Brian and Jena Noggle are the founders of Frankie Dean. Brian is a Registered Nurse from California and Jena a Children's Special Needs Counselor, but now a stay at home mom. Eleven months after giving birth to their first son Dean, their second son, Frankie came along. Unfortunately, Frankie was born eight weeks early and spent 2 months in the Neonatal ICU(NICU). This was a terrifying experience for both of them. One teary evening in the hospital, an RN generously brought them a lovey style security blanket....

FRANKIE DEAN® Dream Blankets™


Why does my toddler talk back?

Your Little One Started the Back-Talk Phase

Are you struggling with a fussy/ tantrum throwing toddler? Are you at a whits end with your patience and need confirmation that you are not alone? Well, I am telling you- you are not alone! Many parents struggle with the toddler backtalk phase that is filled with sass and sporadic emotions. Your child needs your support and the more you educate and understand what they are going through the better your relationship will be with your kiddo!
February 23, 2022 — Frankie Dean
Best self care for mom?

Do you need Mommy Self-Care?

Are you exhausted and going until the wheels fall off? I for one had to learn this the hard way, taking time for yourself after having babies is a must! If you’re in the same boat I was, this wasn’t an easy transition. I was convinced the best thing for my baby was for me to be there every second. Then I quickly learned this wasn’t the case.
February 23, 2022 — Frankie Dean
How to reduce child separation anxiety?

How To Help Your Child Sleep With Separation Anxiety

It is inevitable that at some point your child will experience separation anxiety,  just like little puppies do when you leave them alone. Separation anxiety can disrupt both yours and your child's sleep patterns so why not do all you can to combat the phenomenon. By giving your child a secure rested nights sleep you give them a sense of well being, development/ growth, and rejuvenation to start a ew day.
May 26, 2021 — Frankie Dean