The most luscious baby blanket you get to keep for yourself

Super WoobeeParents deserve blankies, too.

We’re out there, fending for our kids, trying to keep all the plates spinning and the tummies full, getting pulled in opposite directions, all on little sleep and less recognition. Sometimes we just need to curl up in a little ball with something soft. Right? Am I right? Are you with me on this?

You may remember a little while back when I went on and on (and on) about the wonders of the All-Weather Woobee. (Go on, refresh your memory, then come on back here.) Problem: IT’S MEANT FOR BABIES. Oh sure, we could deprive out little children of its soft, waterproof warmth, but some tiny part of that is hard to justify, especially when they’re stuck in a front pack or stroller on a winter afternoon. Many of you felt my pain, because a good number of the almost 400 (!) comments on that post wished for an adult version.

VOILA! THE SUPER WOOBEE!

Just as scrumptious as the original, but bigger (38 x 56 inches), so it’s perfect for grownups, folks in wheelchairs, or very, very lucky children in double strollers. Light the fire, spike your hot cocoa with a dash of Schnapps, and wrap yourself in this baby. It will be a happy holiday, indeed.

Because I love you, I am prepared to part with my review sample of the Super Woobee, and, yes, it is every bit as lovable as the original. So leave a comment answering the following question to get in the running to win a Super Woobee! I had so much fun reading your BabyLegs hacks, let’s do it again:

What’s your best Woobee hack?

Woobees are so much more than blankets! Share your creative use for the original or Super Woobee (check the Woobee website for inspiration). I’ll pick one random winner to whom I shall send one absolutely beautiful Super Woobee. Because I posted this late, and I know my evening is busy tomorrow, I’ll take entries till 7am PST on Wednesday 12/12. Good luck!

Comments

  1. Paul says

    Whenever I need a picture of Super Baby Taco, I like to bust out the Woobee, stick the baby in there and VIOLA!, Super Baby Taco. You’d be surprised how often I need that picture.

  2. GeekLady says

    While I don’t have either a baby or a Woobee, it looks like the perfect thing to have when you’re hiking with a baby.

    Soft and fuzzy ground blanket for the pit stops, lunch breaks, and general lounging in the sun on big rocks.

    Warm and water resistant adjustable cover/baby poncho to help weatherproof baby for those sudden mountain rainstorms.

    If I ever have a baby that sticks around past the first trimester, and we manage to be well adjusted enough to get out into the wild with the wee one, I’ll probably splurge on this.

  3. Jim S says

    My Hack – keep the non-driving adult warm and comfy on those long winter car trips! The driver always likes it “too cold to fall asleep at the wheel”, forcing the rest of the family to get cozy under a blanket. This one sounds like just the thing!

  4. Mandalei says

    1) a nursing pad for the bed in a pinch
    2) A naked-time blankie–great for the kiddo to play and roll around on while going without the diaper

  5. Christel says

    I hate driving with my winter coat on. With the one stick shift car I find my big down coat annoying and cumbersome to maneuver in, and it always seems like the car heat kicks in right when I’m at highway speeds, leaving me either sweating to death in my coat or wrestling it off while keeping one hand on the wheel.

    If I had a super woobie, I’d leave it on the slab of marble that tops my kitchen radiator, right by the back door, and then tote my warmwoobie to the car with me to keep me cozy. It would then follow me to my NYC office, where they keep the a/c on year round (my fingers were literally blue today), and then at night it would follow me to the comfy couch for cuddling under with my daughter during book time.

  6. says

    as a warmth device turned umbrella in those crazy all-weather toddler transfers from vehicle to destination and back.

  7. Jody says

    My 2-year old son uses any soft blankets he can locate as pretend babies. He stuffs them under his pj top and comes downstairs in the morning to explain that a baby is about to come out.

    I don’t know if a super woobee would work for this, but he would sure give it a try.

