Monday, November 15, 2010

Patti Teel’s “The Christmas Dream” CD Review & Giveaway (30 Days of Christmas)

Patti Teel’s “The Christmas Dream” CD Review & Giveaway

This post is part of the 30 Days of Christmas event hosted by A Sink Full & The Simple Things.

This event was supposed to start Monday-  There were a few things that happened right before my trip- the posts were supposed to go automatically (I have never done this before) and they did not work.  I am REALLY REALLY sorry but will be putting all of these up between now and Sunday with the rest to follow as scheduled!!  

The Christmas Dream is a welcome respite from the overstimulation of the season. On the recording, children learn to relax in Reindeer Flight Training, fly with Santa on a Global journey, hear prayers from around the world, and learn to care for all people. It was created for children, ages 3-9.

I was very anxious to listen to the Christmas Dream. My kids are hyper and have a very hard time falling asleep at night, especially when our days are non-stop busy. AshLynne (5) & Kasen (3) LOVED the CD. When I first put it in, they were very excited to listen. Patti does a great job in getting their attention. In a very soothing, gentle voice she guides them through two bedtime routines.

During the first routine, children take part in “reindeer flight training”. She invites them to relax while doing moves such as circling their feet and stretching out like a snow angel. My children really enjoyed this and it helped them to calm down and get comfy for bed.

During the second routine children’s beds turn into Santa’s sleigh as they take a trip around the world with Santa. This part teaches generosity even with how hectic life can be during the holidays. Children fly to the moon, over mountains and across seas. They have the chance to hear prayers from around the World and learn to care for others. They are usually out before this part is over.

I enjoyed listening to this CD also. It really helped me to relax and made me sleepy. AshLynne & Kasen ask for this CD before bed almost every night. It would also be great to take along for long car rides. This is a must have CD this Holiday season!

1. Introduction: Meet Wise Owl and Moon
2. Santa's Emergency Meeting
3. Santa Says Game (Reindeer Flight Training)
4. You and Santa Visit Moon
5. You and Santa Fly Back to Earth
6. You and Santa Go to Mexico
7. You and Santa Fly From Country to Country
8. You and Santa Go to Ireland
9. Flying Over Mountains and Oceans
10. You and Santa Visit Bethlehem
11. Santa Takes You Home

Patti Teel is the creator of an award winning relaxation audio series for children and the author of The Floppy Sleep Game Book, which gives parents techniques to help their children relax, deal with stress, or fall asleep. She is a popular speaker and presents innovative workshops for parents, children, and health professionals. Patti Teel’s website provides R&R tips & a free newsletter.

GIVEAWAY:  One Lucky winner will win Patti Teel's The Christmas Dream CD

1. This giveaway is limited to US/CAN only. Must be 18 years or older.
2. Each thing is worth (1) entry. Please fill out a separate form for each entry.

Please let me know who you would love to win this CD for 

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The form does not display correctly on my computer-  if it doesn't on yours here is the part that cuts off- "You can enter this giveaway on A Sink Full of Dishes or The Simple Things, (Not both, duplicate entries will not be accepted). After you complete the mandatory entry, feel free to complete as many or all of the bonus entries available.  Please fill out the form a SEPARATE TIME FOR EACH entry completed."

This contest will end Friday, November 26, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. PST. The winner will be chosen using Winners will have 48 hours to respond to my email. If the winner(s) do not claim their prize in the 48 hour period, a new winner(s) will be chosen at random

Disclaimer: I did not receive any form of cash for this review and this is written based on my own honest opinion (other people opinions may vary). I was provided with a CD for review but this does not affect my review and opinion of the product(s)

1 comment:

  1. Follow you on face book. Would love this cd for my grandkids.


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