Summers over but the Games continue – Giveaway

Summer is just about over and fall is right around the corner but no matter what season, one thing will remain constant and that is kids (and adults) love for video games. We have an amazing gamers giveaway and all you have to do is share with us (in detail) what your favorite summer Wii game has been to play, either alone or with your family and how playing video games has brought your family together. We want creative answers, stories, details, not just one word answers. We want to see some thought put into your replies and from there a random winner will be selected to win the following gifts:

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The above shows, the Wii NERF Racing Wheel, the Wii NERF Sports Pack, Transformers Stylus and Armor (will receive one style not known), and the Wii Energizer Induction Charger. The prize package retails for approximately $100.00

Giveaway will run from September 15, 2009 to 11:59pm September 30, 2009. Winner will be announced on October 1, 2009 and products will be shipped directly from the manufacturer shortly there after.

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED: WINNER IS CAROL

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Baby Swags is giving away Psi Bands – they help relieve nausea

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Psi Bands are stylish acupressure wrist band used to relieve nausea commonly caused by pregnancy, as well as travel and medical procedures. Psi Bands (pronounced “sigh bands”) were conceived by two girlfriends who discovered the positive effects of using wrist acupressure to alleviate the severe morning sickness they suffered during each of their pregnancies. Unsatisfied with existing products on the market, they decided to create something both functional and fashionable.

Though acupressure bands have been used to relieve nausea for years, there are three main attributes unique to Psi Bands:
1) These are the only bands to be fully adjustable – both around the wrist and at the acupressure point.
2) Psi Bands are waterproof and can be worn in the shower, pool, ocean, etc.
3) They are specifically designed with fashion in mind – Psi Bands are available in five different colors and designs.

To enter to win, all you have to do is head over to Baby Swags Blog and follow the entry directions! You will be able to select your color/style too if you win!

Snug As A Bug Pajama’s – Giveaway

Want your family to look super chic for those holiday photos this year? Well now you can enter to win your very own matching PJ set for your family by taking a cruise over to our friends at Chic Shopper Chick. Once there you will be asked to state your favorite Snug As A Bug style, quick and painless entry! The winner will receive matching pajamas in a pattern of their choice for two adults and two kids. Contest ends 11/26/2008

Our family favorite is the Merry Reindeer Flannelette Pajamas – all my kids love reindeer!

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You can also visit Snug As A Bug and see all that they have to offer! Super cute products for yourself and for the entire family, including Fido!

Baby Swags Celebrity Gifting Reveals Six Hot Baby Products at the LA Baby Celebration Expo and is offering 4 giveaways!

Baby Swags is making it’s debut appearance at the LA Baby Celebration this weekend, April 12 & 13th. LA Baby Celebration is the go to place for new and expecting moms who want fun, trendy, and upscale products for their new little bundles.

Baby Swags is a marketing firm that specializes in promoting pregnancy and juvenile products to celebrity moms and dads. They have gifted over 200 celebrities and are developing the reputation for finding unique baby products that are becoming must have’s for every parent. Gifted celebrities have included, Jennie Garth, Kevin James, Jeff Gordon, Cocco Arquette, Jason Priestley, Tori Spelling and more. Please note, none of the celebrities gifted endorse any products by Baby Swags clients unless it is specifically stated.

Located in booth #127 you will find 6 Baby Swags clients showcasing their creations. Among them will be baby bib designer and mom to triplets, Claudine, creator of the SnugEase bib. Protects at the neck where other bibs gap. The SnugEase Bib, with its Memory Arms that hold their shape and its gathered extra fabric offers these outstanding features, Absorbs dribble, Never gaps around the neck, Needs no fasteners and Adjusts to any size baby. SnugEase

Ritzy Bitzy will be showing off their upscale line of onesies, Soothie Squares, and Bottle Bibs. Keeping your baby comfy and dry during feedings has never been easier, thanks to their stylish and functional Baby Bottle Bibs (patent pending). Because your baby likes drinking milk…not wearing it!
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Loving Baby, Inc will be showcasing their award winning swaddling blanket! When you have learned the benefits of this easy to use and unique blanket and how it improves the quality of life for you and your baby, we think you’ll agree that the Loving Baby Swaddle Blanket is truly a newborn necessity! Loving Baby, Inc.

