Oct 112011

Sometimes children get into a habit and you wish you could reverse what you did, like when I gave them a drink of water during the night a weeks ago. Ever since that night they ask for a cup of water next to their bed, and no matter how many times I say they don’t need it they insist on it. Unfortunately this midnight drink has been causing us some troubles, the first issue is that they can’t really find it in the dark and the second issue is that when they do find it they spill water everywhere, when they drink but also as they try and put it away without light to show them the bedside table. You can imagine my excitement when Suki from Sukimama told me about the Litecup and all my problems now belong to the past.

Litecup ($18), available in 7 colours

The Litecup is, wait for it, a cup and light in one. The cup features a light-up base that gives the cup a warm glow at night so it is very easy to find (and put back) and it even has an automatic sensor which means the light switches on when it’s dark and off when light. The BPA free, dishwasher safe Litecups are cleverly designed with a non-spill lid and a unique 360º easy flow seal, so you can drink from any angle without making a mess.

In store I also spotted the Dimples Sleepsac, available in a Merino wool/cotton blend design ($139.95, 0-2 and 2-4) for autumn, winter and spring and a cool organic cotton design ($109.95, 0-2) for the warm summer months. What really makes the Sleepsac stand out from the crowd is the way it converts from sleepingbag to jumpsuit. Toddlers can stay warm as if they were in a sleeping bag but they can stand up and walk too, more/longer wear for your money and an easy transition!

Bobux i-Walk Sneaker

Very high on my wishlist are these Bobux shoes for my youngest daughter, by the time summer comes around she should be ready for the Bobux i-Walks and hopefully by then I have also made up my mind between the pink and navy Mary Jane shoe. I-walks ($64.95, 21-24) are made of high quality eco leather and feature a fully flexible anti-slip sole, they are perfect for active toddlers and the ideal next step after soft soled baby shoes.

To find out more about Sukimama, to browse the range and place an order online visit www.sukimama.com.au.

For your chance to win one of two Litecups (winner’s choice of colour, subject to availability) visit www.sukimama.com.au and answer the following question: Aside from the items featured above, which product in store do you really like and why?

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