Blog: A smile goes a long way every time

Recently we have been reminded once again that something as simple as a smile can make the difference in one’s day. Even if it’s a smile thanks to a stuffie. You never know how a person feels and you can … Continued

Riverside Discovery Center to host a Teddy Bear Clinic this weekend

The Riverside Discovery Center is ready for its annual Teddy Bear Clinic. The special event will be held this weekend and all stuffed animals are welcome! The Riverside Discovery Center (RDC) is ready to welcome teddy bears, stuffed sharks, cows, … Continued

Young boy donates 200 stuffed animals to courts for adoption cases

A 12-year-old boy has made a generous donation of more than 200 stuffed animals to the local court which gives out stuffies to children in adoption cases. Last year Evin Whitfield was visiting his mom at Orange County Juvenile Court … Continued

Pittsburgh announced a Teddy Bear Drive for children in need

Pittsburg has announced a new Teddy Bear Drive initiative which is aiming to raise stuffed animals for children in need. Here is how you can help. Councilman Dan Gilman and Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Chief Cameron McLay announced the joint … Continued

Here’s why children latch on to stuffed animals and blankets

It’s almost like a tradition for children to latch on to stuffed animals, blankets or something similar. There is a scientific reason for that. Back in the 1950s, English pediatrician and psychiatrist Donald Winnicott first coined the term “transitional object,” … Continued

How to reduce the risk of allergies because of stuffed animals

Stuffed animals can sometimes be a reason for allergies. They can carry dust mites or other allergens. A few simple tips can help you stay healthy. We all love stuffed animals. They are cute, cuddly and fun. But their fur … Continued