Wednesday, February 08 2017 00:36

Giveaway - The CuddleBright Experience: A Lovie/Security Blanket and More...

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For most families, when it comes to raising kids, you don't get many chances to do things right the first time. Those "firsts" are typically a per-child affair, and in our case, we've experienced certain milestones twice because we have two girls, and hopefully we've done better with our youngest than our oldest. There's a learning curve, and it's always fascinating to see how quickly the tools to help parents evolve. Bonding and separation anxiety are things that I certainly didn't consider in our pre-parent days, and while I think that bonding was a non-issue, anxiety is a thing. For new parents, now there's the CuddleBright™ Experience - the first and only routine-based experience aimed to connect, comfort and calm both parent and child during times of separation. This four-component system is geared toward children ages 0-5 and their parents, and to celebrate it's launch, the development experts at the Simms/Mann Institute have teamed-up with The Rock Father™ to give YOU a chance to win the complete set. Check out the details and enter below!


Designed by leading child development experts at the Simms/Mann Institute, a national non-profit organization, the CuddleBright™ Experience combines the latest in neuroscience research, years of child development theory and expert insights from the field to create a truly unique product that helps create a strong parent and child bond.


“Research proves that developing a shared emotional connection with your baby during infancy builds the foundation for social, emotional and cognitive skills that will serve your child for the rest of his or her life.” said Dr. Victoria Simms, child development specialist and President of Simms/Mann Institute. “The CuddleBright™ Experience helps foster positive interactions between parent and child by providing knowledge and strategies for promoting consistent bond-building routines and experiences.”


Created for children ages 0-5 and their parent, CuddleBright™ Experience features four key components:

  • The CuddleBright™ Lovie reminds a child of the warm connection they share with their parent during times of separation, while also calming, comforting and supporting self-soothing.
  • The 140-page CuddleBright™ Parenting Guide, written by child development experts at the Simms/Mann Institute, covers 18 topics related to a child’s social and emotional development — and provides parents with practical skills and everyday strategies to help a child thrive.
  • A Cuddle Before I Gois a beautifully illustrated Board Book that tells the sweet story of a goodbye routine between a Mommy and her baby, and makes the perfect together-time activity.
  • Nestled within  “A Cuddle Before I Go” is a CuddleBright™ Keepsake Heart for the parent. The Keepsake Heart is soft to the touch and easy to carry, providing comfort for parents during times of separation.

The CuddleBright™ Experience is available now for $39.95 at www.cuddlebright.com.  To celebrate the launch of CuddleBright™ Experience, the Simms/Mann Institute is donating $1 million to early learning programs and brain science research.


Enter to win The CuddleBright Experience

Use the Rafflecopter Widget below (it will guide you), starting with the first (mandatory) entry method - Leave a Disqus comment on this post that shares your answer to the following: 

QUESTION: Visit the CuddleBright website, then come back here and let us know with a comment - what do you like best about this?

After that, you can complete social actions for additional, completely optional entries. Please Note: By entering giveaways on The Rock Father, you agree to comply with my fairness policy. 

Please Note that Twitter "Egg" Accounts are ineligible for entry.
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a Rafflecopter giveaway

The Fine Print: 

Promotion open to U.S. residents only, ages 18+, void where prohibited. Winner will be chosen at random on, about, or after February 21, 2017, and will be notified via email to confirm. If no response within 24 hours, an alternate winner will be chosen. Prizing provided and shipped by CuddleBright. This is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

1980s-style Disclaimer: Many will enter, few will win! The Rock Father is not responsible for any lost or misdirected packages. In the rare occasion that a prize does not arrive (which, sadly, has happened), you have no remedy other than moving on.

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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