  8. Stephanie T. says

    On rainy days I usually tuck a blanket around my girl in her front carrier and leave my rain jacket unzipped. Which is great until the wind picks up and tosses around my open jacket (it’s not big enough to close around me, a baby, and a carrier) and I become cold and wet! With a super woobie I’d tie it around myself and the girl in her carrier. Let the wind flap my jacket around, my sides and back would be warm and waterproof. Along with the baby of course. :)

  9. Julie says

    This looks like it would have come in handy when my boy would, inevitably, fall asleep on the walk up to meet my husband for an outside lunch break at work. It was hard to sit down and picnic with him in a carrier, but the cold grass was a sure-fire way to wake him up if I tried to put him down. This could have given us a perfect picnic spot — for the eaters and for the sleeper!

  10. says

    We’ve been having so much rain lately that a woobie, super or no, couldn’t help but be useful! I’m a librarian, so I have to suggest a shield for keeping books wet while taking them back to the library!

  11. says

    Tuck one end into big stuffed easy chair in living room. Drape other over the ottoman. Instant (and soft!) tent/cave/tunnel to play in.

  12. jessie says

    use Woobee as a nursing cover while out to dinner or as a fashionable wrap over to wear at the theatre.

  13. says

    Super Woobee wants to live in my car for all seasons–for snuggling the kids on long cold winter drives, impromptu picnics in the park spring or fall, and spur of the moment beach afternoons in the summer.

  14. says

    I would use it after my kids, having given up on getting the minivan sliding door open, enter through the driver door, then climb to the back, leaving slushy, muddy bootprints on my seat. Instead of sitting on the slushy mess, I could place my beautiful woobie on it (it’s weatherproof, it can take it), and drive home in comfort. I’d probably be cheerful enough to make the kids hot chocolate when we got home too, though there’s no guarantee.

  15. David Sanders says

    To keep warm at night because my wife likes to open the windows in the middle of the winter.

  16. says

    Be a kid again and make a super fort with your kids. Then, when you put them to bed, Mommy and Daddy can snuggle underneath and keep super warm in the winter!

  17. Sarah in Pittsburgh says

    In addition to the picnic idea–it would be great to lay outside on a super woobee to stargaze or watch fireworks!

  18. rgrindle says

    Keep it with you on the go to use as a blanket, an umbrella, a changing pad, a lovey if someone needs one, a distraction for an infant, a tummy-time mat… What a way to slim down the diaper bag!

  19. tulip says

    We bought one for my brother (34) when he was in the hospital doing his radiation treatments. It was a lifesaver in the hospital when he was cold and needed a little soft touch. And the washable factor came in handy as well. :)

  20. Julia says

    My kids LOOOOVE blankets and having picnics or snuggling in them on the couch. A weather/waterproof version would be the BEST for drink dribbles and the like. And bigger is always better, right? :)

  21. hilary s says

    My daughter likes to be snuggled up against someone or something when she sleeps, so we sometimes roll a blanket up and place it next to her in the crib (she’s a big enough girl to not suffocate). We also used to put blankets in the stroller to make it more her size, warmer and softer when she was smaller. Oh, and for my nephews they are awesome capes.

  22. says

    When your apartment floods while you are gone, it’s the one thing that will be okay if it gets a bit wet…

    Just wash it, and then you can snuggle your baby in it when his crib is full of stuff the maintenance crew piled in it and you have to carry him around the house whie you work. Keeps him warm while the heat is off and the fans are drying out the carpet!

  23. says

    I’m sure that in my house it will end up being used by the cat, but if I can get to it first, I’m always looking to wrap my son up in something after his bath that isn’t a damp towel. Also can be used for snugglefests.

  24. Marie says

    My hack – snuggling with sick kiddos in front of the TV. I had two sick little ones at home with me today and we could have used it!

  25. says

    While I don’t YET own a Woobee, I can imagine using it to have our tea parties and lego parties on and then picking up the 4 corners to transport and dump the pieces back into the proper containers for a quick clean-up!

  26. says

    I SO want that blankie. Gracie (my 2 year old) inspired me to get my own blanket and crash into it after dinner- lovely. But it’s a crappy blankie so I need that Woobie!

    My blanket hack? When I’m not wrapped in it, it’s a throw/slipcover for the couch. It’s a pale teal and it brightens up the blah beige couch, hides the chocolate milk stains, and it’s soft and comfy. It’s made the couch into a pretty piece of furniture during the day, and my personal nest at night.