Trebco, Specialty Products, Inc. will be sharing their baby must have, Wubbanub. The WubbaNub™ is designed to keep the pacifier conveniently placed to infant. It is a soft plush that brings soothing comfort and security to baby. It has vibrant colors that are stimulating and captivating. The WubbaNub™ can also be an asset in the development of hand-eye coordination. For ages Birth (Full Term) to 6 Months it is a Latex Free Medical Grade Silicone Pacifier and requires no pacifier cords or clips. Wubbanub

Eaz-Z Wraps offers consumers with their homemade organic blankets. Mother of 4, including twins, Melinda needed a multipurpose blanket for the twins and shortly developed the Eaz-Z Wrap that is a multipurpose cotton blanket large enough to wrap one, two, or three babies. This blanket is not just a baby blanket, but a blanket that your child can grow with. Eaz-Z Wraps

Brianna Babywear is showing off all their special flair with 100% Pima Cotton clothing for infants and toddlers. Bringing easy to care for, high quality with affordable prices to the homes of many new parents. You will enjoy their designs and knowing that your child is wearing the most luxurious soft cotton on the planet! Brianna Babywear

Baby Swags will be giving away 4 baskets at the LA Baby Celebration expo on April 12, 2008 & April 13, 2008. Giveaways will take place at noon and 6:00PM on both days. All entrants are required to visit each vendor for before their entry form can become valid. Winners do not need to be present to win as all prizes will be shipped directly to the individual winners mailing address.

If you are in the area and would like to stop by, we would all love to see you at booth #127 so we can share our business and products with you and your family. Tickets information is available at Los Angeles Convention Center, Hall K – 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015 (213) 741-1151 – http://www.lacclink.com and can be purchased at the Center Box Office. If you are a member of the media and would like your VIP tickets, please email pr@babyswags.com with your information and we will happily greet you at the door.

For more information on how your business can send products to celebrities, please email info@babyswags.com and be sure to fill out their registration form located at http://www.babyswags.com/registration.htm

For Media inquiries, please email pr@babyswags.com or call 815-577-8459

Hanes.com enjoyment for the whole family!

On Friday I received a wonderful package containing a great selection of Hanes products.  Now I know from shopping for three children, Hanes makes great underwear, socks, under shirts and I remember awhile back buying sweat shirts,  but that is all I pretty much knew of them.  I was so excited to see that they have a nice sized clothing line as well.  There is stuff for anyone, any size, any age.  Ok, so back to my package of clothing.  My youngest who is 3 spotted her goodies which included Tinker Bell underwear, which she was ever so thrilled with along with some socks, two shirts and a matching skort.  Of course she tried everything on, one right after the other and instantly formed her favorite, even though I loved them all on her, she is her own self and has already developed her own sense of style.  She particularly loved the Monkey Tee and Tinkerbell Underwear.

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  When my son, who is almost 7 heard the commotion, he came in to see what he can score.  He was thrilled to find new socks, new underwear, a zippered hooded sweatshirt (in red…which he happens to be playing on the Red Sox in this seasons little league, so it was as if it was meant to be!), a long shirt tee, short shirt tee and sweatshirt.  He tried everything on and was really happy, as much as a boy could be, about his new clothes.  The one thing I noticed, he didn’t really ever take off that red zippered hooded sweat shirt, which may warrant a good washing by now! 

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 My oldest, being a girl, age 9, going on 19 loved to see her new tees.  She wore one yesterday and loved it because it was a longer style; everything according to her style needs to be long and semi-fitted. 

