Slumberkins Blog

Relaxation Activities for Children

As parents, we know what it’s like to have a busy schedule. Finding time to get everything done in the day can seem impossible. Just like us, our kids can become overwhelmed with expectations and activities that are thrown at them each day. Practicing relaxation strategies with your child not only provides a sense of calm, but helps to manage reactions when negative feelings are present.

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Authenticity - The Intention Behind Unicorn

“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we are supposed to be and embracing who we actually are.” - Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection.   We all want our children to grow up to have positive self-esteem and to love who they have become, inside and out. We want them to become the person they set out to be, and teach them that they can accomplish whatever they set their mind to. Authenticity is one key value that can help define these morals. Teaching children to recognize their true feelings, needs, and values can lead to enhanced self-confidence and positive relationships throughout their life.

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The Inspiration for Narwhal

The inspiration and intention for Narwhal comes from our journey as educators on the path to building the business of Slumberkins. We actually wrote the story for this arctic unicorn-of-the-sea while we were on the flight back from filming our Shark Tank episode in September, 2017. If you haven’t seen it, the spoiler is that we did not hook an investor. We both felt defeated by the process but equally grateful for the opportunity we were given. 

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