by kustomkuddle 28 Aug 2017

Made these tooth fairy pillows from a free pattern from Embroidery Garden. The mouth is a pocket. I made the red one first for my great newphew we are raising. He has terrible nightmares from when his dad took him along on nefarious activities. He is in counseling and we've tried lots of different things to help him feel safe but nothing lasts very long. I told him this pillow could also eat his nightmares as well as hold a tooth. This morning he said he thinks the monster is helping and i have gotten several hugs from him today. Of course his sister had to have a monster as well.

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by airyfairy 01 Sep 2017

Monsters always help. Love your tooth pillows.

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by lidiad 01 Sep 2017

I'm happy to know that your monsters are helping, and that's great! Well done.
Hugs, Lidia

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by Sewmum1 31 Aug 2017

Very cute. Great way to help him cope with the nasties that bother him. These children are very fortunate to have you in their lives. Such a big job and a wonderful thing you are doing for them keeping them safe and loved.

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by jrob Moderator 31 Aug 2017

Oh, how lucky they are to have you in their lives. Bless their sweet little heads and give them kisses from this grandmother.

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by sonjapotgieter 29 Aug 2017

Great work....Always sad when children have bad memories!!!!

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you.

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by stork 29 Aug 2017

So sorry that the child has to go thru all of this!! Prayers. Love that the "monster" is taking care of his troubles.

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you. We appreciate the prayers as we go through these hurdles!

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by pennyhal2 29 Aug 2017

What a kind way to help him deal with his fears. The little pillows are doing their job!

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you. He told me this morning I should make more for other kids! Warmed my heart that he was thinking of others.

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by noah 29 Aug 2017

Will pray for the child lovely job sewing***/

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you.

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by dragonflyer 29 Aug 2017

Oh, so sad that some kids have such trauma...great job on these and I hope that the monster eats all his unhappy dreams and he can begin to recover...

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you.

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by basketkase 29 Aug 2017

These are truly amazing tools to use for trauma.......your kids are so lucky to have you in their lives!! Great job!

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you.

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by mechille 29 Aug 2017

OH, Bless his heart. I know that this pillow must put a smile on his face as I'm sure you do also. I pray the nightmares go away for good. God Bless you and him also. :)

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you.

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by bevnorris 29 Aug 2017

Yes, Karen your story touched my heart today. I work at a school and just this morning a friend and I were talking about little ones we came in touch with in our jobs that we just want to gather up to hug away their fears or calm their anger that is really a defence. A brilliant idea you came up with and I really do hope it continues to be successful. 10 marks and sincere congratulations!!

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

It is so disheartening what some of these little ones go through. I sometimes wish I could let their Dad "have it" as we are gradually finding out some of the things our little ones went through when they were with their dad. Right now he is locked up for 32 years. Of course he is fighting it and has a court date in October. Praying he does not get out on a technicality.

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by sandralane 29 Aug 2017

You have done a wonderful job with the pillows, and lets pray the nightmare will stop, with the comfort of this lovely little friend. Sandra.

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you. The monsters went everywhere with them yesterday!

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by crafter2243 Moderator 29 Aug 2017

I hope the monster maintains the special magic and keeps the nightmares away. They are very nicely done. Love those faces.

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you. Both the children had the monsters by their heads last night.

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by pennifold edited 29 Aug 2017

Bless you Deb for taking on the task of raising him. Great job on the tooth pillows. Love ❤️ Chris

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kustomkuddle by kustomkuddle 30 Aug 2017

Thank you for your kind words

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