Cloud b: Twinkling Firefly Frog {Review & Giveaway}

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By Contributor Allison Baltzersen

Our almost-3 year old is a GREAT sleeper. Once zonked for the night, it takes a Mardi Gras parade to wake her.  It’s getting her to sleep in the first place that has always been the challenge.  Since she was born, I have held and rocked her to sleep each night, a ritual I cherish,  but my husband and I agree it’s time  she starts learning how to sleep more independently.  Recently, we tried using one of those stuffed creatures (who shall remain nameless) that shines lights on the ceiling. These may work great for other children but instead of it lulling her to sleep, we heard LOTS of button clicking through her bedroom door as she was circling through the menu of light colors.

Just when we were ready to write off light-up bedtime creatures altogether, we received this Twinkling Firefly Frog to test.  What we noticed immediately is that the cricket chirps and the slowly twinkling lights make you reeeeeeaaaaaallllyyyyy sleepy.  Within minutes of watching the lights twinkle to the soothing song and cricket chirps, our daughter’s eyes glazed over and she was fast asleep.  Instant success.  Between you and me, I wouldn’t mind having the frog chirp and twinkle next to MY bed to lull me to sleep, too.

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So what makes the Twinkling Firefly Frog different from the other light-up bedtime creatures on the market?  A biggie is that it is entirely cuddly like a stuffed animal – no hard plastic pieces or clicking buttons – so you can actually fall asleep holding it.  And secondly, the twinkling lights inside give off a soft glow, unlike competing products that have blindingly bright LED bulbs that shouldn’t be looked at directly.

The Firefly Frog features:

  • A soft light twinkling in the belly
  • Two soothing tunes including night cricket sounds
  • Automatic stop button
  • A history booklet
  • A certificate of adoption

The MSRP is $39.99 and the Twinkling Firefly Frog is available now in independent toy, gift and baby stores across Canada.  Website: www.cloudb.com/canada

WIN IT

One lucky Canadian reader will have a chance to WIN a Twinkling Firefly Frog. Enter below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck!

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Disclosure: I received a sample of a product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided and all views and opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.

Allison Baltzersen is a mother of two baby girls and blogs about her bumblings through green parenting over at Funny Shade of Green.

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108 responses to “Cloud b: Twinkling Firefly Frog {Review & Giveaway}”

  1. this would be great for the little ones, make them more relaxed at bedtime

  2. My bff is expecting her first and I’d love to give this to them.

  3. My youngest would love this and would help comfort him at night

  4. I’d love to win this for my grandkids; I’m sure it would add some security to the bed time experience

  5. for my baby

  6. I would love to win it for my sister’s son.

  7. My little girl would adore this. We currently co sleep, trying to transition into her own bed, the firefly frog would definitely help!

  8. my grandson LOVES frogs and is afraid of the dark, so this would be PERFECT for him! 🙂

  9. I would love to win this for my toddler because she doesn’t have a nightlight, and she loves frogs!

  10. I know just the little boy who would LOVE this to death. Not only would it illuminate his room at night and the cuddly froggie would make like he is not alone and ward off any “evil imaginary spirits and things that go bump in the night”.

  11. My daughter is 20 months and has just started requesting to bring random toys into her crib at night ( many of which are not cuddly I.e tea cups and books) this frog would make a nice soft and cuddly crib buddy for her.

  12. My daughter would love this, she is obsessed with frogs right now!

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  13. I’d Like To Win This For My Nephew!

  14. I have a nephew who would lov ethis, its sweet and soft and the glow its just enough to fall a sleep too

  15. To help my son stay in his room to sleep!

  16. i would love it for my baby girl due in september

  17. We’ve just started sleep training my daughter… something like this might help her drift off as she learns to put herself to sleep.

  18. my daughter has a hard time staying in bed,…I think this would help for sure|!!!

  19. My son would love this! Maybe it would help him sleep.

  20. I would love to win this for my son. I’m hoping a little light buddy will help him sleep better.

  21. For my new niece this would be fab not only for but any young child. Adorable. Cheers thanks for the chance..

  22. I would love to win this to give to my new nephew!! It is so cute!

  23. I think it would make the perfect gift for my niece.

  24. i would love this for my daughter.
    she is still afraid of the dark!

  25. I would love to win this for my Grandaughter who is scared of monsters in her closet!

  26. My daughter likes to sleep with music and lights, so she would love this!

  27. I’d love to win this for my toddler. I think he’d really love it.

  28. I would love to win him for my newest nephew Johnathan 😀

  29. I have 2 new nieces and a nephew this would be perfect for and I think they are adorable!

  30. I have two Greatgrandsons under a year old and I would love to win it for one of them.

  31. My youngest daughter would love this

  32. I love to win this for my son. He loves frogs.

  33. My little guys would love this!

  34. I would love to gift this for my granddaughter, she would love this so much!!

  35. I would love to give this to my nephew, who has trouble sleeping.
    I think he would love the soft plush glow 🙂

  36. I would love to give this to my grand-daughter. I think it would help her settle down to sleep easier.

  37. GREAT AT BEDTIME

  38. It’s so cute and my son would love that it lights up.

  39. My daughter would love this at bed time!

  40. My 1 year old great granddaughter would love this stuffy to snuggle with.

  41. It would be great for my daughter. I like her bedroom door closed to keep out mosquitoes, but she doesn’t like the dark.

