Jump to content

How often do you have pajama days?


  • Please log in to reply
71 replies to this topic

#1 muminbusiness

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:00 AM

ph34r.gif

#2 antiskeptic87

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:02 AM

At the moment, maybe once every 3 months (two jobs and way too many family gatherings!)

Once this baby's born? I'm thinking it will be more like 'how often do you actually wear clothing that isn't meant for sleeping?'
wink.gif

#3 Seven of Nine

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:03 AM

I can't. I tried, but they just don't work for me...

#4 justbreathe

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:05 AM

Mainly Mondays. I need an extra day to recover from the weekend with DH and the kids.

#5 lozoodle

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:07 AM

Not often at the moment - fulltime work + busy weekends.

Some days I come home and put my pjs on though... at 3pm biggrin.gif

#6 Apageintime

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:10 AM

Any day I don't absolutely have to leave the house.

If I'm at home, I'm in my pjs.

#7 BadCat

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:12 AM

I don't have pj days because nobody really wants to see me trundling around in nothing but a longish t-shirt.

Everyday is comfy clothes lazy day though.  original.gif

#8 MickeyBoo

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:12 AM

Very rarely. On the days that I don't get dressed in time I usually end up with people popping in or random door knockers, some weekends I will attempt to get into PJ's in the early arvo and one of DH's mates will rock up. I used to be able to have  PJ day when I didn't have kids or they were both out of the house at school so I could avoid answering the door and keep the curtains closed etc. but now if someone knocks the kids jump up and down that there's someone at the door and give me no opportunity to pretend I'm not home LOL

#9 Dodger

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:12 AM

Hardly ever, I wish I was having one today.  I was up playing Lego from 5 before I came to work....

#10 Guest_BessMarvin_*

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:16 AM

..

Edited by BessMarvin, 12 April 2012 - 08:36 PM.


#11 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:19 AM

Never.  original.gif

#12 PixieVee

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:23 AM

When I was unemployed my whole life was a pyjama day.

Now I work mostly 6 days a week (short shifts though) so I never get pyjama days, on my days off I want to go and do stuff not sit around at home!

#13 ELKO

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:30 AM

I have accidental pj days sometimes. LOL

I am up early rushing around to get kids off to school etc then when I think about getting dressed myself I start doing something else,  like, oh I had better put the washing on the line, I will just put a load in the dishwasher, before I get dressed, I will start that cake now etc etc and before I know it sometimes it is midday and I am still in my pj's.  I do get dressed at some stage in the day though and have never been in my pjs by the end of the day.....yet!

#14 SummerStar

Posted 05 April 2012 - 09:51 AM

I don't get dressed on weekdays until 1030 at earliest but often it's about 2pm. I only get dressed then because I know my mother will be dropping the kids off once school finishes and I dont want her to see I never got dressed. I am them back in pjs after showering by about 5pm if I can.
It's a terrible habit I've got myself in.
So I don't have many pj days where I don't get dressed at all, I'm dressed for a few hours in the afternoon, but with school holidays next week we might all have a few of those!

#15 StopTheGoats

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:01 AM

Never. If I don't get out of the house, even if it's to have a coffee next to the pram I go all redrum.

#16 Peridot

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:02 AM

QUOTE
Any day I don't absolutely have to leave the house.

If I'm at home, I'm in my pjs.

yyes.gif

#17 SkeptiHandsOnMum

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:03 AM

Never. I love the feeling of a shower and fresh clothes in the morning.

#18 Ianthe

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:06 AM

Around once a week. I am dressed because I had to drop kids off at school but I am about to change back into PJ's (I am sick).

#19 FeralSingleMum

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:07 AM

Sometimes.

Usually because I find myself getting caught up doing things around the the house and only realize when I look at the clock it's lunch time.

The only time I stay in my PJs all day is when I'm sick or if I'm in hospital.

#20 KristyMum-

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:10 AM

since I don't own pyjamas I can safely say never.  xmas_tongue.gif
sleep ins are almost non-existent and as soon as you wake up it's go go go
so the chances are quite remote and I'm not really good at doing 'nothing' iykwim.

#21 Indi

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:12 AM

QUOTE (skepticaemia @ 05/04/2012, 10:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Never. I love the feeling of a shower and fresh clothes in the morning.

This.  I would never not have a shower at the start of the day, could think of nothing worse than slothing around in pajamas all day.

#22 Lokum

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:13 AM

Usually. I haul myself out of bed to attend to DS, then the nanny comes and I rush into my home office to do some work. The first couple of hours is productive. Then when I'm getting twitchy and in need fo a break, I shower and dress - usually around 11 or noon.

I love my new corporate wardrobe. I had to wear a suit to a funeral last week, and I realised how much I love my new slouchy lifestyle. I've got more $$ to spend on clothes than I had in my last managerial job when I was PG and saving up for mat leave, and I'm going to invest it in good slippers, I think.

#23 ThatsNotMyName

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:14 AM

Not often enough, I love a pajama day. Probably only a couple of times a year, if that.

#24 Feral timtam

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:27 AM

I don't.
I'f I'm still in pj's come 9 in the morning I am sick enough to be in hospital. Actually, even on the rare occasions I have been hospitalised I've been out of pj's by 9 at the absolute latest!

On the flip side, my favourite nightie is nice enough that a friend purchased one, removed the bow from the front and has worn it as an evening dress on several occasions!

#25 Xiola

Posted 05 April 2012 - 10:33 AM

Never have, never will (unless I'm desperately sick and even then I always have managed to get dressed in the past.  I just don't like it.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Mum's message to son after Manchester attack

The horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, killing 22 people and injuring many others, including children, has impacted people throughout the world.

Bonds announces new personalised Zippy onesies

Now you can have your baby or toddler's name printed on their Bonds Zippys.

Mum's warning about Owlet monitor after baby receives burn

A mum has taken to Facebook to warn parents of the dangers of a popular baby monitor after her daughter sustained a burn to her foot.

The new advice on when to give juice to young children

Children under the age of one should not be given fruit juice, according to new advice issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

'Mummy, put your phone away': one mum's wake-up call

One of the weirdest things about your little kids getting older, I find, is when they start to be able to hold full conversations with you.

Aspirin being used to treat pre-eclampsia

Aspirin and early detection are helping to save the lives of Australian women and babies at risk of dying from the pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia.

Postnatal depletion: what is it and how can we recover?

Some mums are left physically and emotionally depleted, with nothing left to give, long after giving birth.

'Flushing' blocked fallopian tubes can improve fertility, study finds

A technique that effectively "unblocks" a woman's fallopian tubes by flushing them with liquid to help her conceive has been used for decades, with varying levels of success. Now a study has confirmed that the method significantly improves fertility, and that a certain type of fluid – one that is oil-based rather than water-based – shows strong results.

Watch these pregnant mothers make their bellies disappear

Chances are you've heard of body pump, but have you heard of belly pump?

The initiative to help job-hunting mums explain the 'resume gap'

It's a common problem faced by mums returning to work after an extended period of maternity leave. How do I account for the gap that years at home caring for babies has left in my resume?

Every parent will relate to this dad's hilariously messy 'pooplosion' tale

Make sure you aren't eating while reading this post.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

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.