Chelsea Kaplan’s Musings About Life... After Birth
Posted by Chelsea on February 06, 2008
The baby care geniuses at Johnson’s have come out with two cool new products you’ve got to check out: Bedtime Toddler Wash and the Bedtime Easy-Grip Sudzing Bar ($3.49 each, available wherever Johnson’s products are sold).
Both are formulated with “naturalcalm”, which the company describes as “a unique blend of patent pending essences that has been tested and proven to have relaxing properties”. “Proven?,” you might ask. “How?” (and I might add, “And if they work, can I use it on my kid 5 times per day?). Apparently, the Johnson’s folks clinically tested the products in a before-bed routine created by a leading pediatric sleep expert. The result: the routine that included these products helped babies and toddlers fall asleep easier and sleep through the night better.
Sold? Grab some for yourself at your nearest drugstore or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell me about the last time your kid needed a chill pill, including your name, address and child’s age. The 15 most frazzled moms will win a set of these two products!
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