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cheery spring SleepSacks {HALO} + giveaway

Having another baby has made me realize just how much I adore and rely on HALO SleepSacks and Swaddles.  Many may try, but the more swaddles and sacks I use with my baby, the more I appreciate HALO.  When it is late at night and my sweaty or leaky baby needs a change, I always reach for HALO sacks.  They are just so uncomplicated!  Not the biggest fan of pastels, I was thrilled to see the new prints for spring.  Bright, playful and made of breathable cotton, HALO has wooed me with a sack to appease me on all levels, a sack worthy of review.

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We are huge advocates of swaddling.  I didn’t take advantage of the age-old practice with my first child, which is a shame.  When I swaddled her for the first time, my daughter squirmed and “fought”, which I took as her being uncomfortable.  “Oh, well” I thought.  “I just have one of those babies who doesn’t liked to be swaddled.”  Now I realize I was so wrong.  All babies love to be swaddled and right after that squirm comes complete peace.  HALO also has new spring designs in their 100% Cotton SleepSack Swaddles so if you are in the market for a swaddle, check ’em out.

My poor 3 month old has those uncontrollably spastic arms that flail all day.  He bonks himself in the head constantly and always wakes himself up.  The swaddle calms his jerky arms and I can tell he feels at peace with them tightly wrapped.  But since we use the swaddle as a signal for nap/bedtime, we do not use them during the rest of the day.  Instead, if we are at home, he is hanging in a wearable blanket, because his legs are just as jerky as his arms.

Yeah.  I admit it.  Most days, my baby lives in a cloth diaper and a wearable blanket.  Why bring pants into your day if you don’t have to?  The HALO wearable blankets are perfect for babies who kick blankets off and who grab and pull blankets over their faces.  My baby does both of these things.  The sack bottom allows for ample kick space, without the annoyances of a blanket.

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Great for the warm weather is the HALO SleepSack 100% Cotton Wearable Blanket, a super soft fabric that also breathes.  Babies are notoriously hot and tend to quickly become little sweaty messes, so a fabric that breathes is important…especially when you live in a hot hot climate like I do. These sacks are also sleeveless and with ample armholes, perfect with long or shortsleeve onesie underneath.

Try as he might, he can’t pull this blanket over his face!

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If there is one thing that annoys we about other sacks, it’s when the zipper doesn’t zip from the bottom.  What kind of backwards thinking is that?  With HALO, the zipper is always on the bottom, making diaper changes a breeze.  Once my son gains some arm control, he will be sleeping every night in these wearable blankets so that bottom zipper is KEY!

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Purchase your HALO SleepSack Wearable Blanket for $26 on Amazon.com.  These bright and cheery sacks come in Boy Print Blue (see above) Girl Print Pink and Neutral Print Green…and also a few pastels.  Sizes come from small-XL (up to 36 lbs!).

Keep in the know by following HALO on Facebook and Twitter.  Be sure to also check out their Pinterest!

Win a HALO SleepSack!! Open to US and Canadian residents.

Product was provided by HALO to facilitate this review; all opinions are 100% my own. May contain affiliate links.

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16 Comments

  1. May 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm — Reply

    I love sleep sacks! My boys slept so much better when they were in it! That one looks really well made!

  2. May 17, 2013 at 1:49 pm — Reply

    We used these all the time when the kids were tiny. They’re so great for the time when they’re too small for blankets.

  3. May 17, 2013 at 2:16 pm — Reply

    This looks incredibly soft and snugly for baby!

  4. May 17, 2013 at 4:19 pm — Reply

    That is freaking adorable!

  5. May 17, 2013 at 6:04 pm — Reply

    That is so cute. I don’t remember seeing anything like that when my girls were babies. Adorable!

  6. Stacey B
    May 19, 2013 at 6:05 pm — Reply

    subscribed via pinterest – staceyrenee711

  7. Tiffany H.
    May 20, 2013 at 4:51 am — Reply

    Print Neutral– LOVE!!!

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  9. Lisa P.
    May 21, 2013 at 7:47 pm — Reply

    I’d choose gray.

  10. Alaine
    May 22, 2013 at 12:42 pm — Reply

    I love the neutral print!

  11. Keara B.
    May 22, 2013 at 9:54 pm — Reply

    I love Halo Sleepsacks, but my little one is growing out of the one she has now! I’d love to get a bigger size in the gray (elephant) color.

  12. May 25, 2013 at 2:09 am — Reply

    I want the Print Boy SleepSack in size Medium.

  13. Jenn McClearn
    May 25, 2013 at 4:57 am — Reply

    gray with the elephant in small would be my choice :)

  14. naomi c
    May 28, 2013 at 12:58 pm — Reply

    i like the grey with the elephant on the top – cute and gender neutral :)

  15. Stacey B
    May 29, 2013 at 11:15 am — Reply

    subscribed via email – stacey2561(at)aol(DOt)com

  16. Laura Unger
    May 30, 2013 at 8:13 pm — Reply

    I would love the Pink!

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