  27. says

    This is exactly what I need to take camping. My daughter still has trouble wetting the bed at night and it seems to ALWAYS happen when camping. One of these would be ideal to line her sleeping bag with. Oh boy do I want one….

  28. says

    Super Woobee Hack 101: Unordinary ways to use your extra large Woobee

    *As a temporary outdoor dressing room when tethered between two chairs at the beach or poolside
    *A back seat car cover protector for those very long trips
    *A “super family” umbrella in case of unexpected downpours
    *A body contour pillow (rolled up) during labor pains
    *A makeshift blackout curtain to help afternoon naps last longer
    *Or you could elect your Super Woobee to Congress to aid in impeaching Bush :)

  29. Jeanie says

    i’d be tempted to use that super-big woobie as a makeshift tent to hide under when the going gets rough!

  30. says

    As a sheet protector when nursing in those early month right after birth. When leaks occur. Also for a play mat at church and a snuggly while napping. and to cover the baby and mama while the baby is in her sling or as a nursing cover. Perfect thing for when out and about and only need one thing instead of several.

  31. linuxgrl says

    I took the corner of Pierson’s woobee slipped a looped pacifier on then tied the end of the woobee in a knot. VIOLA! Woobinky: a pacifier retrieval system or binky locater.

  32. Reepsls says

    my son needs one!! He spends so much time waiting in cold hospital/medical office waiting rooms (nasty places) this would be perfect! Not only would he be warm but No disaster would be to large for a Super Woobee! it’s a spill – it’s a blowout – NO It’s SUPER WOOBEE to the rescue!

  33. Karen D says

    These are fabulous blankets! Though already mentioned, I think a great use is for when the little one is sick and this waterproof blankie and protect the sofa while keeping my little guy comfortable! :)

  34. Shawn says

    This looks like the perfect Christmas gift for my Uncle Tom who is so practical that it’s hard to impress him with ANYTHING. I have a feeling this is going to be the year! He is in a wheelchair so taking this big Woobee with him everywhere or just nowhere will be a hit, I’m thinking! =)

  35. Pam says

    It’s not really a hack since the website promotes it – but great for wheelchair users (both kids and adults). Do you know how hard it is to fit a kid in a snowsuit into their wheelchair? Tuck this around them and cozy, cozy, cozy!

  36. JoseMonkey says

    My 5 month old daughter would use the same “hack” for this she uses for everything else — it doesn’t matter what it’s for, she thinks it’s for chewing on! (This same hack has been used successfully on burp rags, stuffed toys, and most recently, my phone bill.)

  37. says

    A tactile cave! We’d defiantly set one up as a small cave to crawl through around here. The softness would make for one fun crawl experience ^-^

  38. Inki says

    Looks like this would be ideal for when it has rained and the benches are just a little too wet to sit on unless you want a wet butt – nice & cozy!

  39. says

    To Conceal the TERROR!!! Everyday when Daddy comes home from work the ferocious Ella and Nate hide under a blanket only to scare the *snicker* unsuspecting Daddy. Looks like this would work quite nicely!

  40. says

    This looks like it would be great for my husband to use – he had a stroke a couple of months ago and has trouble regulating his body temperature, so he’s been wanting a warm something he could throw over his shoulders without the bulk of a regular blanket.

  41. Hope says

    It would make a great train for my son to pull around his “guys” – a rather large collection of ugly dolls that he lugs around everywhere. This way, they will all stay together, and no one will jump out of his arms. I suppose that after the train stops they could play in the super cozy fort that I will surely be asked to make.

  42. reg says

    makeshift crazy creek- i think it would work (let ya know for sure if i win!) tie the ends together and sit- or get crafty and sew two more ribbons on to create some sort of camping lounger

  43. says

    Oh man.. a Woobie.. these things sound fabulous.

    I would defently use mine as a playmat for Connor especially for naked time as he gets horrible rashes and he has a tendancy to pee on the carpet.

    Though the super woobie would defently go to bed with me.. and I refuse to answer what I would use it for.. but lets say Id really like Connor to have a little brother or sister.

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  44. SJ says

    As a wonderful cover up for nursing… and a “sled” for going down the stairs when you are iced in all day, like today in KC,MO.