  42. my 3.5 year old wakes multiple times a night – perhaps this would help!!

  43. My daughter is scared of the dark, and I think this would be just what she needs to sleep in her own bed!

  44. for my nephew! He would love it and hates to sleep in the dark!

  45. My son is in love with the frog….he adores frogs.

  46. OMG. I can’t afford to buy my nierce’s coming birthday. This would be great.

  47. Would love tom win it for my niece because she loves frogs,

  48. I would love to win this for my little cousin because she loves froggies!

  49. I think the Twinkling Firefly Frog would be a great addition to my daughter’s room. I think it will give her comfort when trying to fall asleep at night. Plus it is really cute.

  50. Would be perfect for my four month old son!

  51. I would love to win because this would help calm the baby

  52. My 5 year suffers from severe anxiety. The only thing that calms him is lights and music. I would love to win this for him 🙂

  53. I’d win this for my niece

  54. for my granddaughter

  55. my nephew would love this

  56. I would love a twinkling cloud b for my girlfriend’s new baby.

  57. I would love to win because my youngest daughter would love him.
    thanks

  58. i would love one of these for my baby girl

  59. I’d love to win one for my son because his daycare has one and it’s his favourite at nap time!

  60. Would be great for my youngest guy(2) finally learning to fall asleep and stay asleep most nights;) great Blog

  61. My son would love this!

  62. This would be great for our son in his room!

  63. I would love to win this for my son! We love Cloud B products!

  64. My 21 month old won’t sleep on his own. I hope he will find this comforting and help him fall asleep.

  65. My son would love this!

  66. my son loves his twilight turtle

  67. I think this is a soft,gentle way for little ones to drift off to sleep.

  68. I would love to win this so I could give it to my son as a surprise!

  69. I think this critter would be perfect for transitioning my almost four year old to her own bed! Mommy needs some space:)

  70. What a wonderful gift this would make for a friend who is expecting his first baby in one month.

  71. My daughter loves her light up nighttime toys and we are down to our last one for the very same reasons you listed!

  72. It would make a great baby gift for my new little neice/nephew coming!

  73. looks so cute

  74. My granddaughter would love this at sleepy time ………..

  75. I would love to win this for my niece!

  76. I would love to win this and gift it to my nieces little one

  77. My daughter would love it.

  78. Love to win this for my son. He would love it at bedtime.

  79. I’d love to win this for my grandchildren.

  80. this would help my great nephew to go to sleep and give the room the right amount of light needed as he will feel comfortable to go to sleep

  81. I want to win because I think my daughters would sleep better with this Frog

  82. My god daughter is into frogs. Her favourite,thing right now, she would love,this,adorable frog

  83. I would like to win a Twinkling Firefly Frog for my new grandson.

  84. My friend just became a first time grandma and this would be well received!

  85. I would like to win this for my granddaughter for her bedroom.

  86. I think my son needs this!

  87. i would give this to my god son

  88. This would be awesome for my young niece.

  89. i like that it is more like a stuffed animal – no hard plastic pieces or clicking buttons . the child can cuddle it and fall asleep!

  90. To gift it

  91. I have a niece that would love this !

  92. new babies coming in the family – sibling need something special. this is it. thanks

  93. Would make a great gift for my friend who is expecting

  94. i would love to win this for my daughter. she loves her turtle stars. i think she would love this too!

  95. Would love to have on hand for our little one

  96. My daughter is afraid of the dark, this would really help her.

  97. This little guy would be perfect for my soon to be grandbaby! How nice would it be to wake up to the cute Twinkling Firefly Frog!

  98. When we first saw our little baby boy at our ultrasound, he was jumping up and down like a little frog, and so his nickname has been my little Frog Prince! (He still jumps like a frog at nine months pregnant now!) I would LOVE to win this perfect little frog for my perfect little frog prince ~ thanks for the opportunity!

  99. This looks like a great toy.

  100. This would be a great gift for my niece or nephew or a baby shower gift!

  101. I’d love to win this for my daughter, she would love it in her room!

  102. Would love on for my grandson.

  103. my niece would love this

  104. My granddaughter hates the dark, so this would be a great comfort for her!

  105. I would like to win the Twinkling Firefly Frog for my new grandson who is due in August – so excited!

  106. Such a cute gift for an upcoming birth. Niece or nephew – would be great for either.

  107. I am going to have my first grandchild soon and I would love to help my daughte-in-law plan her room! I think she would love this and so would the baby!

  108. would to have something other than a nightlight in my LO’s room!

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