Jump to content
5 replies to this topic
Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:36 AM
I need a night light.
One that will stay on for 8hrs, with dull light, not a sensor.
Or do I need a lamp?
Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:43 AM
We have one from Woolies, it is a bear (comes in different shapes). We have had it for years but they still sell them I believe.
It changes colours or you can set to one colour. Ours sits next to dd5's bed on charge due to its age but works a treat. Less than $20 I think.
Hope that helps
Oh in the battery, torch, light bulb area also
Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:33 AM
I got DD a Smash dinosaur light at Woolworths, it chnages colour and lasts 8 hours.
Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:47 AM
If it is for an older child have you looked at LED fairy lights? DD1 (9) has some which are battery operated and they give off enough light without being too bright. She has some issues with darkness and loves these.We have tried various nightlights over the years for the 3 kids but I must admit I like these the best.
although I always thought this one would be great
Edited by liveworkplay, 12 January 2013 - 10:53 AM.
Posted 12 January 2013 - 11:46 AM
He has a 'click' sensor light/torch which is with LED globes. If it is in the charger it will work as a sensor, when its out of the charger it is a torch, and will stay on. this is how we use it. It would be fine but it runs out before morning, and when he wakes during the night and it is on he will just go back to sleep, if it is off he will get up, getting me up and lately in his bed (joy).
So I need something, preferably energy efficient though the state I am in I almost couldn't give a stuff. Bedtime is 8 pm and he is up at 6am, so that's 10hrs really.
Man I'm tired, and rather than putting this in venting: DH, you may work during the day, but I WORK OVER NIGHT. We also have one giving up the night nappy so wet sheets overnight. He thinks she got up dry - has no recollection that I wasn't in bed with him half the night.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 08:48 PM
DH (an electrican) installed a dimmer on the ceiling light - works a treat.
2 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 2 guests, 0 anonymous users
You really don't realise everything your parents did for you until you find yourself doing them for your own children ... vomit catching and all.
When you're a baby, even getting off a bed and onto the floor can be a tricky procedure.
It is a quiet video, less than a half-minute long. It features no flourishes to speak of. It has no kittens doing kitten things. None of the things that often make a video go viral.
Rugby league star Anthony Watmough and his wife Elle have shared their joy at learning their unborn baby, who was thought to have Trisomy 18, was cleared of the fatal condition.
To celebrate the Home Entertainment release of Shaun the Sheep Movie, Essential Kids and Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment are offering one winner and their family a holiday to a farm.
I may have lost that particular friend years ago, but I have gained so much from that experience.
It's far more than just a bag for nappies - it's the travel companion for your baby that should contain all the things you might need when away from home base.
The biggest joy of our daughter's name is that people really light up when they hear it (pun intended).
The Pyjama Jam! tour will see Justine Clarke returning to more intimate venues around Australia, creating the perfect comfy and cozy atmosphere for a PJ party.
When Brittany and Brandon Buell's son Jaxon was born missing much of his brain and skull, doctors said he only had days to live.
Emily Bingham had been asked about her baby making plans one too many times.
Thinking of investing in meal replacement shakes to slim down ahead of summer?
It is among the most delicate and difficult dilemmas in medicine: Should a pregnant woman who has received a cancer diagnosis begin treatment before her child is born?
Vote for your favourite pregnancy, baby and toddler products for your chance to win your share of $2500 in cash prizes.
Looking for a baby name with a nod to nature, or one with an organic meaning? Check out our list to get inspired.
That cup of Joe is just the boost your body needs.
An illiterate and poverty stricken mother has abandoned her newborn triplets at hospital because she cannot afford to care for them.
The first time my oldest daughter called me 'Mum', she was 17.
A recent Facebook photo post is prompting widespread discussion of an emotional topic for many parents: rainbow babies.
Dozens of young women have had virgin births after undergoing IVF in Britain, it has been reported.
Your baby might be crawling around in hundreds of dollars worth of clothing.
A one-hour difference to the day is pretty big deal when you're little.
The frontiers of life are advancing ever further into uncharted territory.
Top 5 Articles
Fashion designer Stella McCartney has honoured her late mum, Linda McCartney, by designing a special bra for post-mastectomy patients.
Mark Harris has helped deliver 500 babies. And he's now telling fathers what to expect.
Being a calm parent takes a lot of work, sometimes more than is obvious to those around us.
It's cool, kind of like a second childhood. I love him to bits and think, on average, I'm an okay dad. But I also want to talk about the other stuff.
He may have only lived for 100 minutes, but that didn't stop baby Teddy from saving the lives of others.
A haunting reminder to stay mindful about babies in cars, especially as we approach summer.
Tongue-tie can cause feeding problems. However once it is diagnosed, the condition can be easily treated.
Some people move frequently, while others like to stay put. But everyone finds it stressful.
The birth of her first child should have been happiest of times for Campsie mother Phuong Cao, but friends say it marked the beginning of when her life began to unravel.
It was an experiment doomed to failure - they were looking for male cells in female bodies. And their search was stunningly successful.
A gorgeous photo series shows babies in the first hours after their birth - as they were positioned in the womb.
We don't know what he's saying, but this baby has a very clear message for his bulldog pal: let's walk - NOW.
Without a doubt, one of the best gifts for a toddler turning two or three is a play kitchen.
With a few simple tips you can take your images from random happy snaps to lovely clean images that create beautiful lasting memories.
The Essential Baby Awards are on now, and we need your help! Have your say on your top picks and you'll go in the draw to win a share of $2500.