I decided that for this linked theme I would share with you all the comfort items that we have at our house.
Joe: Coco the monkey
I think he was just a regular stuffed animal until the divorce. He seemed to quickly move up in rank at that time. He sleeps with him most nights but is not so attached that he needs to bring him anywhere/sleep with him every night.
|do you see Coco's foot?|
Not really sure how it got that name. It's a small little lovey blanket randomly picked up at a K-mart. He became attached and we quickly got more. Now he has one at dad's house, one at school, and one at home. Thankfully he is not picky about which one he has. Not looking forward to this summer when we will wean him off of having it when he's upset at school to get ready for kindergarten. :( He's definitely attached.
|sometimes he lays on top of it -- it's tucked under his chin/chest. don't judge me because I have not yet bought him a regular bed. It's a space issue that I just haven't dealt with yet.|
|a couple of years ago. Outside nap with the night-night and Jackson.|
Me: Tilly and the pillow
I'm not attached anymore. I think. It's been almost 2 years since I've slept with the pillow. :) Tilly is second generation. The first Tilly was worn out so much that her eyes had to be drawn on with marker. I found this second one in high school, opened her up, and stuffed her. She was much too thin. I used to use her head as a pillow and toted her everywhere. The pillow came to college with me. I'll grow up at some point in time.
|my bed -- also a source of comfort. :)|
|The hole where she was restuffed.|
|flashback -- the original tilly in the crib with me|
|there's the original again a few years later and a little faded. (do you love my wood paneling and strawberry shortcake sheets?)|
Please take a moment to check out these wonderful women and what they have to say about "comfort." Amanda, Hanne, Heather, Heidi, Janet, Jean, Jenn, Kristin, Rhonda, Tracey, and Tracy