Real talk: I’m the mom of a nose picker.
I’ve tried everything—offering tissues, delivering Oscar-worthy reactions to the grossness, hinting at the long-term social embarrassment my child is destined to experience should this disgusting habit remain. No dice. My last resort? I dialed a pediatrician. In other words, someone who could lessen my worries (which are mainly germ-related) when it comes to the ick factor of this horrible habit.
Here’s what she had to say.