If you’ve ever had a baby (or if you’re expecting your first) you know just how much stuff your little one needs. It always amazes me how such a tiny bundled up baby can require so much gear and accessories. When you are preparing for a little one, it’s wonderful when friends and family can help you prepare with a baby shower.
This week, I am joining in with Sampler as they host an Ultimate Online Baby Shower! This is one massive party that is full of coupons, samples, a big grand prize sweepstakes, and lots of flash giveaways to introduce you to wonderful products for your little ones.
How to Join the UOBS:
1. RSVP to Win!
Let us know that you want to party with us during the Ultimate Online Baby Shower! Just visit A Mom’s Take on Facebook or any of the other participating bloggers Facebook Fan page party tab to register. You’ll then be able to view the full calendar of events taking place this week and will be entered for a chance to win the UOBS Grand Prize gift basket (valued at over $500!!)
2. Wish for It!
Just like when you created a baby registry, you can sign up for items your family could really use and would appreciate as gifts. With “Wish for It” participating brands will be offering up free samples of their products! You can share through your Facebook profile or other social channels which samples you are wishing for — and hope a friend helps you out! Don’t be afraid to buddy up and help each other out to score samples.
3. Sampling Events!
Starting Tuesday, August 11th through Friday, August 14th, participating brands will be hosting sampling events on their respective Facebook pages. Each person can send off samples to up to 3 friends, who can confirm if they’d like to receive their free sample. The only way to score your own free samples is to encourage friends to send you the offer, too. There are 9 participating brands including: The Laundress, Dapple Baby, Adiri and more!
4. Flash Giveaways!
Each of the (7) participating bloggers will be hosting a Flash Giveaway with even more chances to win some amazing prizes! These various giveaways will be hosted on each of the bloggers Facebook fan pages throughout the week and will be open for just a 2-hour window!
Do not delay! Head over right now to RSVP on A Mom’s Take Facebook Page to join in on all the fun happening this week as part of the Ultimate Online Baby Shower event! You’ll need the event calendar it reveals so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!
Sampling & Giveaway Participating Brands:
Learn about all of the brands participating, including a direct link to the individual sampling event landing pages for the nine different sampling events that will be taking place this week!
A diaper bag is a must for a mom-to-be to store all the item’s she’ll need to tote around to care for her new baby. This stylish and functional diaper bag by Baby K’tan will be a hit because of its anti-microbial inner nylon lining that is totally washable and food safe! You can store wet or dry items and find a space for everything with it’s 12 different storage compartments. Grab the bag by its adjustable shoulder strap or hook it onto your stroller with the included stroller straps.
Keeping baby clean will be one of her new responsibilities, and Dapple Baby can help. Let Dapple tackle the cleaning duty of all life’s little messes from meal time clean up to dirty pacifiers and on to dirty little fingers from playtime. You can choose from their full sized products to use around the home or convenient on-the-go sizing for those quick clean-up jobs you need to tackle while you’re away.
Sample It: Dapple Baby Dish Soap
Help her adjust to her shifting body image with Basq Resilient Body Oil. This powerful product can be used to help protect against and repair after skin damage including scars and stretch marks. Basq uses a plant based oil that helps your skin build elasticity in the lower layers of your skin. This powerful oil can relieve itching and keep your skin hydrated from its intense nourishment!
Sample It: Basq Lavender Resilient Oil
Baby Comfy Care
You’ll be completely amazed at how fast your little one’s nails will grow, and clipping them can be scary business with how teeny tiny their fingers are. Use the ingeniously designed Baby Comfy Nail Safety Clipper by Baby Comfy Care to avoid clipping fingers. Their design holds baby’s fingertip skin back while using a single nail clipper to trim their nails. Look for their other items that help provide baby with more comfort, too, like their Baby Comfy Gummi teething necklaces that massage hurting gums.
Sample It: Baby Comfy Nail Safety Clippers
Wee Can Too
The little bundle will move past the newborn phase before you can blink. Pick out art supplies from Wee Can Too like their Veggie Sidewalk Chalk or Veggie Sculpting Dough that are made using all natural ingredients! No more worrying about what’s inside that they might put into their mouth. Their products include no chemicals, artificial dyes or lead and they are made from all edible ingredients like fruits and veggies!