  45. Teresa says

    If I had a Woobie, my daughter would definitely use it as a cape for naked superhero time! I think that should be for Baby Woobies only, though!

  46. says

    I can think of two uses!

    1. I would nurse my baby at night and my oldest was a spewing machine, he spit up constantly so I always used a thick blanket as a pad. If the woobie is as soft as it says, it would be extra-snuggly and protects the bed!

    2. On long trips, my feet would get cold! I’d love a superwoobie to wrap around my feet to keep it warm!

    After reading the reviews and the website, I’m totally drooling for a super-snuggly woobie with my homemade hot chocolate. Some day, some day! :)

  47. Marta says

    I would use this as a nursing cover up in snowy Wisconsin.
    I also love to cover my munchkin as we run from car to store or home through the wet snow- sort of a Woobie rain protector for the baby.
    Oooohhh, it’s so exciting!
    M.

  48. Maureen says

    For the living room for my twin toddler boys to lay on when they tell me “Mommy, tired”. Not-yet-nap-time-but-down-time-perfect blanket for the two of them.

  49. says

    To delineate sibling space: one Woobee for each kid, don’t trample on their property- no trespassing allowed!

    Of course, I would rather use the Super Woobee for snuggling.

  50. says

    Besides being a super snuggler blanket while watching tv, you could use it as a car blanket! Oh, I’m wanting one of these Woobies!

  51. Carrie says

    I’d keep it at my desk at work…for some reason it is always about 60 degrees in here in the winter!!

  52. AmyS says

    Stroller snuggly for the baby. Swing snuggly for the preschooler — she wants to swing no matter the temperature and snow? More the better!

  53. Glernnen says

    When I was little, my Pop-pop would build forts with us on our stair case landing- great memories. The ties would make the Woobee perfect for tent building on stair landings or between chairs. It would also be perfect for windy turned rainy days at the beach in the summer- or anytime. I never remember to bring an umbrella, so a blanket would work!

  54. Amanda and Adelaide says

    I use my regular woobee to keep my top half warm when our new baby (six weeks!) lies in bed and nurses at night. Since I like to sleep in the altogether and it’s winter in Denver it can get prety cold! I just don’t like our down comforter to be anywhere near her…

  55. redheadedhowler says

    I don’t have a woobie but it sounds like it would make a good waterproof roof for an outdoor fort? If we win we’ll try it.

  56. Cindi Hoppes says

    Hello! What a wonderful blanket invention! It has so many various uses. I especially like the idea of using it on the beach and then in the car under wet bathing suits. Thanks for a great giveaway contest~
    Cindi

  57. says

    I would use this to cover both of my kids in the backseat! The baby is still rear-facing while my 4yo obviously is not, so a Super Woobee would keep them super warm!

  58. Alice says

    I can think of two ways I would use a Super Woobee off the top of my head. First, I carry my 5 month old daughter in a sling when we are out and about (so my hands are free to hang on to the 2 year old son). In cool weather, I could tie it around us both to keep warm without the bulk of coats. The second use is for little sis to sit and play on while waiting for big brother at gymnastics or library story time.

  59. erika says

    A perfect cover-up at the beach!! Also good for staying warm on the way to the car after infant swim classes in the winter.

  60. Jennifer Marshall says

    These are great for wrapping around my sons legs when we get in the car (we live in Minnesota so the car is ALWAYS cold).

  61. Maggie Smith says

    I would love to use this with the kiddos when they run around in the sprinkler….waterproof–what a concept! I love love love this idea! I would also use it during the cold fall months too attached to the stroller but thats just not too creative, now is it?!

  62. Amber says

    If you put a light-weight ball in the middle, take hold of each end, and then tighten it, the ball will go flying – my daughter loves this trick!

  63. Lauren says

    Hubby has his own full sized comforter along with the one on our bed. Somehow I still end up blanketless, so I would like a blanket that would keep me as warm as his TWO blankets do (as he likes a colder room to sleep in as well)

  64. says

    What can’t blankets be used for? Last year my daughter was getting chemo and we used her blankets for comfort, as a shield, cape, making a fort, curtain, pretend sled, there are just so many things.

  65. janet says

    my daughter has a beautiful new son that would really gorgeous and warm wrapped up in your blankets,merry christmas.

