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Blankie: Friend or Foe? Why Your Child needs It!

Often times we think of blankies as a nice accent for our child’s crib or car seat, but as they start to become more than that to our child, we wonder if we should be concerned.  Sure, it’s adorable if a toddler carries his blankie everywhere but what if they’re still attached at ages 4, 5, 6....? We start to question if their attachment will cause them to have developmental issues or if they will be teased by friends or family? Will they be insecure as children? The good news is that our fears are completely unfounded, and in fact – the opposite is true! Blankies as Transitional Objects  Blankies – along with any other item of attachment – are...

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