‘Mum, I want the sunshine on!’
It is a sentence that rings out throughout Canberra households day by day. However contemplate this: we practice our youngsters to make use of the bathroom on their very own, solely to have to show the toilet gentle off for them as soon as the flushing is full.
There’s room for innovation there – and Canberra twins Peta and Melanie Stamell, 35, are throughout it.
The sisters, who each have dwarfism and thus “have issues that plenty of younger youngsters have, simply on account of dimension”, have invented a product known as The Toggler that enables youngsters to activate their very own bed room and loo lights. Easy. And but, there’s nothing in the marketplace prefer it.
The Toggler is only one of three merchandise the Stamells are engaged on underneath umbrella firm Little Merchandise: ‘making stunning units that give youngsters larger independence in areas constructed for larger folks’.