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Friday, February 8, 2019

'worry eaters'

If you have a child who struggles with anxiety, you might be interested in a stuffed animal that will 'eat their worries' away. Offspring highlights these cute, monster-like toys that are fashioned after the legendary Guatemalan worry dolls, that children confide their worries before placing them under their pillows at night. Guatemalan worry dolls are said to gift sleeping children with the wisdom they need to overcome worries. With these newer zippered-mouth versions, children (or their parents) write down or draw their worries, then stuff the paper in the Worry Eater’s mouth so it can hold onto the worries for the child. offspring

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