Category Archives: Nose


Education


 •  If you teach children that foods high in sugar and fats are unhealthy, will they eat more of them? •  If you teach sexual education, will more teenage Moms have babies? •  If you teach young kids to avoid putting objects in their noses and ears, will they do it more often? The answer is NO!   […]

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Sex Education- Analogy to Don’t Stick Sticks…


Teaching Sexual Education in schools is similar to reading our book to kids. Reading Don’t Stick Sticks Up Your Nose! Don’t Stuff Stuff In Your Ears! will NOT increase the likelihood that your child will put an object in their ears and nose. 2 Big Box ‪#‎craft‬ stores decided not to put this book on their […]

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Consequences of Foreign Bodies in Ears and Nose | Don’t Stick Don’t Stuff


The Dangers of Foreign Bodies in Noses and Ears –     Young children, out of curiosity, often insert small objects in their nose and ears. They do this out of innocence, curiosity, and a bid to explore their bodies. It is important for adults to understand that such actions can lead to serious health problems, […]

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Kids Holiday Craft Safety! (and a Buddha Hand)


Today I wanted to show all of you 3 fruits from our 2 year old tree, called a Buddha Hand Citron. These fascinating looking and uber-fragrant citrus grow on a tree similar to other lemon trees. The difference is that the segments are already opened and each segment or “finger” is covered with the skin […]

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Kids are great listeners, aren’t they?


I visited my son’s school today on his day off, so he came with me to read to his class and the other “3’s” class. When I got to the room, the kids were outside, so the teachers invited both classes in and they sat nicely in front of me. They were very attentive and […]

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Mohawks and Gauges in Ears and Noses


Today was a double-header!  Another reason why Don’t Stick Sticks Up Your Nose! Don’t Stuff Stuff In Your Ears! might be a great read for adults:  This 27 year old woman came in today because she was found to have a #foreign object in her left ear.  Attempt at removal by another medical professional was […]

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Those arts and crafts beads!


After being in practice for over 15 years as an Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon (Ear Nose and Throat specialist) I am never amazed at what kids end up putting into their ears and nose.  One of the most common foreign objects is the bead.  You know – those bead that kids and adults use to […]

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How to Teach Little Ones What Not to Stick in their Ears or Stuff into their Nose


It’s inevitable.  Children discover things by poking and prodding and often that begins with the face. Tasting everything that their little fingers can grab, and eventually, those things may end up in an ear or way up in a sinus cavity. Don’t believe it? Just look at some of my past blog posts to see […]

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Not Weird At All!


Don’t Stick Sticks Up Your Nose!  Don’t Stuff Stuff In Your Ears! is loved!  https://www.facebook.com/QuirkyMomma got a hold of our book and loved it!  So far, dog food up a child’s nose and fish tank gravel in the nose were 2 of the most recent nasal foreign bodies reported after they mentioned our book.  The gravel came out on it’s own, […]

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Paper Wad Right Up the Nose


This picture comes to us from the motor city, Detroit. My Friend, Dr. Seidman removed this from a young Romanian child’s nose. Unfortunately Don’t Stick Sticks Up Your Nose! Don’t Stuff Stuff In Your Ears hasn’t been translated into Romanian!

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