stuffed animals

Stuffed Animals as Therapy for the Elderly?

Posted on 05/22/2013 by | Caregiving | Comments

CaregivingWalking by the gift shop at my mother-in-law’s nursing home, I did a double take. The shelves were lined with stuffed animals. My first thought was, why are they here? This is not a place with kids. Then I realized, it’s for the 80- and 90-year-old residents. I didn’t have to ask the clerk how they were selling. She was in the middle of ringing up a charming bear in a ruby satin dress donning an oversized floppy hat. During my …

An Awful Lot of Adorable

Posted on 04/27/2012 by | Washington D.C. | Comments

EntertainmentIt’s the weekend, so why not kick back and enjoy 33 photos of animals with stuffed animals versions of themselves? While none of these little cuties are as famous or adored at Boo, who is so beloved that we can now all go out and pick up our very own stuffed Boo, there is something for everyone on this list. So, which one is your favorite?