LatchOn #Review and #Giveaway

latchon turns any blanket into a nursing cover

latchOn nursing blanket strap is designed for busy moms, nursing on-the-go, who want to discreetly feed their babies in public without having to haul around a separate nursing blanket.  This is so wonderful for me because I am not a mom who carries around a huge diaper bag.  I know a mom who literally has to have her “to-go” stuff on one of those pull-carts.

pink dot cotton

latchOn pink dot cotton

Measuring just 2 ½” wide x 19 ½” long, latchOn folds up so small, it fits easily in any diaper bag, purse, or even in your pocket. Babies need lots of “stuff” when they travel, and latchOn frees up precious diaper bag space. And weighing less than 2 oz, it’s a breeze to carry and to wear.  My kids are lucky if I bring my purse with me let alone a ginormous bag filled with all sorts of whos-its.  latchOn is perfect for me because I know that Clara will always have a blanket with her in her car seat, and latchOn® folds up so small, it will fit in my purse or I could even leave it in the console of my car.  I even have attached the clips to the car seat canopy and then all I have to worry about are diapers and wipes.  How easy-peezy!

latchOn attaches easily to any blanket

The LatchOn attaches easily to any blanket

latchOn® eliminates the need to carry a bulky nursing cover. Whichever blanket you have with you quickly and easily converts to a nursing blanket.  I love that I can choose the blanket that I want to use.  Since I have fallen in love with making baby quilts, we have many to choose from, and, well, it’s nice to show off my handiwork to someone other than my family.  I know that you can use your nursing cover as a blanket, but the problem I found was that the boning got in the way and then I also had to contend with the metal clips and the strap.  latchOn® eliminates those problems.  Just remove the strap from around your neck when you are finished feeding baby, wrap her up snug as a bug and you’re on your way!

latchOn® is made from stylish, high quality fabrics, and their unique, sterling silver plated flower clips that grip tightly without damaging the blanket. The minky fabric on the back is so soft on my neck, and the floral print is fun and goes well with our girly blankets.  Functional and fashionable, latchOn is the essential accessory for any nursing mom.  The clips are beauties in and of themselves.  Tween has already declared that she is hijacking latchOn® after I am done nursing so she can use the fabric for a bookmark and the clips on a pretty clipboard.  My ever-creative girl!

Using the latchon

One of my friends was over on Thursday so I whipped out latchOn with my favorite orange fleece blanket (okay, so not ALL of our girly blankets go with this particular latchOn®, but if you NEED to match, they have lots of variety available for purchase. Technically, you could get a different latchOn® for each blanket IF you REALLY are that obsessive about matching – which I am not).  She was SO impressed with the beauty and with the practicality of the *create-your-own* nursing blanket.

I love my latchOn® and take it everywhere.  Oh, speaking of which, we are late for a birthday party; gotta run!

Post-birthday party note:  Everyone loved the latchOn®!  All the moms – and some of the dads – thought that was the best little gadget ever!  This baby shower gift would make a nursing mom’s day!

Right now, latch on is offering Mommy’s Memorandum’s readers an exclusive 15% off any latch on. The easiest way is to follow this link:  http://www.facebook.com/latchOnnursing?v=app_133800330028779 or you can visit the latchOn website and enter the code mommemo for the 15% off!

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Lauralee Saad loves homeschooling her three kiddos: Ballerina, age 8, Big Boy, age 6, and MESS, age 3. She enjoys sewing when she can find a spare corner to set up her machine and dig out fabrics, cooking and baking – especially if the kiddos are helping, and enjoying a good book after the kiddos have gone to bed. She is thrilled to have welcomed a baby girl into the family on March 23, 2012.

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Julee

Julee is the writer behind the blog, Mommy’s Memorandum. She vents her emotions through flour and butter. While she realizes there are the tried and true endorphin-inducers like exercise, being thankful and eating healthy, she prefers to live in the fast lane: real butter, a new recipe with a gazillion calories and laughing until she sobs…and of course blogging. She’s perky, quirky, dorky. A Utah native and NC transplant with an appetitie to taste the world, meet its desserts!
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Comments

  1. Stephanie H says:

    I am sad I got bad news at the doctor today

  2. I love the blue and green dot minky latch ons :)

  3. Hi!
    I’m doing pretty good thanks! I hope you are too! :)

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