Did you have a teddy bear as a child? I did. In fact, I had several but one was definitely extra special to me. He was an orangish brown and eventually his little red tongue came off and was reattached with a safety pin. As a child, I had a special relationship with my dolls and stuffed animals. Not only did I get years of playtime enjoyment out of them, but I really had a deep connection with these toys. I believed they had feelings, and I went out of my way to make sure none were left out. To make sure of this, I rotated which soft toy I held at night to avoid playing favorites. I also loved watching the Snuggle® fabric softener commercials because I got to see a teddy bear come to life, if only for 30 seconds. I always wanted my own Snuggle teddy bear so I happy to learn about the Snuggle SeptemBEAR and #ShareaBear movement!
Everyone deserves to have a soft teddy bear to love. Snuggle #ShareABear is a movement to show the world that something as small as gifting a teddy bear can brighten one’s day! Snuggle Bear will be making the world a softer place by personally donating teddy bears to people who need them most.
I recently gifted my three year old, Wesley, his own Snuggle Bear and captured the moment on camera for the #ShareaBear movement. It was so fun to see his geniune reaction to the bear. Wes instantly cuddled and loved on his new teddy bear.
His new friend has been with him a lot these past few weeks. When Wesley spend the night at his grandparent’s house last weekend, he was sure to bring him along. He told me, “We can’t forget my Snuggle Bear!”
Since we received three bears, the other two will be donated during our school’s toy drive this holiday season. I know my boys will love giving a Snuggle Bear to those less fortunate!
Join the Movement
Today, September 9th, is National Teddy Bear Day. In honor of all the joy, companionship and comfort teddy bears can bring, this SeptemBEAR they are donating 5,000 teddy bears to children in need. Help raise awareness by sharing your own memories, photos or videos with a special teddy bear in your life using the hashtag #ShareABear. Learn more and join the #ShareABear movement with Snuggle Bear!
Do you have a favorite teddy bear memory?