Experience “Baby’s First Christmas” at Babies R Us | In-Store Events & Twitter Party | #BRUChristmas #FirstHoliday

Experience “Baby’s First Christmas” at Babies R Us | In-Store Events & Twitter Party

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Experience “Baby’s First Christmas” with In-Store Events 

“At Babies“R”Us, we know just how important it is to celebrate a baby’s first Christmas and the immeasurable joy parents feel as they revel in each special moment, from watching their child open their first holiday gift to dressing them up in festive attire,” said Jennifer Knowles, Vice President, Marketing, Babies“R”Us, U.S. “From offering assistance in picking the perfect present and hosting fun activities, to providing exciting opportunities to win prizes in-store and online, our mission is to serve as a welcoming destination where moms and dads – and their little ones – can come together to share in the joy of their babies’ first holiday season.”

Babies R Us is hosting several in store events to help parents plan this special occasion. The dates are age specific:

·         Saturday, November 8: Babies born in December 2013; January, February and March 2014

·         Saturday, November 15: Babies born in April, May, June and July 2014

·         Saturday, November 22: Babies born in August, September, October and November 2014

If you are unable to attend the event dedicated to your baby’s birth month, you are welcome to join another event date that works best for your family. For more information, customers can contact their local Babies“R”Us store or visit Babiesrus.com/FirstChristmas:

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While you are at it, why not enter the #BRUChristmas Sweepstakes?

To get shoppers into the spirit of the season, Babies“R”Us has launched a “Baby’s First Christmas” Sweepstakes, which customers can enter now through Wednesday, November 26 at 11:59pm EST, for the chance to win amazing prizes. One grand prize winner will receive a $2,500 Babies“R”Us gift card, while the other prizes include a year’s worth of baby food from Gerber® and a year’s supply of diapers from Huggies®. Following are three available methods to enter the sweepstakes:

·         Online: Visit Babiesrus.com/FirstChristmas to enter and view full contest rules and details.

·         Mobile: Text FIRST to 72229*.

·         Twitter or Instagram: Parents can share a photo on Twitter or Instagram (@BabiesRUs) of their babies’ celebrating their first holiday season using the hashtags #BRUChristmas and #Sweeps. Full contest rules and details can be found at Babiesrus.com/FirstChristmas.


“Baby’s First Christmas” In-Store Boutique Helps Shoppers Celebrate the Season  

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Ready to get your shopping on now? Check out this Stage-Specific Holiday Shopping Guide from THE Baby Product Experts 

The product experts at Babies“R”Us have launched The Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide to arm new parents and gift-givers with valuable information and targeted recommendations to help them be a holiday hero. An expanded version of the gift guide, can be viewed online at Babiesrus.com/FirstChristmas, which segments gift ideas by baby’s age so shoppers can easily identify playthings and other must-haves that will excite and delight them without leaving them frustrated.

·         Ages newborn-3 months: Whether it’s the Rainforest Melodies & Lights Deluxe Gym from Fisher-Price® or the Sea Dreams Soother from Baby Einstein®, shoppers should look for toys that encourage touching and have eye-catching patterns, as little ones benefit from connecting with the world and all its new sights, sounds and textures.

·         Ages 36 months: Reward baby’s curiosity with music, motion, sounds and bathtime fun with products like the ExerSaucer© Triple Fun World Explorer Plus from Evenflo® and the Super Scoop & Organizer from Brica. Add a teether or two to soothe tender gums.

·         Ages 6-9 months: With baby enjoying improved hand-eye coordination, blocks and balls will go a long way, including the Laugh & Learn Home Playset from Fisher-Price® and the Bright Starts Having a Ball! Hide & Spin Monkey from Kids II®, as well as a jumper for energetic little legs.

·         Ages 9-12 months: From Giggly Gears Twirltable from Little Tikes® to MINNIE MOUSE Musical Touch ‘n Crawl from Fisher-Price®, gifts that encourage standing, walking and even language development through songs and rhymes are sure to be a hit.

·         Ages 12 months and up: Little explorers are on-the-go and ready for fun ride-ons such as the Y Glider 3-in-1 from Yvolution and toys that surprise, with lots of buttons and moveable parts like the Alphabet Activity Cube from Vtech®.

With this broad assortment, gift-givers are sure to find something to put under the tree that will elicit smiles from babies and parents alike. Aside from the handpicked toy selection, the gift guide also highlights mealtime and on-the-go product suggestions, as well as unique keepsakes and picture-perfect holiday outfits. The products range from nostalgic gifts, such as

My Baby’s First Christmas Bib from Koala Kids, to big-ticket items including the 4Ever 4-in-1 Car Seat from Graco®.


Babies“R”Us is also inviting moms and dads to celebrate their babies’ first holiday by participating in an upcoming “Baby’s First Christmas” Twitter Party.

 Those who follow @BabiesRUs on Twitter can join the conversation on Tuesday, November 11 at 9pm EST, during a chat led by @CoolMomPicks, using the hashtag #FirstHoliday.

Participants can ask questions, receive expert advice, and share their own insights and tips for the holidays as part of the online celebrations.

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