I haven’t been a dad for long. In fact, it will be 4 months next Tuesday. I remember because not only was my first child born, but I haven’t slept since then…until recently when I discovered the Little Lamb Cradle ‘n Swing from Fisher-Price. Our adorable new baby boy just doesn’t want to sleep unless his mother or I are holding him, so I began a search for the perfect cradles and swings to lull our restless baby boy to sleep, and this is what I found:
Daddies Deals is a great baby site for dads, and it’s here that I found the solution to our sleepless nights. I purchased the Fisher-Price Cradle ‘N Swing, My Little Snugabunny. This particular model comes with many different plush critters but I liked the lambs for my son.
It did require some assembly but not too much, and it was easy to do. I was done within about 20 minutes. Once I had it put together, I put little Junior in the body pillow of the swing, set the swing for side to side, kicked on the cricket sounds, and along came the sandman. I can’t tell you how glad I was.
The Cradle ‘N Swing is one of the best swings for the money that I found on the market It’s lightweight and folds down for easy storage and travel (which is great for those weekly trips to Grandma’s house). The base is wide for stability at any of the available six speeds; either the side to side cradling or head to toe swinging. There are three seat positions, too; fully reclined for naps, to fully upright for playtime. Regarding safety, all the clips and hinges for adjustments are completely out of reach for baby.
The dome is mirrored so a baby can look at his or her reflection and gain self-awareness. Surrounding the mirror is an electronic mobile of plush baby lambs to entertain the baby as he drifts off to sleepy land. There are eight soothing songs and three nature sounds with complete volume control. The swing seat itself has a tray with two bead bars and a cute, tethered plush toy to help develop motor skills.
Had I known four months ago that the difference between sleeping and not sleeping was simply four D cell batteries, I would have bought the Fisher Price, Cradle ‘N Swing My Little Lamb a long time ago. All you dads out there struggling to get in a nap, check out my favorite baby site: Daddies Deals . I promise you’ll appreciate it. Since discovering how well our baby sleeps in his Cradle n’ Swing, I think Daddy will put a hammock in the back yard next summer.