Aug 25, 2009

Sleepy Bear Review and Giveaway!



I am a huge fan of baby wearing. Even to this day when I see a mom with her baby snuggled up against her in a wrap, my ovaries start twinging. Sigh. So when Sleepy Bear arrived at our house, my kids had to wait for MOM to snuggle with this adorable toy first, and of course unwrap and re-wrap the baby bear, hehe. But then I played fair and shared. The boys, being boys, I assumed might lose interest quickly. But to my surprise, my five year old especially loves Sleepy Bear. He is constantly unwrapping the baby bear, and then doing his best to wrap him back in with his mommy. My son just started Kindergarten. One day after dropping my son off at Kindergarten, I arrived back home with my two year old in tow and started picking up the morning toy flurry. I found sleepy bear on the couch....but no baby. I searched everywhere...found the snuggly wrap...but no baby. My two year old helped with the search, calling out, but we did not find the baby. Later that day, when I was checking my son's backpack for school papers...voila! There was the baby bear...snuggled into a small pocket of the backpack! Aw. That touched my heart and so I left him where he was..a hidden comfort for my Kindergarten boy!

So some days I will see mommy bear with her baby snuggled tight...and other days, the baby will be missing (but now I know where to look!). So cute. Perfect timing for my son to receive a new "friend."

Sleepy Bear, introduced by NAP, Inc., is the very first stuffed toy to help promote babywearing, and is intended for children ages 3 and up. There are NO removable parts that could be potential choking hazards – the eyes, nose, etc. are all stitched on so that curious little hands won’t have anything to pull off.

And Sleepy Bear is made from the softest 100% organic cotton ever! The wrap itself is an Organic Khaki wrap, which is also available in full size for mom’s who love the color at: www.sleepywrap.com/organic.

The Sleepy Bear is available exclusively through the fine retailers listed here:

Tadpoles & Butterflies
Sherwood Park, Alberta CANADA
info@tadpoles.ca
www.tadpoles.ca
1.888.312.6554

The Extraordinary Baby Shoppe

1131 Wellington Street W, Ontario CANADA
900 King Street West, Ontario CANADA
spearso@bellnet.ca
http://www.extraordinarybabyshoppe.com
613.321.7249



USA


Heavenly Hold
510 Briarfield Crossing|
Marietta, GA
amber@heavenlyhold.com
www.heavenlyhold.com
404.849.5394

Supermommy’s Superstore
2411 Ring Road, Suite 105
Elizabethtown, KY
info@supermommyssuperstore.com
www.SupermommysSuperstore.com
270.769.6693

Sweet Infant
1007 S. Country Club Rd.
Lovington, NM
support@sweetinfant.com
www.sweetinfant.com
575.441.3005

Oregon Soap Shoppe
91C South Daysville Road
Oregon, IL
glcamling@aol.com
www.OregonSoapShoppe.com
866-411-6614


Nurtured Family
8525 Jackrabbit Rd., Suite B
Houston, TX
support@nurturedfamily.com
www.nurturedfamily.com
832.239.5140

Baby Carriers-n-More
265 W Cimmarron Way
Erda, UT
robyn@babycarriersnmore.com
www.babycarriersnmore.com
801.671.5740

Attached to Baby
Seattle, WA
sara@attachedtobaby.com
www.attachedtobaby.com
800.887.1461










WIN SLEEPY BEAR!!

To enter the giveaway, leave me a comment telling me what your child's favorite cuddly friend is right now, OR Visit the SleepyWrap site and leave me a comment telling me your favorite wrap color they offer.

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Contest Ends September 15th @11:59 EST.
Winner will be notified by email and will have 36 hours to confirm or new winner will be drawn.
Winner will be chosen by Random.org
Open to US Addresses only.



Review Policy: The product(s) featured in this review were provided free of cost to me by Parent Reviewers for the sole purpose of product testing. Opinions expressed are my own.


123 comments:

Sursi said...

This is one of the cutest toys I've seen in a while, and I love their purple wrap too. The latest baby in the family will play with anything with a tag on it.

1stopmom said...

My daughter actually has a soft Dora Doll that has seen better days :)

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Barbara Montag said...

My daughter's fave cuddly friend is Barney.
She takes him everywhere!

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Beth said...

So far, my 3 1/2 week old daughter only has one cuddly toy - a plush and satin teddy bear "security blanky" that I bought for her before she was born.

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My little guy loves his stuffed lion.

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Anonymous said...

My DD has to have her blankee (from myblankeeinc.com)

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The Demille's said...

My little boy's favorite toy right now is his stuffed scooby-doo...he has to go everywhere!
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Anissa said...

My son's fav fuzzy friend is a stuffed gorilla named Jorge :)

Natalie said...

my sons favorite lovey right now is a little bear that was given to me at my shower

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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Favorite wrap color is Khaki.
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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

If I am correct, it only comes in two colors...I like the Khaki best.
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Bombtastic Belle said...

