Just this morning, right after I got Darah dressed for the day, I reached into her bib basket to get a bib for her. My favorite bibs were both gone, so I just grabbed a smaller one (that really should be put away in the attic by now, but oh well). You probably see where this is going. The bib had “served its purpose” within 4 minutes, and her clothes were also totally covered in spit up. Bleh!
Some of this was my fault for putting a small bib on her, but even if she had been sporting a larger bib, it still would have been totally used up with that one incident. Even though I do laundry almost every other day at this point, I still find myself running out of bibs on occasion because I never know if she’ll keep a bib on for 2 hours or 4 minutes! In our house, it seems that bibs last such a brief time on the days when I’m behind on laundry (darn you, Murphy’s law!).
One thing I absolutely LOVE about the blogging community is learning about ingenious products that help solve problems. A little while back Mommy Loves Giveaways featured a clever bib, and I just melted at the sight of it (no judging for the fact that a functional bib can make me swoon!).
It is my pleasure to now introduce you to the Reversible Double Bib by Bebe au Lait. This is actually 4 bibs in 1! The bib has magnets that hold together two layers of coverage. When the first layer gets soiled, simply switch out the layers. When the second layer gets soiled, take off the bib, make the back of the bib become the front, and put it back on for two more layers of coverage. GENIUS!!!!! This bib has made it through the messiest of feedings with Darah (have I mentioned that she intercepts the spoon with her hands and then quickly rubs the food all over her face?!). I have also sent this to daycare and because it has 4 usable sides, it has made it through an entire day of her drooling and spitting up. The ladies who watch her commented that it was one of the coolest things they had ever seen.
The magnets are a feature that I especially love on this bib. No more strings that are dangerous or velcro that ruins everything in the wash. It also means that switching between the bib panels takes no time at all. Woo hoo! I also just love the cute fabric choices that they offer for the Reversible Double Bib. Notice that the patterns are busy and bold…this is so necessary for anything that it meant to catch big messes!
All in all, I have to say that this bib goes the distance unlike anything else I’ve ever seen. I think these would be an outstanding shower gift for an expecting mom, or a great addition to your own bib stash if you have a little one. I guarantee it will be the bib that never makes it out of the clean laundry basket before it is put to use again!
Buy It!: Holy smokes! Bebe au Lait is having a 25% off sale on their bibs (and other products). RUN to their site and make a purchase, as the sale ends Sunday. You will be so glad you did!
EDIT: Giveaway closed
Win It!: Bebe au Lait has generously offered one Reversible Double Bib for a lucky Stuff Parents Need reader! The contest will run until Wednesday, April 7th at 7:59pm CST. A winner will be randomly selected and emailed, and will have 48 hours to claim the prize. Open to residents of the United States.
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Disclosure: I was provided with a product sample in order to facilitate my review. The opinions expressed here are strictly my own.