Sunday, September 18, 2011

Mompact Review & GIVEAWAY: Twooth Timer

Motherhood leaves women with all sorts of new worries, jobs, and roles. In addition to caring for your children, taking care of the big things (like feeding, nurturing, etc.), and being their biggest cheerleader, moms also have to worry about the little, day-to-day things. Many of these things are much bigger, because they can help our children develop lifelong habits. Fortunately, other moms have got your back! Mom inventors have created many wonderful things to help moms with all sorts of tasks, problems, etc. that come as part of the job.

Today I am thrilled to share the Twooth Timer with you!

The what?

The Twooth Timer! In short, it's a 2-minute timer that helps ensure your kids brush their teeth long enough for maximum health! It's cute and fun to use, and can help your children develop a healthy habit that will last a lifetime!

From the company's Web site:
Experts recommend brushing your teeth for two minutes. A recent study found young adults spent less than 35 seconds brushing their teeth.
New research is that finding heart disease and strokes, as well as diabetes and respiratory disease, may be linked to gum disease. Consider your mouth as a doorway to your body. Plaque is a colorless film of bacteria that sticks to teeth and if not properly removed, can lead to gum disease. The bacteria associated with gum disease can enter your bloodstream and travel throughout your body. Good oral hygiene is the best prevention.
Healthy habits begin early and our award-winning, mom-invented products are designed to help children achieve good dental health and have fun doing it! Recommended by dentists and dental hygienists for a lifetime of healthy smiles!

Look at that timer! Isn't it cute? Here are some more facts:
  • Convenient size - 3¼" H x 2¾" W x 2½" D
  • No batteries needed
  • Helps reduce dental bills by improving dental hygiene
  • Works with all types of toothbrushes - manual and electric
  • Easy to use! Simply turn the top to the 2 and begin brushing. Stop when the bell rings.

My Thoughts: I gotta tell ya, I love this little device! I first heard about it in a survey with QuestionMoms, and was thrilled when this was one of the products available as part of the Mompact Blog Hop event!

My kids have been using this for a few weeks now, and it does its job. My oldest, who is 8, will not brush without it now! She loves it. I don't have to be there – she goes up to brush her teeth, starts the timer on her own, and brushes until it rings! We haven't been to the dentist yet since it arrived, but I look forward to her telling him about it. I think he'll be proud of her!

Now, did I mention how cute it is? It's bigger than I thought it'd be, but I like it. It stands out on our (regularly cluttered) bathroom counter, which means it doesn't get forgotten. Plus, it's sturdy. I know for a fact, because it's been dropped at least a couple of times ...

I only have one teeny tiny complaint, and it really is small. The timer, when it rings, is loud. It sounds like a kitchen timer (which is how I know for sure my daughter's using it, because I can hear it from downstairs), and is probably just as loud as one. Because of that, my younger two (5 and 3 years old) aren't big fans of it. The ringing apparently is a bit loud for their sensitive hearing – or something. BUT, I like it loud because – as I just mentioned – I can hear it ring when I'm downstairs, so I know it's getting used. I suspect that as the other two get older, they will come around and start using it, too.

The Final Word: Wonderful product that is sure to help your kids develop healthy habits, and hopefully keep those habits for life!

More Information: You can find out more about the Twooth Timer and the company at the following links.

One lucky winner will receive a Twooth Timer prize pack, which includes 1 TwoothTimer and some Toothy T Temporary Tattoos (great to use as part of a reward system)!

How to enter: Simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below. Detailed instructions and links (where needed) are provided with each step. ***Comments on this post do NOT count as entries!***

  • Enter your name and valid e-mail address
Extra entries:
Terms & Conditions: Giveaway ends at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2011.
Entry is open to those in the U.S. and Canada.
Winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter once the giveaway has ended.

Disclosure: This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter, or any other outside Web sites, nor is this promotion affiliated with these companies in any way. This is a Mompact sponsored event and the opinions and ideas on the product presented are entirely my own.

This post is part of the Mompact Blog Hop GIVEAWAY event, which includes a total of 122 blogs – and prizes to win on each! After you enter my giveaway, make sure to visit the next blog on the list:

***Disclaimer: I did not receive any compensation for this post. Any products reviewed were either sent to me free of charge in exchange for my honest opinions, or they were purchased by me and I just wanna share.***

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