  66. Becca says

    My daughter and I would take advantage of the ties on this blanket to make the best blanket-fort ever!

  67. says

    Oh, this looks wonderful! I love having large blankets around for us grown ups! I would take this with me to church because I am freezing my buns off there because they blast the A/C for all the menopausal women. We’re also big fort makers here so this would be great for the ultimate fort!

  68. Michele says

    My daughter is potty training and gets mesmerized by TV – with this she can snuggle with her ‘blankie’ but save the couch when the inevitable accident happens.

  69. AFW Kelly says

    As a brand new first-time mommy, I am always looking for ways to make my nights a little easier…the Woobee sounds like the perfect way to keep spit ups off of my sheets during our nightly nursing sessions, as well as a great barrier for the inevitable leaks that nursing pads just don’t seem to catch (because sleeping on towels just isn’t very comfy!). And if all else fails, it’d be a great lovey for me to pull over my head to block out the light that my newborn insists on in order to sleep each night!

  70. Karen says

    My daughter LOVES to make forts what a better way to enjoy a summer afternoon drizzle then under a woobee fort in the back yard!

  71. Diana S. says

    Wow this would be great for our winter trips to the beach for sandcastle building! Not much of a hack, but it would make a great winter beach blanket and towel all in one…

  72. Anonymous says

    Great for making a tent in the front room.

    Or for keeping your heads dry when racing to the car during a rainstorm.

  73. Carrie Z says

    I would use it to sit on at my birthing class- so if I get too bored I can just lay down and sleep:)

  74. says

    Forgot my info

    Great for making a tent in the front room

    Keeping your heads dry as you sprint to the car in a rainstorm

  75. Kate E. says

    I don’t have anything original to add, but it sure sounds like it would be great to have with you for all of the gray and rainy days that we have here (it would keep you dry and perk up your spirits because it is so soft and pretty)and I would love to have one. :)

  76. Brooke says

    I use it to cover the whole stroller while walking – the darkness helps my baby nod off.
    Please randomly select me!!!

  77. says

    I would absolutely use the woobee to tie to my jogging stroller. I inherited the stroller from my sister (circa 1995) so it’s huge, bulky and doesn’t have any of the modern amenities (like a cover!). THis would be perfect!

  78. Tina says

    I’d use it for so many things – snuggling in the TV room; keeping myself warm in the car when my hubby is hot and shuts the heat; covering the babes from the car to the house and vice versa because they HATE to wear coats.

  79. Kim Davis says

    It covers us both (me and my son, 22 months) as we sit in the rocker watching A Charlie Brown Christmas for the 114th time.

  80. brookeoldroyd says

    Being a mom of 4 little munchkins this would be my “mommy is in timeout” blanket!!!
    Love it!!

  81. Rachel says

    Oh, well, while I would want to snuggle up with my honey and watch TV with it, another fun use would be to have it with us on those brisk walks we take at the beach. Easy to throw down for all of us to squeeze onto for an impromtu admiring of the waves and sunset. Oh, and a good snuggle with my honey…did I mention that yet?

  82. Caroline says

    This is the perfect goodie to wrap your little one in like a beautiful Christmas Package- only for a second… then it is off to the races and you are ready for- strolling, hiking, playing and more.

  83. Susanne says

    This is not creative or funny as the others have been might I add, but I love to cozy up every night on the couch before bed and would LOVE to cozy with the Woobee…it would get amazing use!!! Thanks!!!

  84. Monique says

    I don’t have the woobee, but I want one. I think it would be great to have an all weather blanket to use for everything and everywhere. we could use it for the outlet shopping when mommy really needs to shop and it is cold here in Maryland for too much of the year :)

  85. crystine says

    Sadness and despair as we do not have one…but IF we did we would use it in more ways then one and they would all be favorites because of the blanket in question! A sweet place for the floor near the bookpile, a nesting for mama and baby nursing, a nesting for mama after the baby sleeps…

  86. Katie says

    This blanket sounds like an excellent catalyst for getting snuggly with the hubby on all these cold winter nights!

