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Shop World Cup-Themed Gear for Kids and Babies!

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

No matter what team you and your kids are supporting this World Cup, we’ve got you covered (literally) with these fun soccer-themed outfits!

His feet may not touch a soccer ball for a few more years, but Baby can still show his pride for the sport. This bib from Babies ‘R’ Us will help your little dribbler stay clean while watching the game. This motivational tee from The Children’s Place will inspire your young gooooal-setter.

Step off the pitch…and into these soccer ball pajamas from the Gap! Save these BabyLegs leg warmers for the off season–they’ll help her stay cozy during the cooler months. 


He’ll be even more excited to kick back and watch the game when he’s sporting this spirited Puma top.

 

Do your kids play soccer? Here’s why it’s great!

Soccer Goals
Soccer Goals
Soccer Goals

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Kardashian Kids (and Family?) Growing!

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Whether or not you watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians you need to see the three older sisters’ amazing Kardashian Kids collection at Babies “R” Us, which launched in March and has new, super-on-trend girl clothes hitting shelves June 15th. Here’s a first look at some of the pieces!

Kourtney says that her daughter and niece (Penelope and North) inspire a lot of the ideas, and some of the prints and styles are spinoffs of the Kardashian Kollection at Sears. Kourtney and Kim, like many other moms, want to dress their children in something fashionable and comfortable.

One thing Kourtney has not talked to us about: Whether she and longtime boyfriend Scott Disick are expecting their third child together. We suspect she’s hiding her bump, but we won’t have to wait much longer to know for sure; her mom says all will be made clear on this Sunday’s episode, E! Online reports.

Maybe if Kourtney adds another son to her family to join little Mason we’ll see baby-boy clothes added to Kardashian Kids. Until then, it’s for girls newborn to 24 months, though Kourtney tells us that she’s seen fan pictures of preschoolers wearing the clothes too, for instance wearing one of the baby dresses as a top. When you look at how sophisticated the clothes are (the color-blocking! The pleather!) it’s no surprise that families are making them stretch into older ages. Side note: The spring collection, on sale now that the summer stuff is coming out, was pretty much all under $30 and we expect the summer clothes to be very affordable too.

Want additional tips on how to keep your baby cool and comfortable in the summer?

How to Keep Your Baby Comfortable in the Summer Heat
How to Keep Your Baby Comfortable in the Summer Heat
How to Keep Your Baby Comfortable in the Summer Heat

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Parents Goody Giveaway: Win $100 for Cute Kids Clothes at Naartjie

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Getting dressed in the winter always proves to be a bit of a hassle. And bundling layer upon layer to brave the cold is especially hard on kids who can’t stop longing for the easy days of summer. Fortunately, despite the dreary weather outside, many clothing brands are now debuting spring lines to lift young spirits.

One line to check out for cute summer clothes is Naartjie Kids. Founded in 1989 in Cape Town, South Africa, the collection made its debut in the U.S. in 2001. Since that time, it’s been adding a whole lot of color and personality to kids’ wardrobes stateside. The bright dots and flower patch on this hoodie dress definitely remind us of carefree sunny days, and this robot tee makes a fun character shirt for boys.

Help your little one gear up for summer by entering our latest giveaway with Naartjie Kids. They’re offering ONE lucky winner a $100 gift card to spend on the site. To enter, leave a comment below, up to one a day between today and the end of the day February 24. More Qs about our giveaway? Read the official rules. Be sure to check back on February 25 and scroll to the bottom of the post to see who won. We reach out to winners via Facebook message (it goes into your “other” message folder on Facebook), so if you win, look for us there as well. Goody luck!

Looking for a DIY clothing project? Next snow day, pass the time by making this surf-print tee.

Surf's Up Shirt
Surf's Up Shirt
Surf's Up Shirt

Congrats to our winner Vicki Walton!

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Kids’ Clothes for Fall, Up to 75% Off

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Style and value needn’t plummet along with the temperatures. Case in point: The must-have fall children’s clothing currently on deep discount at Shop Parents. Quantities are limited, so visit now!

