When I first saw these I had a flash back to my childhood and my collection of Troll dolls. Those Troll dolls are officially gone but not forgotten! My parents couldn't understand my obsession with them because they literally did NOTHING but I couldn't stop from asking for some for every holiday or special occasion. Honestly, my parents really didn't mind they were a third of price of my previous Barbie obsession. So, when I gave my girls their very first Shoulder Buddies it was like watching my younger self 25 year later the only difference- these actually DO SOMETHING!
Shoulder Buddies do double duty- they are just cute and sit snuggled up on your shoulder, hat, or backpack they share a constant reminder to it's owner. Depending on the Shoulder Buddy you chose, each one represents a special message, such as being a good friend or practicing fire safety! I was sent two very special Shoulder Buddies (plus one secret one for the giveaway):
My kids have had nothing but the best time playing with their Shoulder Buddies! Each one fit perfectly with my children's personality as well! My youngest daughter is working on sharing and my oldest is as smart as a whip and is always coming up with new ideas but she can have a tendency to be on the shy side! So now when my youngest is acting up and not sharing I ask her where Shari is and she immediately runs up stairs and grabs her. When our Shoulder Buddies are not being worn we have hers sitting on her my buddy's shoulder and our oldest keeps her on her vanity! The "magic Coin" used to keep these guys in place are strong and really do the job! My daughters made it a game to see who's would fall off first! It was a very long game!
I have to admit... I don't cringe when my daughters ask for more- how can I at $5.99?!? I see so much of me in there and the need to want all of them.. just like me with my trolls!! Shhh.. don't tell anyone but I already purchased 2 more from a local store for them for Christmas! Shoulder Buddies can be purchased directly from their online store or from one of these fine retailers. To keep up to date with new products and specials take a few minutes to like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter!!
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