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 For me, as a mom, actually getting to see at first hand the quality and style of the clothing is what impressed me the most.  They were able to hold up well with three kids, different ages, different sizes, different styles.  That right there is a huge task to tackle.  We all really enjoyed our Hanes clothing and you can to by simply going to http://www.hanes.com and checking out the different links for girls and boys.  (And, if you have time, find a few things for yourself!)  One big contributing factor for our family is cost of clothing and I was happy to see that Hanes was priced for perfection!  With Hanes, in my opinion, you just can’t go wrong.  Style + cost + quality = One happy mom!

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 When you go to the hanes.com website, be sure to check out the articles posted.  You will find some really good tips on getting your children involved in physical fitness and provide them basic fundamentals for making healthy life style choices.  

Kathy Kaehler, expert fitness trainer stated,

“Lack of time is one of the biggest reasons that people, especially children, don’t exercise regularly; between school and extra-curricular activities, the days sometimes don’t feel long enough! So, when there isn’t enough time for a full work out, do a little at a time. Shorter periods of exercise can also help hold your younger children’s attention better and keep them interested. The “one minute workout” is a great way to put fitness into your children’s day, at the beginning, middle and end, if possible. With your kids, do 10 punches, 10 march-in-place, 10 jumping jacks, 10 touch-the-floor and jump-up, and finish with 10 run-in-place. You’re done in just one minute and best of all, you can do it anywhere in the house and at any time! I also encourage your family to walk more. Even if it’s just once or twice a week, 10 minutes of brisk walking will get everyone’s collective heart rate up, and you’ll be spending quality time together, too ( no cell phone allowed!) which fosters closer relationships and better communication.” 

  And here is another great idea that Kathy makes, have the kids help carry the groceries!!!   

Best of all, busy moms can create a customized family calendar with different icons for all the different activities in their children’s schedules such as soccer, homework, movie night, dance class, etc… just drop and drag.  Wonderful, easy tool that can help keep your whole family fit, and organzied!  Take a peak at the whole Kathy Kaehler article by visiting her page at Hanes.com – Kathy Kaehler

Baby Lists – What to Do and What to Get to Prepare for Baby by Elaine Farber – Enter to win this giveaway!

This book is the newest member of the Baby Swags product family. If this book had been around when I was first pregnant, I would have had everything I needed to have. From the moment you find out you are expecting you should hurry and get this book. From choosing the hospital to what toys are best for your one year old, this book goes through every category and pin points everything that is needed to get you to the next stage of your pregnancy journey on through your child’s first year. It is the best all around shopping guide for any new mom to be. I have to say, that this book is a must have for any pregnant woman. If you are on your third pregnancy, it can be used as a refresher course because as you know, with each pregnancy you loose a few brain cells and well, quite frankly, you do forget some things along the way.

Baby Lists by Elaine Farber

Elaine Farber, author of ”Baby Lists – What to Do and What to Get to Prepare for Baby” writes this book in a way that is easy to understand and is enjoyable to read, with website links, quantities needed, information on interviewing nannies, and so much more.

Elaine Farber is a newborn consultant and a mother of three who has coached hundreds of families through early parenting. She has worked in hospital nurseries, daycare center, provided consultation to expectant parents, and nannied for families with newborns for more than twenty-five years.

Baby Lists – What to Do and What to Get to Prepare for Baby is currently available for purchase at Amazon.com and retails there for $10.00. This book would make for a fantastic baby shower gift!

We are giving away one copy of this book. All you need to do to enter is drop us an email at giveaway@momswithaview.com – only need to enter once.

Baby Safety Giveaway

We all know that a toddlers safety is very often overlooked until it is too late.  Moms With A View will be giving away two important gifts in February.  To win, simply leave us a message and one lucky reader will receive our gifts.  You will get a 2 pack of Safety 1st’s furniture wall straps and a 2 pack of their clear grip, Door Knob Covers.  Protect your child by preventing furniture from tipping over onto a small child.  Protect your child from exiting your home unexpectedly.   Both products are easy to install and could save your child’s life.

Contest will start February 2 and will end on February 29, 2008.  Only one entry per person please.