Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Review and giveaway (closed): KidSwitch



Congrats to my winner: Living Hip Today 


A few weeks ago my 3-year-old son, Ethan, learned how to turn the light on and off in his bedroom. Initially I was happy about this, because I'm all for independence.  But then it dawned on me that he was too short to reach the light switch and I went into his room to check it out. And there I discovered that he had turned his flimsy plastic shape sorter box upside down, propped it on the floor near the switch, and was using it for a stepstool.  Yeah, not good.



So, when I saw a review opportunity come up for the KidSwitch, I applied immediately. This is another simple, but brilliant device that makes life with little ones so much easier.  The KidSwitch is a plastic light switch extension that you attach to your light switch so that your child can easily reach it and turn the lights on and off.  It's made of nice, thick plastic, so it'll stand up to your little one's use of it. The thickness of the plastic also makes it as easy to push up and turn the lights on as it is to pull down to turn the lights off. And it even glows in the dark! The KidSwitch came with small screws for attaching it to the light plate, and installation only took my husband a few minutes.

Ethan (all ready for a bike ride) turning the lights on and off

The KidSwitch has won tons of awards, and I can see why. Kids want to do things for themselves, and they will find a way to do it.  Anything that can help them be independent and keep them safe at the same time is a great invention!  I need to get another KidSwitch for my bathroom light so that Ethan can turn that light on and off himself too! We received the KidSwitch that works on standard light switches, but you can also get a KidSwitch for the thicker, Decora light switches if that's what you have in your home.

I have good news! In my package, I was sent a second KidSwitch to share with one of you! Open to US mailing addresses only, please.

Mandatory entry (must be done for extra entries to count):
Just let me know why you want to win this!

Extra entries (please leave a separate comment for each one that you do):
1. Follow me publicly with Google Friend Connect
2. "Like" me on Facebook
3. Follow me on Twitter and tweet this:  @gabreviews is giving away a great kid accessory- the KidSwitch!  Visit http://bit.ly/fsG5zs to enter. #giveaway
You can tweet this once per day- just leave a separate comment with link each time that you tweet.
4. Enter any of my other currently ongoing giveaways- leave a separate comment for each one that you enter!
5. Put my button (code on the right side of this page) up on your blog and let me know where I can find it!
6. Like KidSwitch on Facebook

Giveaway will close at 9PM Pacific time on January 18, 2011. I'll choose a winner with random.org and will email that person who will then have 48 hours to respond.  Good luck!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com and sponsored by KidSwitch. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Tomoson Product review & giveaway Disclosure.

41 comments:

Beau said...

i want to win b/c my 3 year old is obsessed with turning the lights on and off all by himself and i have to lift him in order for him to do it. and its killing my back. so please let me win, LOL!

kathleenkmccoy at hotmail dot com

Beau said...

i follow on GFC

Beau said...

i entered the Happy Holiday Gift Pack

Melissa Jackson said...

I would love to win this for my son! It would be perfect for his room!

Email: melissajackson07@gmail.com

Melissa Jackson said...

I follow you publicly via GFC.

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Melissa Jackson said...

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Melissa Jackson said...

I follow you on Twitter, and tweeted. (@melissajackson0)

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Melissa Jackson said...

I have your button!

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Marci J said...

that's awesome - would be a great baby shower gift to have on hand

namelesschaos said...

I'd like to win this because I have a young niece this would be good for.

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moushka said...

I want to win because it is a great tool!

moushka said...

Public Follower!

moushka said...

Facebook Friend!

Danelle said...

This would really come in handy with both not making mommy turn on or off the light at the same moment I stick my hands in dish water. And maybe it would keep the lil fingerprints off the walls a bit more from the not having to jump up and down.

danellejohns at gmail dot com

Danelle said...

I follow you publicly via GFC-DanelleJohnson

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Danelle said...

I follow/like you on FB-DanelleJohns danellejohns at gmail dot com

Danelle said...

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Katy said...

I'd love to have my daughter try this out!

Katy said...

I follow with GFC

sweetpea08 said...

I want to win because my son is always climbing on things to try and turn off and on his lights...and that's dangerous so this would really help out!
rachel_demille at yahoo dot com

RaettigFamily said...

I have twin boys and this would be perfect for them as they get older!

RaettigFamily said...

I follow you via gfc

Living Hip Today said...

I'd love to win this for my son.. I'm already trying to prepare for the toddler years!
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Living Hip Today said...

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Living Hip Today said...

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Living Hip Today said...

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Living Hip Today said...

I like KS on FB
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Amanda T said...

I would like to win this becuase my cousin has a 3 year old this would be perfect for!

aaron_amanda(at)live(dot)com

Living Hip Today said...

tweet
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deanna said...

Want to win for my short nieces and nephews...bless their hearts
deannalw47 AT hotmail DOT com
xoxoxo

Living Hip Today said...

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Tylerpants said...

This would be nice for my son, I think it'll build his self confidence if he can turn the lights on/off all by himself! tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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