• No matter where autumn adventures take your little one, keep her warm with a striped cashmere sweater (75% off!) or a versatile navy-blue cardigan.

• Just as rugged as your kid, bootcut jeans look good and wear well. And when they’re on sale: even better.

• Your little rebel will rule the pack ‘n play in a Joe Fresh faux-leather jacket with popped collar.

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American Baby’s Baby Booty: Win Bodysuits from Lolly Wolly Doodle

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Brandi Tysinger-Temple, the founder of Lolly Wolly Doodle, a kids’ clothing company that makes most of it’s sales, believe it or not, on Facebook. Every day her company posts pictures of new clothes they create at their headquarters in Lexington, North Carolina. Facebook fans (over half a million of them!) can view the clothes and send a message if there’s a look they’re interested in. Lolly Wolly Doodle sends an invoice, which you have a few days to pay, and then the clothes are shipped out. It’s a simple system, and now they are the largest “store” on all of Facebook! 

That a mom of four created a business that went from her and a few friends to about 100 employees in a few short years is endlessly impressive to me! But then, the clothes are very cute and original. If you’ve got a little girl who loves ruffles, you’ve got to check them out! And know this: Brandi says that some styles sell out in just minutes. (Most disappear after about 72 hours. Talk about fast fashion!)

Lolly Wolly Doodle will give away six bodysuits, worth $17 each, to our American Baby fans. If you win, you can tell us whether you want the hot-pink girl style or the turquoise boy style, and in what size. 

To be eligible, leave a comment below, up to one a day between now and the end of the day on Wednesday, April 3. We’ll randomly choose six winners after that. Read the official rules here. Goody luck! 

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American Baby’s Baby Booty: Win $100 of Mini Boden

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Babies don’t go back to school, but that doesn’t mean your tiny person couldn’t use some new fall clothes. Since I’m clothes-shopping for my biggies this month, I have the itch to blog about brands I’ve loved since they were small, starting with Mini Boden. It’s a Web site and a catalog out of England, run by Johnnie Boden, a dad.

Their stuff isn’t the cheapest, but it is very well-made. I’d compare it to Gap quality. It’s got a British design flair, with a lot of sweet plaids, darling appliques, and pretty trims. A pack of five different, thick, long-sleeved bodysuits like the ones shown here is $46. If you sign up for their emails, you’ll get a free-shipping offer what seems like every few weeks, which saves you a $10 charge.

PS although it’s much more fun to buy baby clothes, you should know that Boden also makes maternity clothes. We use their $34 leggings in a lot of our maternity fashion shoots. They’re soft and silky and I’m not too ashamed to say that maybe, just maybe, some of us wear them when we aren’t pregnant too.

Whether you need baby clothes, maternity clothes, big-kid clothes or something for your guy, I think you’d be happy with anything from Boden. To make it easier, I’ve begged the Boden folks to give one fortunate poster a $100 giftcard. (You’re welcome!) Leave a comment, up to one a day, anytime from now until the end of the day on Wednesday, August 15th. We’ll randomly pick one post for the $100 giftcard. You can read the full rules here. Goody luck! 

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‘Out of Print’ Clothing Releases Kids’ T-Shirts Featuring Children’s Books

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

I’m a big fan of clever and unique t-shirts, especially literary-themed ones from the company Out of Print, which puts familiar and unique covers of famous classic and modern classic books on super soft tees.  (For the record, I own a gray Pride and Prejudice tee  and a white The Great Gatsby tee with an art deco design.)

As the Toddlers/Preschoolers editor at Parents.com and a fan of childen’s books, I’m excited that Out of Print launched a collection of kids’ t-shirts showcasing covers of classic and popular children’s books such as The Wizard of Oz, Charlotte’s Web,  The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Harold and the Purple Crayon, In the Night Kitchen, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, and more. 

The tees are unisex for ages 2 to 6 and cost between $22-24.  As with all Out of Print t-shirts, for each one sold, one book is donated to a community in need through Books of Africa.

Now, I’m counting down the days until these children’s books make their way onto adult-sized tees…

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