  87. Danielle S says

    My sons and I would use our Super Woobie to make a tent for our Super Living Room Campouts! And it would also be great for trips to the beach, watching the stars (and 4th of July fireworks!) and is easily big enough to cover BOTH boys in the backseat of the car! Great priduct! I want one!

  88. Cecilia says

    Those woobies are too lucious to use as a bib or burp cloth. I think its best use is snuggling! Not too ingenious of an idea for ne but oh well… LOL…

  89. Renae H says

    *A cozy blanket for the kids on long car trips because the backseat is always colder than the front in the winter.

    *A cozy nursing cover

    *Wad it up to make a nice soft pillow.

    *Snuggling up with my son until he falls asleep.

    So many uses….

  90. says

    My best thing is using to lay down outside or on the floor to put the little ones on. Also good for keeping in the car for cold winter days/nights! This blanket looks amazing, I love the adult version!

  91. Erin says

    I have a newborn and just want sleep so my boring but very needed idea is to wrap up in this blanket with the baby on my chest and sleep!

  92. gat says

    Winter is in full swing here in WI, and a Woobee would be perfect for:
    – going green and snuggling under while turning the thermostat down
    – covering our snow-covered patio chairs before sitting on them to watch the sledders speed through our back yard
    – holding onto while playing “Ring Around the Rosey” (since 4yo son won’t let go of 18mo daughter’s hands when we all fall down)
    – wrapping up in while ice fishing with grandpa

  93. says

    It would be perfect for those horrid fall football games on the cold, metal bleachers and the frigid wind and sometimes freezing rain and snow here in Minnesota.
    It would also be nice to have one on my bed until my little ones stop sleeping with us, we have had too many leaks and spills and spit ups on our bed.

  94. Heather says

    I tend to get really bad morning sickness when I’m pregnant & spend a lot of time on the hard tile in front of the potty. Nothing like a nice soft Woobee to comfort me.

  95. Grenda says

    I would use the Super Woobee as a backdrop for photo shoots of my baby girl. It would block out any mess in the surrounding area!

  96. Melanie says

    This will be our first Minnesota Christmas AND my son’s 2nd birthday is on Christmas Eve. We live across the street from a park that’s beautifully lit and I think this blanket would be perfect for a festive night walk in the snow and to warm us back up after we make snow angels!

  97. Melanie says

    This will be our first Minnesota Christmas AND my son’s 2nd birthday is on Christmas Eve. We live across the street from a park that’s beautifully lit and I think this blanket would be perfect for a festive night walk in the snow and to warm us back up after we make snow angels!

  98. Sylvia says

    We have hardwood floors and no rugs right now- so it’d be perfect as a soft place to put the baby on for floor time… As for me, as a famous person once said, “there’s nothing as cold as San Francisco in the summer.” Well, not exactly that, but something close. Anyways, I’m always freezing at night here- and it’d be perfect to wrap around us as we sit watching the sun set on a cold cold beach!

  99. Ayron W. says

    The Super Woobee sounds like the perfect solution to those mornings when it is warm enough to venture outside but not warm enough to dry off the grass or benches for babies/mommies to sit on while older siblings get in VERY much needed play time. Where I live there is a large span of weather where it is fairly pleasant in the morning but the dew is horrible. Of course my toddler considers a VERY wide range of weather temperatures as acceptable play weather and since it is the winter most of these are pretty cold, especially if you aren’t running around like he is, so I propose the Super Woobee as the perfect solution to damp and freezing mornings for his infant brother and myself – we can keep warm and dry while retaining our sanity!

  100. Gabe J says

    I think the super woobee would be great for fire works out door music concerts or just your average picnic. the super woobee would be big enough for ample seating and the weather proofing would make a great barrier to the damp grass

  101. Jenny M says

    Parent Shield for medicine taking or barf
    Instant seating at soccer games
    Makeshift bag if you dont have one and need one- just use the ties.
    Baby Carrier in a pinch

  102. Carrie says

    I love it! I need one so when I play hide and seek with my kids I can cozy up in it and catch some comfy quiet time. (My kids are not very good at hide and seek)

  103. Ashley says

    I’m late!! :( Just discovered your amazing website! This SUPER WOOBEE would be quite the luxury for any family event! The cute ribbon ties are ingenious! Way to gooo WOOBEE! :) :) :)