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Sleeping in the dark.... A revelation!
Gro Anywhere Blackout Blind
Member Name: carlz2001uk
Gro Anywhere Blackout Blind
Advantages: Provides a perfect sleeping environment for young children, fits any window (up to 130 x 200)
Disadvantages: None for me
We travel quite a lot, and as my children have black out blinds in their bedrooms they often struggle to fall asleep in new surroundings especially when light spills through curtains. Most good hotels do have curtains or blinds which black out, but we have stayed in the occasional one where this hasn't been the case and the children have struggled to sleep as a consequence.
I didn't really intend to buy anything to help with this for when we travelled, but mainly because I didn't realise there was anything on the market that would help. It wasn't until reading a review that I realised there was actually something we could buy and I purchased one the same day. It has taken a few weeks before we could actually use it, but when we recently went away for the night with the children we popped it in the car just in case. Low and behold, we actually needed one!
The Gro Anywhere blind is just what it sounds like, a travel black out blind. It adapts to fit any sized window up to a maximum of 130cm x 200cm. It does fit smaller windows too, so it is adaptable to your needs. The travel bag that it comes in is handy and perfect for travelling.
To fit the blind, you simply 'sucker' it to the window with the suction cups, and that's it! To remove it it's just as easy, and the only thing you might need to do depending on where you are, is clean the suction marks from the glass. It creates the perfect sleeping environment for young children in a new environment, and I only wish we had discovered this item when the children were younger, it would have been a life saver when the children were babies. Ideal for creating a night time environment, even when it's not night-time, we could have used this when the children were desperate for an afternoon nap but determined not to sleep. It would have also been useful when we travelled across time zones and the children's sleeping habits were turned upside down.
At £29.99 RRP, it isn't the cheapest, however the value gained from this product for parents in need of sleep is invaluable! We managed to pick up this blind from Amazon £10 cheaper than the RRP, but I would have been happy to pay £29.99 for this item. I cannot recommend this product enough for parents of young children, especially for families that regularly stay away from home in the summer months. It also comes in handy when my girls occasionally stay with family who do not have black out blinds or curtains in their spare rooms.
An excellent product.
Summary: 5 stars
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