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3 Essential Lights To Have In Your Child's Bedroom

If you are getting your child's room ready for them, one thing that you need to consider is what kind of lighting you should purchase for the room. You want the lighting to function well and fulfill its purpose, you want it to make your child feel safe while in their room, and you also want it to be safe for your child to use. Because of this, it is important that you take the time to find and purchase the best lighting. This article will discuss 3 essential lights to have in your child's bedroom. 

Night Light With Light Sensor

Most children don't like being in complete darkness when they are in their room alone at night. To solve this issue, you can have a night light plugged into their wall outlet. However, rather than having a night light that you turn on and off manually, you can instead get one that has a light sensor in it. This sensor will allow the night light to turn on automatically as soon as your child's room is dark enough. This makes it nice for you because you don't have to remember to turn it on and off and it makes it safer for your child because they won't have to mess with the hot light bulb or the outlet itself. 

A Touch Lamp

Another great type of lighting is a touch lamp. This can go next to your child's bed and will give them some direct light to use for reading, drawing, writing, etc. However, the touch feature is extra special because it makes it both easy and safe for your child to turn the light on and off themselves. They can control the light by simply touching the top to turn it on and then touching it a second time to turn it off. They once again won't have to mess with a hot light, which can give you a lot of peace of mind. 

Dimming Lights 

Lastly, adding lights that have a dimming feature to your child's room can be great for getting them to sleep at night and to wake up in the mornings. You can dim the lights when it is time for them to settle down and go to bed because this will help them realize that it is time for bed. You can also turn the dim lights on first thing in the morning when you are waking your child up. This stops the bright lights from shining in their eyes first thing in the morning.