Around 7am ish in the morning we are woken by the handle of our bedroom door turning – a little person clutching a big armful of stuffed toys enters ‘just got to get my other teddies’ he says before bounding back to his bedroom to pick up all of ones he couldn’t manage the first time round. This boy is teddy mad. There is hardly a jot of space left in his bed with all of the teddies (or ‘friends‘) he has in with him. He would have even more if we let him! The teddies all come into our bed and then they all come down stairs. They lay forgotten again for most of the day (cars always take precedent in the waking hours) but come bed there is a formal roll call before we all make our way upstairs again.
When we tuck him in we tuck all of the teddies in too, wishing them all goodnight. If you listen by the bedroom door you will hear him recount his day or sing to all his friends until he falls into a happy sleep.
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Oh how sweet! Kitty has been known to stuff her bed so full of teddies there’s no room for her although she quite determinedly climbs right into the middle of the mix and snuggles down. Still if they all fall out it at least makes a nice crash mat if she does one too many roll in the night! It looks like your little man has a great collection, and it’s true, it will be something that fades over the years – although maybe not completely, I’ve still got my childhood teddies tucked up on a shelf!
I’ve still got my favourite ones too that he sometimes has in bed with him too although at the minute they have been relegated to the toy box – he is a bit fickle with all but his two best one!
Too cute! Moo has a selection of teddies on her bed, and I love it when she uses them in her role play, nursing them back to life or feeding them a picnic!
You can never have too many teddies! x
Very true! I love that he loved his teddies it is very cute and i love listening to all the funny conversations they have :)
That is so cute! Charles used to be obsessed with cars, he would carry them around all the time. I’ve tried to get him to have a favourite teddy but he isn’t interested :-( x
Funny how they are all different isn’t it! It’s actually been only the last 6 months or so that he’s been that bothered though – apart from his comforter bear which he wouldn’t sleep without since he way tiny :)
So cute! My boys aren’t really bothered by teddies – I wish they were as they’re always being bought them and we have tonnes of them! I love the idea of a child having favourites and carrying them everywhere. x
Maybe they will at some point! teddies do take up a lot of space though – maybe time for a sneaky trip to the charity shop ;)
So lovely! A sign of things to come in our house i think. Just this week S has started bringing all his cuddlies into our bed one by one shouting cuddle before launching it onto our bed and running back to his room for another one!
ha ha he sounds exactly the same. F really won’t be happy unless he has accounted for everyone!
That’s so cute. CK picks his chosen teddy every night. One and only one gets to sleep in the bed with him and be takes FOREVER to decide.
Ahh i like the idea of one teddy a night – it sounds much more comfortable, i really don’t know how F sleeps with so many in his bed!
So sweet and very similar to Mads, who every morning comes into our bed with her faithful for friends and every single morning tells her sister who is already normally in bed before her that she can cuddle ‘pongo’ which is her extra special favourite!
These photos are so cute! What a loved bunch of teddies they are :D
ohhhhh every morning we are woken up by 2 boys and several toys too. and if we go out in the car – guess what? more toys have to come!!! Ridiculous really! lovely photos and similar scenes to my sofa lol x
Baby A loves his comforter – Errol…. He tend the throw the rest all over the place in a pre or post sleep madness!
Ha ha – i can imagine the mad teddy flinging :) F does have a very special comforter that he definitely needs to fall asleep but the others are transient favorites ;)
So so SO cute. We have cuddly toy fans here too xx