Tag Archives: natural sleeping aid

Signs of Aspergers in young children – weighted blankets are a sensory tool that can help

As we head back to school, kids will be visiting pediatricians and receiving all kinds of info. Here is a great article on Aspergers from Pop Sugar moms and signs to look for in children at a young age.

1. Fixation on One Activity

Many children with Asperger's syndrome are preoccupied with a single or a few interests and focus on...

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Springing Forward…Help for PTSD, Anxiety and Depression

Since today is the start of day-light savings time, we started to think about saying goodbye to winter and hello (finally!) to spring! Initially our thoughts were going to be about all the great spring patterns we have... but then, we also reflected on all the wonderful testimonials we've had recently about how our weighted blankets have literally changed lives...

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Owls, Space and Minky Stripes – SPD help from Mosaic Weighted Blankets

What do Owls, Space and Minky Stripes have in common?

Kids with sensory processing challenges (SPD) will love them all! Cute owls, exciting space scenes, and lots of other fun fabrics to choose from (or you can provide your own unique fabric selection for a completely customized blanket)...and all Mosaic weighted blankets are constructed to provide a super tactile...

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Give a senior you love a gift that will hug them all year long

Looking for a great gift for a grandparent or other senior in your life? Mosaic Weighted Blankets has a line called, “Featherweight Blankets”, which are lighter-weight, and make lovely gifts that are very warm and soothing to older people.  Says founder Laura LeMond, “We have elegant patterns,...

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Walk Now for Autism Speaks! Sept 28th in Austin!

[caption id="attachment_927" align="alignright" width="216"] Last year's walk...photo by Shannon Kintner[/caption]

Mosaic Weighted Blankets is supporting the upcoming 2013 Greater Austin Walk Now for Autism Speaks event! Hope you will consider joining in the fun, stop by and say "hey" at our booth at the resource fair...

Mosaic Weighted Blankets® founder Laura LeMond is encouraging local families to participate...

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Natural Sleep Aid May Ease Adult & Teen Sleep Disorders

A weighted blanket, used in conjunction with improved sleep habits, may be an affordable natural alternative to sleep medication and behavioral therapies

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poor sleep habits plague many of us; 40% of adults say they have occasional insomnia. We go to bed too late, have caffeine or alcohol at night, interrupting natural sleep patterns, or we overstimulate...

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets – Lifting The Weight of Life’s Pressures

Another recent press release from Mosaic Weighted Blankets®. This release focuses on the wide range of health issues and mental anxieties that the weighted blanket's deep pressure touch stimulation can help with.  The release was picked up by hundreds of media and we'll link to just one in case you want to see the release in its entirety. It basically...

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