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Our annual Memorial Day SALE was so popular, we decided to extend the SALE.  My Baby Pajamas is still offering 20% off your entire order today and tomorrow!!!  Everything is on sale.   We have baby pajamas, baby footie pajamas, kids pajamas, girls nightgowns and much more.   Be sure to check back with us also because we should be receiving more Claesen’s today.   Which means more boys boxers and girls nightgowns.

Pajamas on SALE

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Memorial Day Pajama SALE

Memorial Day Pajama SALE

My Baby Pajamas is having our Annual Memorial Day Pajama SALE.   Enjoy 20% off your entire order, including sale pajamas.   Also, FREE SHIPPING for orders $45.00 and over.  Shop early because this SALE ends Monday, May 30 at midnight EST.

Use code MEM20 at view cart before checkout to receive the 20% off.

 

Footie pajamas have been a popular Christmas gift for decades. There’s just something about them that harkens to childhood. They evoke memories of carefree days and conjure up feelings of comfort and security. It’s no wonder that they top the list of popular holiday gifts, even for grown-ups!

PJ’s themselves date back to at least the 17th century. Numerous cultures have claimed responsibility for their “invention.” In fact, night clothes have been around for thousands of years in some form or another. After all, everyone needs something to wear to bed, and wearing one’s good clothing for sleeping has never been practical.

Pajamas as we know them today probably originated in Persia in the 1600’s. Prior to this, night clothes were mainly utilitarian and functional rather than fashionable. Persians were known for their fine taste in fabrics and garments. It’s little surprise that they were probably the first culture to apply fashion concepts to night wear.

They soon became popular, first in Britain and then in other developed countries like the United States. A typical man’s garment for sleeping consisted of loose fitting pants and a matching, loose-fitting top. This style is still highly popular today, both with men and women as well as children.

Over the years, the night-time garment branched out in many directions. Nightgowns became popular with women, and at times during history even men wore “night dresses.” Today, of course, consumers can find shorts, t-shirts and tank-top style PJ’s in addition to the traditional pants-and-shirt styles.

Footie pajamas were born in the late 1800’s. They were originally designed and marketed as sleepwear for babies. They were sometimes referred to as “blanket sleepers.” This is because they were intended to provide babies with the comfort and warmth of a blanket.

They were (and still are) much safer for babies than blankets for sleep time. It’s a well-known fact among parents that blankets and babies are a bad mix. Blankets can lead to strangulation and suffocation accidents and possibly result in infant death. At best, they rarely stay on baby for more than a few hours.

Footie pajamas solved the problem of keeping infants warm at night without posing the hazards of a blanket. They are still recommended today for infants and babies, not just for sleeping but for daywear as well.

Footie pajamas soon became so endeared that companies began to manufacture them for older children too. Eventually even adults could purchase them. Few things offer the level of both physical and emotional night time comfort than a pair of footie pajamas.

Infant footed PJ’s are hot sellers year-round.  However, Christmas is the biggest time of year for retailers of footie pajamas for kids and adults. Kids Christmas pajamas in footed varieties top wish lists when it comes to nightwear. In fact, kids Christmas pajamas of all different styles (footed or otherwise) are always popular for holiday giving to children.

PJ’s make some of the best Christmas gifts because they are highly practical. Everyone needs them, because everyone wears them. That doesn’t mean that kids Christmas pajamas have to be utilitarian and boring.

If you’re buying for the children in your life, you can choose bright colors and unique and exclusive designs. Choosing something fun makes the gift memorable and exciting in addition to being practical.

Purchasing footie pajamas can sometimes be tricky. Footie pajamas (sleepers) for babies need to fit snugly but not tightly in order to ensure baby’s safety. If you are unsure about sizing, purchase a garment that’s on the large side so that baby can grow into them.

Older children can safely wear footie pajamas that are a little bit on the big side, especially if they are gathered at the ankle. The legs should not be so long that the foot-portion drags on the floor, though, as this can cause accidents.

By: Brian Greenberg

My Baby Pajamas will be receiving more inventory in our Claesen’s line.   We will be receiving boys boxers in the 2 pack and the loose boy boxers.  We will also be getting in stock more girls nightgowns.  Please be sure to check back with My Baby Pajamas at the end of the week.

