Slumberkins Blog

Promoting Attachment through Slumberkins

We often mention the intention behind Slumberkins and the impact of our creatures and Sleepytime Rhymes in helping children to form positive attachments. But we often get the question: “What are ‘positive attachments’ and why are they so very important?”

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Alliance of Moms Collaboration

Slumberkins is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Alliance of Moms to support a cause very near to our hearts: attachment. Founded by five LA moms in 2014, the Alliance of Moms is a membership based auxiliary group that supports the work of the Alliance for Children’s Rights. Their mission is to break the intergenerational cycle of babies born to teens in foster care. Currently, 50% of young women in foster care report being pregnant by the age of 20. Additionally, children of foster youth are 4-5 times more likely to enter the foster care system than children born to youth not in the system. Alliance of Moms creates educational programs to empower these young moms and dads to...

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New Year, New Slumberkins

Slumberkins is expanding our selection of creatures in 2017. We are so excited about this and can't wait to share them with you. When we develop Slumberkins, it's actually the skill or theme behind them that drives the design and production process.

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Our Hope, Our Story

Our Hope At first glance, Slumberkins are soft, cute, cuddly creatures. But beneath the surface, we strive to give kids and families so much more. The intent of Slumberkins is to encourage positive attachments between caregivers and children though original and interactive stories that encourage skill development. Each Slumberkin comes with an original, interactive, Sleepytime Rhyme, addressing a skill for children to practice. The three attachment skills include; mindfulness, self-esteem, & relaxation. We believe that strong and healthy attachments with a caregiver are the building blocks to self esteem, positive self-concept, and healthy relationships.  If children can find comfort and security in our Slumberkins, while also giving parents and caregivers a tool for addressing specific skills, we feel that we...

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