Snuggle with a Snoogle
I have this disease in which I frequently realize I should’ve stopped talking 10 minutes sooner, but I just can’t help myself.
It happened again on Thursday, and I promise I was trying to mind my own business.
But an adorable pregnant mom sat down at the table next to me at Panera Bread, interrupting my soup and Google searches with her unnecessary apologies.
Though at separate tables, we were essentially sharing the same bench. I didn’t mind that she bumped into me with a barrage of bags and a tray, but she did.
“I’m so sorry. I’m just at that point where I can’t see my feet and have no depth perception at all,” she said.
I advised her not to worry about it. “I haven’t been pregnant for three years, and I still have no depth perception,” I said.
And, really, as is often the case, her bags could fit inside my bags–which are frequently stuffed with days-old newspapers, documents, agendas and, sometimes, high-heeled shoes.
Small talk moved to shopping pretty quickly, and I couldn’t help but bestow on her the best pregnant purchase I had ever made: The Snoogle.
Made by Leachco Inc., the C-shaped pillow is more an island of comfort than it is bedding. It sells for about $25 on Amazon and in several stores up to about $70. Regardless of where you get it, this Bobby pillow for adults is worth every penny.
It will support you from head to toe, and can also be wrapped around you in various ways while you’re nursing (or using your laptop, reading, paying bills or reading the five magazines you purchased in the checkout line).
The Snoogle was part of my life long after my babies arrived, often hidden behind numerious decorative pillows on my bed.
Sleep is a novelty once you’re a parent. It should be treated like the religious experience that it is.
Even if three hours is all you have, snuggle with a Snoogle.