Did you have a favorite stuffed animal as a child? Some of us hold on to such things for sentimental value. You might keep your stuffed animals in a spare bedroom or even on your bed. Families pass them down through generations.
Stuffed toys are fuzzy and cute but they are also comforting. They can be a child’s best friend or bring cheer to someone who isn’t well. A stuffed toy can remind you of a story, another time in your life or remind you that someone cares.
The Chicago Tribune reported that items such as stuffed toys are called transitional objects and as we get older we tend to continue to cling on to these items for comfort the same way kids do. And it’s OK! Because these objects help us transition from one state to another. Continue reading