Baby Sleep Advice

Baby Sleep Advice

Do you wish your baby or toddler would sleep better?  Is it a struggle to put your child to sleep every night? If so, we recommend going to Baby Sleep Advice to start solving your baby’s sleep problems today.

Baby Sleep Advise is a website that helps your baby sleep through the night and sleep well consistently,  discover newborn sleeping tips & avoid toddler sleep problems: effective down-to-earth infant sleep help from real-life experience + personalized expert sleep parenting advice.
My Baby Pajamas and Baby Sleep Advice have teamed up together to offer a Contest Giveaway.    We are offering a $30 Gift Certificate to My Baby Pajamas with the review of any baby product you have used to help your child sleep.   Here are all the details:       Which baby products do YOU love?  To be a valid entry to the contest giveaway, your review will be…

  • … about a baby product that is somehow related to sleep for a baby, toddler or young child, or … a parent. This can be broad and includes (but is not limited to): what helps baby sleep well, improves nursery and crib safety, creates a pleasant (cute) sleep environment, …. Reviews of online baby stores where you bought baby stuff are also welcome.
  • … a true and honest real-life experience. Sponsored or biassed reviews will not stand a chance
  • … describing the product as precisely as possible (brand, type, model), what you used it for, how it relates to your child’s sleep
  • …at least 200 words long.
  • … NOT necessarily positive. If you have had a poor experience with something, that is just as valuable for other parents to know!
  • … accompanied by your email address. This will not be published along with the review and I will only use it to send you your prize, nothing else.

Click here to Entry to win: http://www.baby-sleep-advice.com/contest-giveaway.html#validentry

Good Luck!!!

My Baby Pajamas is having a SALE!  For a limited time, My Baby Pajamas is offering 15% off your order.   Use code MAY15 at view cart before checkout to receive your 15% off.   Also, during the month of May, shipping is FREE if you spend $45 or more.

Enjoy shopping your favorite brands: Skivvydoodles, Claesen’s, Kicky Pants Bamboo Pajamas, Lazy One Pajamas, Sweet Peanut Pajamas, and much more.  SALE is a limited time offer.

Does your baby get cold at night even during the summer months?  A lot of babies do because the air conditioner is on all night.  Adults and older kids are comfortable because they can use blankets but babies do not use blankets to keep them warm.   Instead, the parents have to dress their baby warm at night and what better way than with a pair of baby footie pajamas.

My Baby Pajamas carries a large selection of baby pajamas.   Footie pajamas are a great choice year around for babies.  We have many different brands and all footie pajamas are 100% cotton or bamboo pajamas.   Polyester and fleece footie pajamas are just too hot for the summer months.  Cotton and bamboo are great options for those summer months.

Does your baby not like footie pajamas?  There are other options available for baby pajamas.    Kicky Pants bamboo pajamas offer different styles for pajamas.  Kicky Pants Bamboo pajamas have a  short sleeve and long pants for the summer months and they offer a coverall pajama too.  The coverall pajama has a drop seat for easy diaper checks 🙂  Also, At Home pajamas are a great idea if your baby does not like footie pajamas.   At Home Pajamas have great two piece pajama sets with long sleeve and pants.  At Home pajamas are 100% cotton and are made in the USA!

It doesn’t matter if your baby likes footie pajamas or pajama sets with no feet, just be sure to dress your baby comfortable to ensure a good nights sleep.  When baby sleeps, mom and dad sleep too. 🙂

It’s so hard to find pajamas that kids are comfortable in during the summer months.  For one reason, it’s hot outside and nobody likes their pajamas sticking to their body.    At My Baby Pajamas, we have several different brands of pajamas that carry kids summer pajamas.

Some of our Best Sellers are:

Claesen’s: Founded in Amsterdam in 1994, Claesen’s is now the best-selling underwear brand in Holland for men, women, children, and babies.  The philosophy behind the styling is “like mother, like daughter; like father, like son”, and we achieve our comfortable second skin fit with top-quality cottons and cotton-lycra fabrics, trademarked patterns, and durable flat-lock seaming. 

