After a few duplicate entries were deleted, 327 people entered this giveaway.
The winning entry is #317, which is Kat M. Congratulations Kat, I’m sending you an email so you can choose your color and size!
I bought my sleepy wrap almost 3 years ago, before my son was born. My daughter (now 6 1/2) wanted to be held all the time as an infant, and I knew that if the new baby was the same way (he was!) I was going to be in trouble. I had a “crotch dangler” carrier that I received as a gift, but it was far too painful on my shoulders and back to wear her for more than a few minutes, even when she was teeny tiny. Of course, I know better now!!
The Boba Baby Wrap is a long piece of stretchy fabric that you wrap and tie snugly around yourself. Since it has a bit of stretch to it, there’s no need to figure out how much room to leave for baby, or re-tie after you wear it for a while. There aren’t any buckles or straps to figure out, and I could wear my son pretty much indefinitely without any pain, since the weight was evenly distributed on my body.
While I totally get the name change, it will always be a Sleepy Wrap to me, since it’s like a tranquilizer for babies!!
I promise I will get better pictures of the new baby in the wrap! 🙂
Here’s a video I made of me tying the wrap (in hindsight I should not have worn a black shirt w/the black wrap, sorry!)
Though taking it out of the package the first time was a little intimidating, it only took a few practice tries to become a pro at tying it. I loved that I could tie it before we went somewhere & just wear it in the car, ready to wear my son when we got to our destination.
Tying it is so easy a
caveman can do it. My husband quickly figured it out, though sometimes he needed a little help putting it on without twisting it (not sure why he had trouble with that, I think it’s easy to do it without having twisting issues!)
The wrap was an absolute life saver for me, and I’m looking forward to using it again with baby #3. It’s one of those things that I think every new mom should have, after the obvious things like diapers of course! The Boba wrap is available in 12 colors, and retails for $48.
Not only is the product amazing, but Boba’s customer service is excellent too. The wrap came with all the instructions I needed, but you can also view instructions online. They are commited to babywearing safety and stand behind every product they sell.
Giveaway: Boba Family is offering one of my readers a Boba Wrap in his/her choice of color (ARV $48) Entries go in the Rafflecopter form.
You may have missed my Thirsties Fab Wipes & Booty Luster review, since I posted it a year and a half ago! Those wipes are still in my rotation and holding up wonderfully. They are two-sided; one side is 85% cotton 15% polyester velour, the other side is 100% polyester microfleece. They come in 6-packs of assorted boy or girl colors, for $10.75 per pack. Though cloth wipes seem pricey at first, they pay off in no time. I would stock up on disposable wipes when they were around 2.5 cents per wipe, but I often had to use 3-5 wipes per change! I rarely have to use more than one cloth wipe at a time, and in no time flat, you will recoup your investment.
The wipes are 8″ x 8″, the perfect size to fold to pop up in a wipes case or warmer!
The Booty Luster is a pre-mixed wipe spray that retails for $6.25 for a 4 ounce bottle, or $11.00 for an 8 ounce bottle. It’s biodegradable, non-toxic and non irritating. A couple squirts on baby’s bottom (or the wipe if you prefer) removes messes without leaving residue. Booty luster does not contain: petroleum, alcohols, animal products, parabens, sulfates, DPGs or dilutants, and isn’t tested on animals.
Ingredients: Aloe Vera, Vitamin E, water-based Extract of Coconut, Honey, Grapeseed Extract, traces of Glycerin, Avocado Oil, Humectant Moisturizers, and other Organic Ingredients.
The bottles are also well made and sturdy. When I was mixing up my own solution, I bought enough dollar store/travel section bottles to pay for several bottles of booty luster (and I ended up doing just that…buying several bottles of booty luster!) The bottles spray and spray, and continue to work long after the solution is gone. Other spray bottles I bought got stuck or stopped spraying quickly, and couldn’t withstand being dropped (which means you won’t survive long in this household!) A little goes a long way, so a bottle will last you quite a while.
I’m getting ready to buy another bottle or two for the new baby’s stash!
Giveaway: Thirsties is offering one of my readers a 4 oz bottle of Booty Luster (ARV $6.25) and a 6-pack of fab wipes (ARV $10.75) in “boy” or “girl” colors. Combined ARV $17. Entries go in the Rafflecopter form.