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Peekaboo Beans Winter 2015 Collection

Winter 2015 CollectionOur winter 2015 collection takes your imagination further into the magical world of jewels and gemology this
holiday season.

Kaleidoscope-inspired snowflakes, earth-digging machines and snowy mountain peaks are just a few of the imaginative graphics you will find within these awe-inspiring pieces. Colours found in nature are blocked together to create fun geometric shapes. Evergreen, Coastal Blue and Cactus Flower are some of the bold and bright colours found throughout the collection.

Your little ones will become lost in their imaginations and escape into a colourful winter wonderland all while being comfy, cozy and warm this season.

View the whole collection 

Available October 15 2015!

www.peekaboobeans.com/vicky 

Anatomy of a Bean

Anatomy of a Bean

Peekaboo Beans: Saftey, Fun and Function all in one!

Peekaboo Beans: April Crib Crasher

This month we have some really amazing promotions! All hostesses receive FREE SHIPPING, and if you spend $150 you receive $25 in play money to use on your next order! Email me to order: vicky@peekaboobeans.com

Peekaboo Beans Crib Crasher

Peekaboo Beans: Spring 2013 Sneak Peek

The snow is still coming down in some parts of the country, but nothing says we can’t start dreaming of an Endless Summer! Take a  look at our first Spring/Summer 2013 sneak peek! Do you like what you see?

Endless Summer Spring 2013

Urgency

I’ve been reading a lot about sensory issues lately, and today I came across something that made me think.

The  Sensory Processing Disorder Parent Support Network posted on their page: How many kiddos here are never thirsty? Or always thirsty? Always hungry or never hungry?

My 6 year old son Joel has a sense of urgency about eating and drinking. He doesn’t seem to notice that he’s thirsty or hungry (or that he needs to pee for that matter) until it is the ABSOLUTE last second!   Just like another person who posted on the thread, I’m not sure Joel feels it until he is extremely hungry or thirsty. Today was such a roller coaster ride of ups and downs that all came down to a late breakfast, a later lunch, and not enough snacks or drinks. After I had realized that his explosive meltdown and ensuing laying under the dining room table was related to him being too hungry.  I asked him why he didn’t just ask me for a snack. His response? He wanted me to just know that he was hungry without actually telling me? I need to work on being better prepared with snacks on the weekends.

As for peeing, I think most of the time it’s just that he’s too busy playing to take the time to run to the bathroom. So when he does go, it’s a mad dash and panic to get to the toilet before he explodes!

Do your kids tend to have an urgency around eating, drinking and peeing?

Peekaboo Beans: Tactile Sensitivity

Tactile Sensitivity and the 6 Year Old Diva, or How Peekaboo Beans Saved my Mornings.
(Guest Post by Neal Dawe)

Peekaboo Beans Vintage Tunic

We dread mornings at our house. Not the getting up at 6 a.m. (if we’re lucky). Not the multiple diaper changes (two year old and 8 month old). It’s our six year old – and her ongoing battle with seams, socks and fabrics.

Our daughter has tactile sensitivity, meaning things most kids would never notice about getting dressed can be a major source of aggravation for her, and by extension, my wife and me. Most days I’m the one getting her dressed while my wife deals with the baby and we pray our son stays in bed for a few minutes.

For the longest time it was the same routine in my daughter’s room:

“How about this? You like this colour”.

“No! It pinches me!”

“Ok, how about these?”

“No! Those hurt my legs!”

“Fine – what do you want to wear?”

“My bathing suit?”

“Honey, it’s a school day”.

Queue meltdown.

Finding clothes that meet her needs and seemingly were made with her in mind has been a godsend. Little things that most people don’t even consider – flat seams, thumb holes in the arms allowing her to avoid bunching when she puts on a jacket, loose fitting legs with a snug elastic waist – make her Peekaboo Beans clothes her undisputed favourites. That makes her life (and our mornings) 100% easier.

It’s not well understood why some kids have tactile sensitivities, the upshot is the same. She can love an item of clothing in the store, or even to try it on for a few minutes. But actually wearing it – sitting, moving, running, generally being a child – can be an ordeal if the fabric, fit and design aren’t right.

Some might think our daughter is just being a Princess, wanting what she wants when she wants it. Believe me, that was our first thought too. After dealing with this for years and finally reaching out for help to doctors, psychologists and Occupational Therapists, we know understand that she’s not doing this on purpose. Her tactile sensitivities are part of a real disorder, Sensory Perception Disorder (SPD) and it’s something she can’t control.

Now, that’s not to say she isn’t a Princess. She is. Very much so. That’s also why Peekaboo Beans works for us. Anything considered stylish, fun and even “cool” by our own redheaded diva are rare and prized indeed. Right up there with Justin Bieber and iCarly. There are lots of “cool” clothes though, she can go to the mall and find stores full of faux-80s glam clothes she simply adores – on the rack. And she will beg for them, occasionally even getting them, but despite the early onset peer pressure of Elementary school she still can’t bear to actually wear them.

I’m so thankful my wife discovered Peekaboo Beans; it’s made all the difference for our daughter, allowing her stay “cool” while staying warm, relaxed and comfortable at same time.

Neal Dawe

Peekaboo Beans: FUNdamentals sneak peek

Just a few more days until the launch of our newest collection FUNdamentals! Here are a few sneak peeks!

 

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January Peekaboo Beans Crib Crasher

Here’s our monthly promotion!

Spend $150 and receive a free item of your choice from 6 pre-selected Peekaboo Beans items.

 

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Clothing for special moments: Peekaboo Beans

So many memories I have of my children involve them wearing Peekaboo Beans. I used to save the Beans for special occasions, but quickly realized that my children need to be wearing Peekaboo Beans ALL THE TIME! Here’s another memory to add to our collection, our annual Santa photo!

Peekaboo Beans Santa

Get your Beans in time for Christmas!

Let me help you with your holiday shopping! There is still time to place an order and receive your Beans in time for Christmas. Order by December 14th and your Beans will arrive just in time! We have some great Play Promos on right now (email me for a list of the discounted items), as well as our new Playjamas available for boys or girls, which come with a handy little nylon bag (perfect for holiday sleepovers!)

Plus, we have FREE SHIPPING for the entire month. As a special gift to you, all local Ottawa shipments will come beautifully gift wrapped, free of charge (and stress  free for you!) Send me your orders today: vickyb.stylist@peekaboobeans.com

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