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yes the two of my children do this ...1 step child and my own DD5....i simply tell my dd to stop biting your nails, i will trim them right away, this helps.

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