Solving our Night Light Dilemas

Lumie Bedbug Review: We have been having trouble with Kipper since we returned from holiday in Tuscany, basically he’s not settling at night time. Prior to going away we could pop him down in his cot with a cuddle and kiss and leave him with his last feed and he would settle himself. Somewhere along the way I am not sure what happened but we got out of routine. Maybe it was the longer hours, eating later, the travel cot the lighting in the villa? Whatever the reason he’s been really difficult to settle which has often resulted in Hubby and I taking it in turns to spend an hour settling him down each night.

He was basically doing everything he could to avoid falling asleep, chucking the teddy out, dummy out, muslin out. Trying to reach his light tortoise thing. Or turning on and off his night light. Which we had changed the bulb in and had become too bright. I think he had got use to the lesser light in the villa and it was causing a problem. Plus the fact it had one of the on off switches on the cord and he had discovered it was all not helping the situation.

So when we were offered a Lumie Bedbug to review I wondered if it may help. As one if its features is:

When it’s time to sleep, Bedbug’s gradual sunset feature provides a gentle transition to nighttime. Fading light that mimics the colours of a real sunset creates a calm environment and further promotes your child’s natural sleep response.

I hoped that this would make the difference as it would mean that one there would be no switch to turn on or off, and secondly that it wouldn’t be too bright. I must admit two weeks in and it seems to be making a difference. Obviously I can not say that the Bedbug is 100% what is helping his better sleep patterns but it seems to be making a difference. The photo below shows the Bedbug as its most orange:

Other features:

  • Fully adjustable bedside lighting
  • Low-blue light (white light with very low levels of blue) to avoid stimulation during the bedtime routine
  • 15-minute sunset for a gradual transition to night
  • Two sunset options: fade-to-off or fade-to-nightlight
  • Non-alerting orange nightlight with two light intensity options
  • Smooth and silent light control to check on your child without disturbing them

When its fully on, theres enough light to get Kipper ready for bed, change his nappy and get him into his PJs. The fifteen minute routine also allows enough for a bedtime story too. The buttons on the front of the Bedbug which you use to increase, decrease, set the sunset mode are silent which means I can check in on him without making a noise. I really do love this light. So does Monkey who was a little disappointed to find that it wasn’t destined for his bedroom. If you would like to try one out for yourself then you can buy online on their website. Or you can enter the giveaway below as  Lumie have very kindly offered one of my readers the chance to win a Bedbug of their own worth £59.95.

Lumie Bedbug worth £59.95

 

  • Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random and will receive a taste adventures box as mentioned above.
  • The giveaway will close on the 29th October at midnight, the winner will be notified through Twitter
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address

I have some other giveaways running at the moment so please check them out in the Blog Giveaways Page above.

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86 Comments

  1. October 3, 2017 / 8:55 pm

    So jealous, these looked amazing at Blogon and a 14 month old who likes to deprive me of sleep!

  2. iain maciver
    October 3, 2017 / 9:30 pm

    these look fabtastic great giveaway

  3. Angela Treadway
    October 3, 2017 / 9:31 pm

    Fab prize x

  4. Solange
    October 3, 2017 / 10:35 pm

    This is so cute.

  5. Tracy Nixon
    October 4, 2017 / 2:07 am

    This is adorable!

  6. Margaret Gallagher
    October 4, 2017 / 9:10 am

    Brightening our nights always
    So cute

  7. S Edwards
    October 4, 2017 / 9:12 am

    Fab prize xxx

  8. Annabel Greaves
    October 4, 2017 / 1:12 pm

    So cute for bedtime

  9. Sue McCarthy
    October 4, 2017 / 3:11 pm

    Lovely prize, good luck everyone!

  10. fiona waterworth
    October 4, 2017 / 4:26 pm

    I love it, it would be great for some adults I know who like a nightlight for when they need to use the bathroom during the night

  11. Andrea Fletcher
    October 4, 2017 / 5:24 pm

    Great prize. My grandson would love this.

  12. Emma Whitworth
    October 4, 2017 / 5:51 pm

    It looks so cute!

  13. Ashleigh Allan
    October 4, 2017 / 6:08 pm

    Very cute

  14. Kathryn Davies
    October 4, 2017 / 6:09 pm

    perfect

  15. laura banks
    October 4, 2017 / 6:35 pm

    great giveaway

  16. Karen Usher
    October 4, 2017 / 7:30 pm

    Such a good prize, and one that I will think about getting my children for xmas, saves money having to keep the hallway light on all night!