My nieces favorite stuffed toy is actually a pillow her mom made her and she carries around with her. *lol*
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Danielle said...

My 3 year old would love this, he has so many "pets" as he calls them theres no way to pick a favorite. I love the green wrap.
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Chrissyb said...

My son loves his stuffed monkey.
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JDaniel4's Mom said...

A stuffed dog.
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The Royal Family said...

the link doesn't work, but my DD's fav snuggle time buddy is a giant love bug her daddy got her for Vday

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What said...

Aww, that is so cute!
My baby girl has this pink stuffed rabbit that she loves to bring everywhere!

maddie/cadesmimi said...

Cute toy! My grandaughter sleeps with a bedfull of animals, but her favorites are winnie the pooh and mickey mouse.

Jacylann Nix said...

my daugherts favorite cuddly is her daddy doll. her daddy just got back from iraq and she still sleeps with her daddy doll!

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silverhartgirl said...

this is so cute. My son has this froggy he loves right now

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Mamawj's Moment Away said...

my grandsons favorite cuddly friend is a stuffed fox he calls foxy , he loves it too. He loves all kinds stuffed animals and we can not give away any of them, he has them all named too. He would love this set and will love naming them too if won.thanks!
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Steph said...

My daughters favorite toy to cuddle with is a huge stuffed tiger. My favorite colot wrap was the Light Blue.

Saad Ahmad Khan said...

My boy has a cute little panda...he hugs and keep with him all the time :)

Unknown said...

My child will not leave the house without her purple "woobie" (blanket). Unfortunately her woobie has been kicked out of daycare for tripping too many children.

Nicole H. said...

This sleepy bear is just the cutest! My daughter loves her Tinkerbell stuffed doll to cuddle with right now.

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Unknown said...

That is SO cute! I'd love to win it for the surrogate baby I am carrying for good friends of mine.

I love their wraps, especially one in a purple color. To answer the other question, just because! My twin boys have always preferred their "doggy blankets" (two blankets with dogs on them) and my daughter prefers her Hello Kitty pillow. All three prefer bedding over animals, haha. :)

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Unknown said...

I like the green wrap, and my grandbaby's favorite cuddle toy right now is a cute little polar bear.

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I love the green wrap :-)


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Sharon Harmon said...

My kidlet's favorite is a big plush turtle that has a vinyl shell. She actually lies on top of it sometimes and takes a nap! lol! Thank you for the contest!
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Linda said...

My grandson's cuddly friend is Elmo.
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Unknown said...

ORGANIC -Khaki is my fav! He sleeps with a barney right now!
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Metal Momma said...

right now my daughter sleeps with and old curious george that was mine when i was a child.

Jeff said...

My son still loves his Mickey Mouse plush ...

AEKZ2 said...

My son loves to sleep with his Paddington Bear.

mogrill said...

My daughter loves all of her little "babies". She would think this is adorable. Thanks for the chance.
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ReggieMann said...

My favorite wrap color is purple

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I like the Sleepy Wrap Organic Baby Carrier in Natural

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Ellie Wright said...

My little grandson has a stuffed penguin that waddles along with him everywhere he goes. Thanks for the giveaway.
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erma said...

I love their purple wrap.
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cstironkat said...

The baby is on the way so no cuddly friend yet. I like the Sleepy Wrap Baby Carrier in Royal Blue.

Molly K said...

My son's favorite right now is a Husky his dad won him out of one of those crane games. He carries it around everywhere.

Oneangel said...

My favorite wrap is purple

Ellen C. said...

My son has this stuffed turtle that I received as a gift at my baby shower. he needs his turtle everywhere he goes. Thanks for the chance.

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Pat said...

I like the Khaki wrap.
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Crazycat said...

My daughters favorite is a turtle Webkinz.

Andria said...

I would love to win this for my niece. Her favorite cuddlie toy right now is her stuffed lamb named lambie.

David said...

My daughter always has her baby doll, that was actually my baby doll.

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Anonymous said...

I like the purple. Thank you!
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Dawn Reid said...

My little one loves her Minnie Mouse.

Cakeblast said...

My son sleeps with a blue teddy bear every night. It says "My First Teddy" on his foot. He used to alternate with other teddys (only allowed one at a time) but now only sleeps with "Blue Teddy"

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chazvgo said...

My son sleeps with his Police Build a Bear. Thanks :)

Gloria's Bits and Pieces said...

My daughter's favorite right now is a cuddly Spongebob pillow.

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cdmarteny said...

any dragon toy was sons fave now grown up would love this for granddaughter her fave color is purple

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Miranda Ward said...

My daughters favorite snuggly is her comforter from her crib set

Sarah Z said...

Love the purple wrap!
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dvice12 said...

My favorite is purple

cman said...

I love the green wrap :)

yyeres said...

my favorite wrap color is Khaki. yyeres(at)gmail(dot)com

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