Lazy One Pajamas for kids and adults:  Humor is a funny thing and laughing can make you laugh.  That is their philosophy at Lazy One Pajamas.  By harnessing the power of funniness and fusing it with fabric and then sewing it into a wearable apparel item, we have created pajamas that are  funny.  100% cotton.

Skivvydoodles Pajamas: Skivvydoodles’ pajamas are 100% cotton sleepwear.  Skivvydoodles pajamas are comfy and will soften with each washing. The fit of pajamas by Skivvydoodles is loose and perfect for babies, toddlers and kids that are growing fast.  Skivvydoodles are flame resistant.

Kicky Pants Bamboo Pajamas: Kicky Pants Pajamas are incredibly soft and luxurious feeling.  Bamboo is an eco-friendly, sustainable crop that grows wild without the aid of fertilizers or pesticides.  Bamboo fabric is naturally antibacterial, antifungal and antistatic.  Bamboo absorbs water 3-4 times better than cotton, keeping skin comfortable, rather than sticky.  And, bamboo stays 2-3 degrees cooler in the hot weather and 2-3 degrees warmer in the cold weather.

Check out all our kids pajamas for summer HERE.

Claesen's Aqua/White Singlet and Boxer Set for Boys

Claesen's Aqua/White Singlet and Boxer Set for Boys

Claesen's Star Bandana Nightgown

Claesen's Star Bandana Nightgown

Finding cute and comfortable pajamas for tween girls can be hard.  But Lazy One Pajamas has made it easy for us.   Lazy One Pajamas offers a few different styles and prints for your tween girl.  This summer we have brought in a few prints of Lazy One best selling Tween short pajamas.   The Lazy One tween short pajamas are a boxer with a drawstring waist and a tank top.  They come in sizes 6 years to 12 years.  At My Baby Pajamas, we have four different prints to pick from.  Be sure to check for the matching flip flop slippers!

Lazy One Text Moose-Aging Tween Short Pajama Set

Lazy One Text Moose-Aging Tween Short Pajama Set

Lazy One Catching Some ZZZ's Short Pajama Set

Lazy One Catching Some ZZZ's Short Pajama Set

Lazy One Retro Moose Tween Short Pajama Set

Lazy One Retro Moose Tween Short Pajama Set

Kicky Pants Bamboo pajamas

Kicky Pants Bamboo Pajamas

Bamboo pajamas for kids are becoming so popular amongst moms.   Kicky Pants Bamboo pajamas has also become one of our top sellers.   We can not seem to keep them in stock.  With summer just around the corner, bamboo is the perfect fabric to put your baby or toddler in for summer pj’s.

Kicky Pants Pajamas are incredibly soft and luxurious feeling.  Bamboo is an eco-friendly, sustainable crop that grows wild without the aid of fertilizers or pesticides.  Bamboo fabric is naturally antibacterial, antifungal and antistatic.  Bamboo absorbs water 3-4 times better than cotton, keeping skin comfortable, rather than sticky.  And, bamboo stays 2-3 degrees cooler in the hot weather and 2-3 degrees warmer in the cold weather.

My Baby Pajamas has also brought in the Kicky Pants Coverall.   The Kicky Pants Bamboo Coveralls are made from 95% bamboo and 5% lycra.  Enjoy the print coveralls with our “drop down” butt that’s perfect for diaper checks!  Leg length is capri from 6-12 Months on up to keep active little ones from tripping.  We believe these coveralls will become a big hit with Moms everywhere.

We also have received a couple more prints of the Kicky Pants Bamboo Footie pajamas.   Be sure to check them out while supplies last!

About Me:

Hello and welcome! I am a 40 something year old mom of two boys, living in Scottsdale, AZ with my husband Al. I started My Baby Pajamas in 2007 and have watched it grow and mature. I love to blog but am not much of a writer per say. I am a avid runner and love to compete in races. I like my yoga HOT and love to hike with my family and our pit bull mix dog, Chance. My favorite time is hanging with my family and cooking homemade dinners and hearing about everyone's day while my husband and I enjoy a glass of wine.

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