The elephant in the room doesn't have to be awkward.
Once the herd gets a load of Ellema, she'll be one pachyderm everyone will want to talk about.
Fresh from the Zoobie Pets collection, the baby blue herbivore is sure to become your little cutie's cuddliest companion since she's not only a sweet-faced friend, but also doubles as a blanket and pillow combo, too.
Featuring a microbead-stuffed head for super squishability, Ellema houses a large, extra soft fleece blanket inside her tummy that zips off and is 100% washable - a terrific reason to tote her along on any kind of family safari, be it to unchartered lands or just grandma's house.
Maria Pilar Clark is a mom times two and Windy City-based writer.
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