  17. Tasha
    October 4, 2017 / 7:36 pm

    Would love this for my daughter

  18. Kelly Hirst
    October 4, 2017 / 8:15 pm

    It’s lovely! Really cute design, I’d love to win it

  19. Laura Pritchard
    October 4, 2017 / 8:38 pm

    My daughter is scared of the dark so this would be fab!

  20. Laura Kevlin
    October 5, 2017 / 8:49 am

    This looks fab – we have a GroClock but I have read that blue light really isn’t conducive with good sleep (much like screen time before bed) so I have been on the look-out for something with a warm, cosy light with the hope it’ll yield some better results!

  21. Susan B
    October 5, 2017 / 9:28 am

    I have only recently discovered this little marvel. Thank you for the giveaway.

  22. Deborah Mackenzie
    October 5, 2017 / 6:47 pm

    I really love this cute bedbug!

  23. Lynn Hughes
    October 5, 2017 / 7:39 pm

    Nice Light

  24. Lorna Ledger
    October 5, 2017 / 8:22 pm

    Love this, really soothing and a permanent friend!

  25. Amanda Baggott
    October 6, 2017 / 8:46 am

    This is fab!

  26. Chris Andrews
    October 6, 2017 / 12:00 pm

    l’d be over the moon if l were lucky enough to win this

  27. MANDY DOHERTY
    October 6, 2017 / 5:22 pm

    This would be fantastic for my grandson

  28. Ruth Harwood
    October 7, 2017 / 11:16 am

    this would be great for my bestie’s newborn!

  29. Kelly L
    October 7, 2017 / 12:34 pm

    How lovely!

  30. Kim M
    October 8, 2017 / 3:59 pm

    Lovely giveaway x

  31. Isabel O
    October 10, 2017 / 6:27 pm

    I love that they have called it bedbug, it’s so cute! 🙂

  32. john prendergast
    October 11, 2017 / 4:39 pm

    Lovely giveaway

  33. Kirsty Ward
    October 13, 2017 / 1:47 pm

    Fantastic giveaway!

  34. Natalie Gillham
    October 13, 2017 / 8:44 pm

    What a great product thanks, for the chance to win it!

  35. Adele Elliott
    October 14, 2017 / 9:00 pm

    This would be amaxing. Struggling to get lighting level for soothing and checking ion our 11 week old. This looks just the answer. Would be amazing to win one to try.

  36. Judith Allen
    October 15, 2017 / 5:32 pm

    Sounds strange to say it, but that bedbug is so cute!

  37. Sian Buckingham
    October 17, 2017 / 11:34 am

    What a sweet little light! My little girl would love it!

  38. LARA Latchem
    October 18, 2017 / 7:10 pm

    What a lovely light

  39. Suzie Wilder
    October 19, 2017 / 10:32 am

    These are so so cute!

  40. Kelly newlands
    October 19, 2017 / 9:52 pm

    I would love to win this for my godaughter, she’s really afraid of the dark at the moment bless her. I think this would feel comfort her and she would love it!

  41. Christian
    October 20, 2017 / 8:54 am

    Looks like a great idea. 💡 My little niece would love it.

  42. Linda Spencer
    October 20, 2017 / 10:33 am

    I think these are fab, I have been looking at the adult ones as well (for me!) As I get older I am having much more trouble with sleeping/waking up (and winter!)

  43. Stacey O'Brien
    October 20, 2017 / 8:08 pm

    Love my adult Lumie – so one for kiddies seems a great idea! A combined light/sunset/night light sounds fab…

  44. Jo Hutchinson
    October 22, 2017 / 5:17 pm

    These are practical and very cute.

  45. ZARA
    October 22, 2017 / 7:39 pm

    This would be great for my kids to overcome their fear of the dark! 🙂

  46. Christina Palmer
    October 23, 2017 / 2:28 pm

    My youngest Grandson would love one of these

  47. jackie curran
    October 23, 2017 / 2:29 pm

    Great prize, such a soft light to not disturb baby .