Style your children’s monthly baby pictures while keeping a fun record of favorites and stages with the adorable All About Baby Chalkboard by Pearhead. This completely erasable chalkboard is designed with a place to fill in all your little ones info including their name, how many months, along with their weight, height, tooth count, and favorites! It also includes 4-pieces of chalk so you’re ready to start filling in the blanks.
The new mommy will soon be buried in loads of laundry. Give her encouragement for this new task with helpful products from The Laundress. They have products specifically tailored to each type of laundry challenge you might face helping moms to skip the dry cleaners and learn exactly the skills she will need to master her own laundry challenges! She’ll love their Stain Solution, especially, for keeping the onesies clean after those blowouts.
Sample It: The Laundress Laundry Detergent Sample
Transform the process of giving your infant medicine! Whether those teeth start to come through or its their worst sick days – skip the mess, the fuss, and the struggle it can be to dispense medicine to an infant. The popular and innovative Adiri brand of bottles has come up with a new breakthrough – the MD+ Nurser! Simply fill the removable syringe with the appropriate dosage of medicine for your baby’s need. Then, insert the syringe into the inner tube and start to feed your baby. The medicine won’t mix with the bottle contents until it is approaching baby’s mouth so you ensure they’re getting all the dose needed.
Sample It: Adiri MD+ Nurser
The sweet new addition will absolutely adore flipping through a soft photo album with pictures of all their favorite people. This adorable My First Photo Album by HABA holds up to eight 4×6 pictures. Simply slide your print into one of the plastic sleeves on each page, and let your little one chomp, drool, and “read” the pages. It’s a great way to introduce baby to all the grandparents, cousins, and other family members.
You’ll face lots of days with dry skin with your little one. Treating them can be as easy as applying lip balm – literally! Sweetsation Therapy has created a big lip balm styled applicator, Organic Lip & Face Balm, that can be used on lips or other skin areas to treat dry or patchy skin. Sweetsation Therapy is all about offering organic and natural skin care products that can help you and your tots.
Sample It: Baby Lip & Cheek Balm
Don’t wake the baby!! It’s inevitable.. you are going to want to peek in on your bundle of joy from time to time to see if the are happily snoozing, but turning that door handle can make your infant stir and wake. Bella Bundles created a Shushie Door stopper that lets you shut the door to silence out the noise around the house but still be able to silently open it, when needed, to check on your sleeping infant.
Mom’s hormones will be shifting all through pregnancy, postpartum, and even throughout the first year. Give her a boost of confidence with Belli Skincare. Their full line of products can treat acne breakouts, hydrate dryness, cleanse her skin, or whatever other treatments she may need. A great place to start is their Healthy Glow Facial Hydrator that can give the skin an antioxidant boost of Vitamin C and grape seed oil for more healthy looking skin.
Sample It: Facial Hydrator & Facial Wash
Have a snack on hand for your little one with the Ubbi Tweat container. It has a large enough opening to be easy for young children to use while preventing big messes as the tot carries their snack around the home. The lid stays attached so no more lost pieces and the weighted base lets it lean and wobble. Tweat comes in three fun colors and is PVC, BPA and Phthalate free!
Boo-boo’s are inevitable, and there’s nothing quite like a bandage that can make it all better (even if there’s no scrape). me4kidz has a perfect Cut & Scrape Kit that provides everything you need in one easy package to fix up the scrapes and cuts and be on your way again. Each box includes 24 latex free bandages, 4 sting free antiseptic wipes, and 4 kid friendly stickers.
Sample It: Baby Bandage Packs
Show off a spark of personality with one of the adorable pacifiers by RaZbaby! They’ve solved the problem of always dirty pacifiers by designing a pacifier that closes when not in use, keeping the nipple clean! These smart pacis are BPA free with a silicone orthodontic nipple. Choose from the variety of designs including adorable animals, polka dots, or solids. You can even personalize them with the child’s name.
Sample It: Boy & Girl Pacifiers (500 available)
Car seat safety is incredibly important, and selecting a seat that will keep baby safe, comfortable, and rear facing as long as possible is key. The Safety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat can grow with the child from 5 lbs all the way up to 100 pounds! It’s easy to use with a QuickFit Harness system that allows you to adjust their harness for the perfect fit each time using just one hand! You can adjust the seat with the 3-position recline and removable pillows to fit your child’s size and needs. You can find Grow and Go 3-in-1 Convertible Car Seat at Babies R Us.