May 10, 2016

Morley's New Friend

At just shy of 2 months, Morley is just starting to take a liking to her gazillion stuffed animals. It's crazy how fast those stuffies multiply. There's fox and owls, and even more owls - all of her mom's favourite animals. But of all the stuffed animals I thought she'd like, none are her favourite.

Every once in a while I come across a company that I just can't stop talking about. I tell my family, I tell my friends and I tell my family again. I even tell that random lady in the grocery store that asks, "Where did you get that?" Basically, I talk about it ad nauseam. 

Lately, cuddle+kind has been that company. 

Willow the deer from cuddle+kind

Morley recently received a cuddle+kind little doll. With 9 different equally adorable dolls to chose from, I opted for Willow the deer because she fits our whole 'woodland animal' theme. Willow's favourite quote is "Dream big, little one.", a motto that I intend to instil in Morley as she grows. 

Not only does cuddle+kind make adorable dolls for your little, for every 1 doll purchased, 10 meals are provided to children in need across the world.  In fact, since September 2015, cuddle+kind has donated 210,598 meals from the sales of their dolls and associated stylish inspirational prints! And they don't stop there - all dolls are handmade with love in Peru and provide the artisans with a sustainable, fair-trade income. They are made of high quality cotton with hypoallergenic polyfil for the ideal cuddle. Only the best for their tiny human friends.
cuddle+kind dolls
Morley is in love with her new little friend. I put them down together and she immediately strikes up a conversation with Willow, just chatting away about who knows what. I don't know if it's Willow's size, the contrasting colours of her face, her texture and softness, or the taste of her antlers, but Morley's definitely found a new favourite stuffy. 

Willow the deer from cuddle+kind

It's very likely that in another 2 months, Morley will have a new favourite. Until then, Willow goes everywhere with us - from walks to the store to family dinners in the backyard - because she instantly makes a fussy baby girl coo. And she makes her mom happy knowing that I'm supporting an ethical, family run, company.

Learn more about the story behind cuddle+kind, what they stand for and their adorable dolls here: Website  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter

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*I received product in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% my own.

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