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How to make a washable weighted blanket for kids
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When we started making weighted blankets we noticed that they were pretty cumbersome to wash. The weight alone was enough to break the washer and dry cleaners wouldn't even try to launder them. This led us to believe there has to be more functional solution! I designed the duvet style weighted blankets with families in mind. Two things that make our blankets unique: 1) the duvet cover is so easy to wash! and 2) you are not committed to one print or color. (Surely your child will outgrow the dinosaur print and want something more sophisticated) ! The following is an...
How to make a weighted blanket
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Before you get started with the construction of your weighted blanket, here a few things to consider:
How to Help an Anxious Child
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Anxiety may be triggered at different times throughout your child's life, peaking during puberty. In addition to everyday anxieties, sleep is an issue for many children suffering from anxiety. Two things that I have seen work with my own child and clients are: weighted sensory blankets melatonin Both are very simple options that offer a restful nights sleep, which in turns helps them to better manage anxiety the following day. Anxiety disorders are generally treated with psychotherapy, medication, or both. Psychotherapy Psychotherapy or “talk therapy” can help people with anxiety disorders. To be effective, psychotherapy must be directed at the...