Okay so when we were kids there was the tickle me Elmo (if you are in your teens or twenties and reading this…ask someone who was in high school in the 1990’s…my 10th Grade sister had my mom looking all over town for that loveable, furry little thing. Now that those of us who lived through high school in the 90’s have grown up, Elmo needs a new set of batteries and we have decided that the new must have is a weighted blanket.
Weighted blankets are known to have a soothing effect and have been used for some time for those with anxiety disorders and sleep disorders. They have even been found to be very helpful to those on the autism spectrum.
Most guidance suggests that you used a weighted blanket that is equal to about 10% of your body weight.
Here are a few that I found for UNDER $100