We had a rough week last week. Bronchitis, the stomach flu, and dad was out of town. We were all exhausted and I even found myself with a bit of insomnia, even though I was so tired all I wanted to do was sleep. So the package we received from Marpac couldn’t have had better timing!
Inside the package was a very simple sound conditioner called a Dohm-NSF. I opened it up to find a dome shaped small appliance. Plug it in and it emits the most soothing white noise. No ocean or bird sounds, just wonderful soft sound that instantly helps you relax. I was really amazed at how just hearing it for a few minutes made you feel like unwinding and changed my mindset.
Now, I have long been a fan of sound machines–at one point in time, I even slept with a humidifier to give some white noise to help soothe me to sleep. Quiet is not something that I can sleep to! But, I really thought that just soft white noise was something that wouldn’t be enough to lull me to sleep. I thought loud and some sort of specific sound would do the trick. I was wrong! The dohm was able to get me to sleep quickly, even after nothing else worked this past week. Ahh..the sweet relief of a good night’s sleep was heavenly!
My son, who doesn’t love the sound of birds chirping in the night, heard my new sound machine and the next thing I knew, it was in his room. He loves the dohm! It now belongs to him because he is a growing boy and needs as much sleep as possible! It looks like purchasing a new dohm is in my future for my bedroom!
I really like the simplistic design of the machine, it is white with a silver circle on top, with a light gray switch to adjust the sound and turn the machine on. Works great and easy to use. But, if you like a snazzier design, you are in luck, as you can create or pick a skin for the machine online through their website. I also really like the price point being about $55, as it is a fraction of the cost of other sound machines I have purchased. You can also feel good knowing that the machine is made in the USA and is the official sound conditioner of the National Sleep Foundation! I highly recommend picking one up for yourself! You can purchase one through their website or through Amazon, and places like Target and Walmart.
I am very excited to offer one lucky reader the chance to win their very own Dohm-NSF sound conditioner! To enter, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with Dohm in the subject line or leave a comment below telling me your favorite way to relax before going to bed. Please like The Mommy Avenger on facebook and twitter for an additional entry (but leave a comment telling me you did!). Winner will be selected on or about March 31, 2014 by random via qualified entries and notified by email at that time. Open to US residents only.
*I received this product to facilitate a review, all opinions are my own.