Choose the Best Face Mask!

The need for a reusable mask with a good fit is not going away any time soon, trust us, we aren’t excited about this ‘new normal’ either. Fortunately, there are lots of options, some good, some bad and some that don’t even last a trip to the store (I’m looking at you cheaply made paper…

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Choosing the Right Weight

Choosing The Right Weight

Could a weighted blanket really be the answer to your sleep or anxiety problems?  Weighted blankets have shown to be beneficial for people with all types of sleep disorders. Though studies are limited, preliminary research shows they help with insomnia, falling asleep, and staying asleep. For example, researchers in a 2015 study found that the…

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Blog - Dental Anxiety can be a Real Pain

Dental Anxiety can be a Real Pain

Fear of the dentist is so common that it is a known public health issue. Studies show that one in five people have some level of dental phobia. Which is a problem because your teeth tell a tale about your overall health. Oral cancers, thyroid issues, diabetes and other illnesses can all be discovered by…

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Kids Wearing Face Masks

Getting Kids to Wear Masks

There have been lots of conversations and, to put it bluntly, rumours about what school will look like in the fall. One of the biggest questions seems to be, “Will our kids have to wear masks all day at school?” The answer is we hope not, but maybe. In June. with infection rates on the…

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Hippo Hug Goes to School: Part Two

Hippo Hug Goes to School: Part Two

Today let’s focus on children starting or going back to school in Hippo Hug Goes to School: Part Two. Some great products for kids heading back to school in September include Hippo Sit weighted lap pad, Chewlery, and even a sequin bracelet or sequin pillows Hippo Sits are great for children who are using weight…

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Hippo Hug Goes to School: Part One

Hippo Hug Goes to School: Part One

It’s that time of year again! School! In Hippo Hug Goes to School: Part One lets look at several great products that can be used during the school season. Whether you are a kid just starting, are returning to the classroom, are going away to university, or are a teacher or parent looking for unique…

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