Jump to content

childrens summer sleepwear
Any recomendations?


  • Please log in to reply
13 replies to this topic

#1 Anyway...

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:19 AM

Hi all,

Where can I get nice summer sleepwear for a reasonable price? I found some nice ones but I'm sorry $40 for pajamas is ridiculous IMO.

So any hints on where I can get some nice ones?

TIA

Edited by *Hayley, 16 November 2012 - 08:25 AM.


#2 spottydog

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:26 AM

We have in the past spent $30 on one pair from Myer for DD.

This year i got her a pair from Kmart, never again, she was sweating and i think it was the crap material.

We then got her target PJs, two pairs for $20 and a single pair on sale for $11, perfect for three pairs of PJS, just wished that i could mix and match the top and bottoms as i have a tall girl who doesnt fit in tees that match the size pants.

spotty.

#3 F.E.B.E

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:27 AM

Cotton on usually has nice cotton sleepwear but it is usually a form-fitting style.

I like fresh, loose cotton for summer PJs so will be watching this thread with interest.

#4 mombasa

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:30 AM

I like Target PJs for my girls.

#5 Frau

Posted 16 November 2012 - 03:38 PM

Recently DJ's had racks of last season sleepwear that was on sale. A lot of the Mini ZZZ brand

#6 More than a Mother

Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:50 PM

I cut down last years winter pj's for my boy. So turn the bottoms into shorts, and long sleeved into short sleeved.

#7 Gumbette

Posted 16 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

Snugglebum.com.au - always good 100% cotton stuff on sale.

#8 Domestic Goddess

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:09 PM

How old are your children? In summer time when DS was a baby, I had him in just a cloth nappy and a singlet because it would be too hot otherwise.
Now I have him in a pair of nice satin boxers and a singlet.

You can find some nice matching boxers and singlets at Best and Less, Big W, target, etc.
Ebay sometimes has got some sellers selling good kids clothing as well.

Also, this Tuesday is going to be "click frenzy" day. From 7am to 7pm, over 150 retailers are slashing their prices online by 50% or more. Keep an eye out. www.clickfrenzy.com.au

#9 Farmgal

Posted 16 November 2012 - 05:25 PM

I was looking for cotton pjs for my four year old boys. The polyester/cotton mix from Best and Less etc and the polyester boxer shorts are just too hot.

I found cotton ones in DJs but they were too expensive.
So, I have decided to buy a pattern and make the shorts and just use a cotton tshirt for the top. The pattern is 10 dollars and then I can make whatever colour I like. The pattern also does long pants for winter pjs too.

#10 dae-gu

Posted 16 November 2012 - 07:19 PM

We love the cotton Gymboree pjs - but you have to buy ahead due to the season differences. I usually pick them up for $10 a pr - and they last thru both my boys:)
Gap do nice ones too - try ebay (US).

#11 adl

Posted 16 November 2012 - 08:19 PM

I found plain cotton at Best & Less but it was a country store not one in Sydney???

I agree its very hard but I have found boys one at Baby Gap online at the kids warehouse websites for under $20 and Paul Frank as well....I have to search though, I don't like cotton/ poly mix either....



#12 lucy-lu

Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:38 AM

Brands exclusive have some nice ones for sale, however you need to be a member, starting from $16 for singlet and short for girls

#13 lucy-lu

Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:39 AM

Brands exclusive have some nice ones for sale, however you need to be a member, starting from $16 for singlet and short for girls

#14 RainyDays

Posted 17 November 2012 - 06:55 AM

I like Sprout PJs from Myer for the 1 year old.
Target for the 4 year old - PJs are my exception to the 'no licenced characters' rule.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

How dare anyone accuse a mum of 'milking' a miscarriage

A heartless comment from a stranger shocked the already devastated radio host Em Rusciano.

How breast milk can help relieve your baby's teething pain

Try one mum's simple parenting hack to ease your baby's discomfort.

Top 10 common health myths busted

To help combat the misinformation and spread good health, here are the most common health myths compared to fact.

How to make flying with a toddler more bearable

After almost three years of living in Canada, it was time to pack our bags, bundle up our three children (including our two and a half year old Toddler) and pray to the heavens above, before flying to Aussie Land to see our family and friends.

Breastfeeding may help with caesarean pain, says new study

Breastfeeding after a caesarean section may help manage persistent pain, finds new research on the post-birth experience of new mothers.

Recall notice: fourth cot recalled in less than one month

A recall notice has been issued for yet another cot sold in Australia -the White New Zealand Pine 3-in-1 Baby Sleigh Cot Bed with Drawers.

A baby girl, a baffling disease - and the only way to help her is to hurt her

Every morning, Kevin Federici pulls on a head lamp, sterilises a sewing needle and prepares to prick his baby girl all over her tiny body.

If you make your own baby food you'll love this Instagram account

Tired of making carrot purée? Take a look at this mum's homemade baby food creations.

The unique baby names literally no one is choosing

After a unique baby name for your little one? Here are the monikers no one chose in 2016.

'It's such a boost': mum receives 'thanks for breastfeeding in public' card

It was the boost one mum needed at just the right time.

Sharing makes young children happy - just don't force them

There are many emotional benefits to sharing, but only if it's voluntary.

5 ways to a healthy pregnancy

An easy pregnancy that results in a healthy baby: that's the dream.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.