Monthly Archives: March 2013

Weighted Blankets 101

Most people don't realize how therapeutic a weighted blanket can be -- probably because it's not an intuitive cause and effect that weight on the body would be relaxing. But it is just that.

The deep pressure of the weighted blanket causes the body to release natural chemicals, serotonin and endorphins, which naturally calm. It really is amazing that something as...

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Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy

[caption id="attachment_467" align="alignright" width="500"] Maybe a little weighted blanket therapy can...

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Our Top 3 Blogs on Sensory Processing Disorder

Oftentimes, the medical community leaves us confused and alone when it comes to diagnoses of the neuro-behavioral sort. The last thing a parent facing one of these disorders needs is to feel along though. The very last thing. In the olden-days, we were told to join a support group. These days, we have the internet.

Now resources are everywhere --...

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Temple Grandin’s “squeeze machine” research suggests benefits of weighted blankets

An expert on animal behavior, Temple Grandin has designed humane handling systems for half the cattle-processing facilities in the US, and consults with the meat industry to develop animal welfare guidelines... Grandin’s books about her interior life as an autistic person have increased the world's understanding of the condition with personal immediacy -- and with import, as rates of autism diagnosis...

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March Mosaic Weighted Blanket Giveaway

Did you know that Mosaic Weighted Blankets gives away a weighted blanket to one lucky fan every month?

It couldn't be simpler to enter. Just complete the items in the Rafflecopter below. You earn a few  entry points for completing a couple of mandatory items -- then you have the option of earning even more entry points by helping us spread...

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