My youngest son absolutely loves animals and has a huge collection of plush animal friends to prove it. From a favourite fluffy bear to a wide-eyed monkey to a cute floppy-eared puppy, all of Benjamin’s animals have to be carefully arranged on his bed before I tuck him into bed each night. Yet even with so many favourite stuffed friends already, his real dream is to have a live pet of his very own.
At five years old, Benjamin isn’t quite ready for the responsibility of a real pet and with two kids to care for and a home business to run, I’m not willing to add another animal to our family just yet either. But luckily, I’ve found a way to introduce my son to some of the concepts of caring for a pet without making any extra work for myself. Introducing Build-a-Bear Workshop Promise Pets! [Read more…]