AnimaLamp

Like most kids his age, Jake is a little apprehensive about the dark. Well, maybe more than a little. He’s not outright terrified like I was as a child (okay, who am I kidding, I slept with a nightlight until I was in my 20s!), but he can’t go to sleep without some sort of light. Since he’s just too cool for words, of course any old nightlight just won’t do. I wanted him to have a light that actually made him excited to go to bed.

I aimed a little too high, no kid is ever excited to go to bed. I did, however, find that the Mobi WallMate definitely made bedtime go a little smoother, and the AnimaLamp has become his go-to source of light for everything from reading to stumbling out of bed in the middle of the night to use the bathroom.

WallMate

The Mobi WallMate is definitely one of the coolest nightlights I’ve ever seen. I’m a little jealous, actually, because I never had anything like it as a kid. We received the monkey WallMate for review, but it also comes as a hippo or elephant. The WallMate plugs into the wall and can be set to turn on automatically as soon as the lights go off. Turn the lights on, and the nightlight also automatically turns itself off. The LED light can be set to green, blue, red, or rainbow. You can pick it up for $9.99.

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The Mobi AnimaLamp is a very versatile and adorable little lamp. It’s small enough to be carted around the house by Jake, but big enough to produce enough light to read by at night. I love it because his main light source is on the other side of the room away from the bed, and it’s hard for me to read his bedtime story without adequate lighting. Apparently my night vision is on the fritz these days! Check out Jake holding it in the closed position (and doing his cheesy “Mommy needs a picture for the blog” smile):

To use the light, just lift the animal’s head and run your finger lightly along the “on/off” switch. Yes, this is Jake’s “just take your pictures and let me get back to playing, already!” face.

When fully opened, the light is bright enough to read by. If you need something a little dimmer, just close the head slightly. Pushing the head all the way back down produces more of a nightlight effect. See? Very versatile! Both the WallMate and the AnimaLamp use safe LED technology, so they don’t give off any heat. If you’ve ever burned yourself on a nightlight (hey, I have!), you’ll definitely appreciate this feature! The AnimaLamp is available as a Giraffe, Monkey, or Bunny. It’s also perfect for nurseries, especially for late-night feedings or diaper changes. It retails for $24.95.

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Save 50% off on Both the WallMate and the AnimaLamp

The generous folks at MOBI have a great deal for all my readers. Purchase a WallMate and AnimaLamp together on the Mobi website, drop down the “Products Menu” to “Tykelights,” choose one of each, then use  COUPON CODE# PO321, and you’ll get 50% off the combo! You’ll get both for $17.47 + shipping! Believe me, that’s an awesome deal for these great lights.  This offer is limited to the first 500 customers, and expires on April 4th, 2012.

WIN IT:

One of my readers will take home his or her choice of WallMate and AnimaLamp. To enter, just use the Rafflecopter form below. Giveaway ends April 4th, 2012 at 11:59PM and is open to US residents age 18+. Winner will be notified via email and has 48 hours to respond.

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