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2nd Graders Create Pillow to Help Classmate [Morgan's Journey]

| Posted by Tom Sailors

I was having a conversation with one of our customers, Dimple, about a new program we were implementing at Mermaid Pillow Co called E-Commerce for Kids. It’s a program that guides kids through the process of researching, designing, producing and even selling their own mermaid pillow through our website. That conversation...

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Ronald McDonald House Omaha & MPC collaborate on RMHC-themed Pillow

| Posted by Allie Davis

Buy One, Give One We often hear from parents that our Mermaid Pillows bring so much joy to their children, specifically, for kids going through medical treatments and therapies. So we just partnered with Ronald McDonald House Omaha in order to bring joy and spread happiness to those in need...

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Children's Museum Giveaway

| Posted by Cayden Cribbs

Earlier this month, we were thrilled to be able to host a pillow giveaway at the Omaha Children's Museum in downtown Omaha. This busy and bustling place was filled with children, parents, and family members alike lined up, eagerly waiting for their very own Mermaid Pillow! Starting at 5:00pm, the...

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One of Our Own: Cayden Cribbs

| Posted by Tanya Bacon

In early February, we donated 100 Mermaid Pillows to the Children's Museum as part of Candy Land night. The email below describes a disappointed mom and daughter, and how one of our own, Cayden Cribbs, took it upon himself to turn it all around. It really gives some insight into...

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Camp Quality Heartland Donation

| Posted by Samantha Anderson

Camp Quality Heartland provides a unique experience for children with pediatric cancer and their families. This free summer camp provides a respite from the daily realities - financial, emotional, and familial stress - by giving them the opportunity to create special memories together at camp. With the help of Dave Spence...

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Camp CoHoLo Donation

| Posted by Samantha Anderson

Parents call our pillows "calming, comforting, and a good distraction without the screen." Because of this, we partnered again with Dave Spence and The Cancer Fund to donate 100 pillows to the kids at Camp CoHoLo in hopes it would provide some comfort, and make their time away at camp...

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Hoda Kotb wears our IMAGINE Mermaid Bracelet on the Today Show!

| Posted by Tracy Sailors

BUY NOW If you're thinking what Carson's thinking and want to know the scoop on Hoda's sequin mermaid bracelet on this morning's TODAY Show, we can help you out!  We spotted Hoda Kotb wearing our popular IMAGINE sequin mermaid bracelet on this morning's show! Thanks, Hoda! :) Our mermaid bracelets are part of our Kids'...

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Grief's Journey

| Posted by Sam Anderson

Grief’s Journey is a very special organization based in Omaha, Nebraska, providing grief support to people of all ages. They promote healthy coping methods to help improve the lives of everyone who seeks their compassion. “We have opportunities every day to offer comfort, understanding, and hope,” said Karen Galvin, Finance...

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The Story Behind Your Mermaid Bracelet

| Posted by Tom Sailors

It was last December. Just after Christmas. "My daughter is obsessed with her mermaid pillow", said Kelly, one of our first customers. "It's really calming.""It's calming?" I remember wondering.  Kelly continued: "I wish they'd let her bring it to school after break. It helps her relax. She likes to fidget. The pillow helps her self-regulate."Fidget, self-regulate? I...

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Our Customers Say It Best: Why We Love Our Mermaid Pillows

| Posted by Tanya Bacon

We asked our customers "Why do you love your mermaid pillow?" Enjoy this video and hearing their answers. :) If you would like to submit your own video for our next commercial, please post it to our Facebook page or email it to us!  

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Want To Be In Our Next Commercial?

| Posted by Tanya Bacon

Would you like to be featured in our next Facebook video commercial + get a $50.00 eGift Card to MermaidPillowCo.com? Our first Imagine Mermaid Pillow video has received over 6 million views so far, and with your help, we hope to do even better with our next video! It's easy,...

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6 Reasons Mom Needs A Mother's Day Mermaid Pillow

| Posted by Tanya Bacon

Mother's Day is just around the corner. Arriving every year on the second Sunday of May, Mother's Day presents an opportunity to celebrate the mothers and grandmothers who both gave us life and offered their love and guidance. If you're considering buying a Mother's Day gift for a mother or...

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Mermaid Pillow Co + Autism Speaks

| Posted by Tom Sailors

Introducing our ACCEPT, UNDERSTAND, LOVE Pillow where we donate $5.00 for every pillow purchased to Autism Speaks. It's our customers that have inspired us to create this pillow. We've read hundreds of emails from customers that have expressed how our pillows have helped their children in various ways; included below are...

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You Gave Meaning To Our Small Business

| Posted by Tom Sailors

Update 3/31/17: We are now donating $5.00 per pillow to Autism Speaks for every Accept, Understand, Love Pillow purchased. When we created our first pillow last November, we didn't intend on it being anything more than a fun, inspirational kids pillow. We simply liked the idea of combining a positive word and character on...

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Autism Speaks | Step It Up Sponsorship

| Posted by Mickayla Peterson

Through the women of the Gamma Delta Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta at the University of Nebraska Omaha, Mermaid Pillow Co is honored to be a sponsor of their annual AmaXIng Challenge: Step It Up event to raise money for Autism Speaks.  Step It Up is a 3K or 5K walk/run...

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