  48. Kelly Hemmings
    October 23, 2017 / 10:32 pm

    These are so cute. Would be a lovely Christmas present for my Little Lillian : )

  49. Claire Farley
    October 24, 2017 / 2:54 pm

    Would love to win this – thanks for the opportunity

  50. vicky syed
    October 24, 2017 / 10:21 pm

    these look perfect , exactly what im looking for to help my daughter become at ease at night time 🙂

  51. vicky syed
    October 24, 2017 / 10:39 pm

    awesome giveaway , thank you for the chance 🙂

  52. Martha Molly
    October 25, 2017 / 11:13 am

    I have been contemplating investing in a Lumie Light for years now- but sadly my budget just isn’t there! Both myself and my younger sister suffer with insomnia and struggle to get up in the mornings, so this would be a real treat! X

    Martha Molly

  53. becki gates
    October 25, 2017 / 1:17 pm

    these are so cute

  54. Lynda
    October 25, 2017 / 7:27 pm

    Would love this for my grandaughter

  55. janine atkin
    October 25, 2017 / 9:56 pm

    id love this 🙂

  56. A S,Edinburgh
    October 26, 2017 / 12:19 pm

    It sounds great. All the reviews of these I’ve seen have been very positive; glad it worked out well for your household too!

  57. JULIE WARD
    October 26, 2017 / 5:19 pm

    Be great for when grandson stays over, he won’t sleep without a light on

  58. Sheri Darby
    October 26, 2017 / 7:44 pm

    What a great giveaway

  59. Leanne
    October 26, 2017 / 8:33 pm

    Personally I have never heard of this until now, this seems like a very good idea! Being a new parent is hard and tiring.
    I love how it dims, how it looks so adorable!!

  60. Amy Denney
    October 27, 2017 / 2:31 pm

    My little one would love this in her room for her night light

  61. gemma hendry
    October 27, 2017 / 4:30 pm

    these look great id love to win

  62. nolene oneill
    October 27, 2017 / 9:54 pm

    Cute little bed time light!

  63. Rebecca Powell
    October 28, 2017 / 9:31 am

    My daughter would love this

  64. Stevie
    October 28, 2017 / 10:20 am

    I’d love one of these for my nephew who has just gone 1.

  65. debbie Jayne
    October 28, 2017 / 2:55 pm

    I love these – think I need one for myself nevermind the kids 😉

  66. Gill Mitchell
    October 28, 2017 / 9:09 pm

    What a brilliant giveaway, fantastic for my little girl.

  67. Eve H Ogden
    October 28, 2017 / 9:34 pm

    Fantastic giveaway

  68. Catherine Powell
    October 28, 2017 / 11:01 pm

    The different settings and levels of light sound great. Fantastic Giveaway 🙂

  69. lorraine kirk
    October 29, 2017 / 9:51 am

    The bedbug idea is a really great design for kids.

  70. Hayley Todd
    October 29, 2017 / 10:12 am

    This fabulous BedBug is absolutely fabulous! It’s so cute and would really appeal to my daughters!

  71. October 29, 2017 / 12:11 pm

    Thanks for the chance, perfect for my daughter Ava x

  72. Tammy Neal
    October 29, 2017 / 1:00 pm

    Love this great prize xx

  73. Charlie Brunton
    October 29, 2017 / 1:39 pm

    Fab review! I really think my little niece would love a Bedbug, they’re fantastic!

  74. caroline tokes
    October 29, 2017 / 3:13 pm

    Love the idea of these my son would love 1 great review

  75. Kim Neville
    October 29, 2017 / 3:55 pm

    These look wonderful perfect for comforting kids

  76. Jodi Hill
    October 29, 2017 / 4:56 pm

    These look wonderful, perfect for my daughter who turns one on Halloween

  77. Gemma Thompson
    October 29, 2017 / 5:28 pm

    Would be perfect little night light.

  78. jackie grout
    October 29, 2017 / 6:32 pm

    Love it and so would my Granddaughter x

  79. Kate Davies
    October 29, 2017 / 6:33 pm

    Fab prize, thanks for the chance.

  80. Theresa Thomas
    October 29, 2017 / 7:36 pm

    I have a Lumie lamp for myself these look fantastic for my son

  81. Beryl Drake
    October 29, 2017 / 8:00 pm

    Great idea , gorgeous light

  82. Karen Scott
    October 29, 2017 / 8:51 pm

    So cute, what a great prize 🙂

  83. Tee Simpson
    October 29, 2017 / 9:21 pm

    Perfect for my youngest

  84. Sylvia Paul
    October 29, 2017 / 9:49 pm

    What a fab idea. My Nephew has just been transfered to a bed and its really unsettled him. This would be a huge comfort to him

  85. Natalie Crossan
    October 29, 2017 / 10:10 pm

    This is fantastic, my daughter could benefit thoroughly from this x

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