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Ultra-lightweight sleeping bag

Ultra lightweight MooMoo sleeping bag

In order to facilitate using a sleeping bag through summer, MooMoo Kids have developed an ultra-lightweight summer sleeping bag, which is the equivalent of sleeping under a sheet.  It is made from just a single layer of 100% cotton.  In all other respects, it has all the features of our winter and summer weight sleeping bags, which include:

  • A double-zip, so you can unzip the bottom of the bag for additional ventilation, to check on the temperature of your little one’s feet, or to do a night-time nappy change without taking the sleeping bag off
  • A zip-protector and chin-guard so that the zip does not annoy your baby
  • Our well-known and much appreciated extra width for maximum freedom of movement
  • Made from beautiful 100% cotton in a range of prints and plains
  • In sizes from age 0-6 months right up to age 3-5 years
  • Made in South Africa, to exacting quality standards

It can feel tempting to leave your baby out of their sleeping bag on warmer nights in summer.  It can also be tempting to just use a sleeping bag in winter, when baby will definitely be cold without it.

BUT, if you are wanting to ensure the best chance of baby (and therefore, of course, you!), getting a good night’s rest, it is best to keep them in a sleeping bag through summer.

Here are the reasons for this:

  • Consistency– the sleeping bag becomes part of baby’s sleep cues and works in conjunction with the rest of your bed-time (and nap-time) routine to signal that this is sleepy time
  • Temperature dips– even in summer, as an adult, there is a time in the early morning hours, where temperatures dip and we pull up our covers and carry on sleeping.  Your baby won’t pull up covers, so will wake up!
  • You may well find your baby just simply sleeps better in a sleeping bag.  Air on skin has a very different feeling to fabric on skin and can cause wakefulness.  This is the same for many grownups, who prefer to sleep under a sheet, even when it is hot.
  • If you allow your baby the complete freedom of movement that not having a sleeping bag offers, you could potentially have a problem getting baby to go back into one when cooler weather is back.
  • You lose the advantages that sleeping bags offer in terms of reducing the chances of legs getting caught between the cot rungs, as well as the useful way a sleeping bag reduces a baby’s “climbing-out-of-cot” ability!

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MooMoo raincoats

MooMoo raincoats are designed to bring some brightness and fun to an otherwise grey and rainy day!  We have selected a few really fun prints and had them printed onto waterproof fabric to bring South African children the ultimate in rainwear!

Our raincoats have the following features:

  • Zip-fronts with sturdy Ykk zips so that they stay closed and keep the rain OUT
  • A zip-protector on the outside, so that rain doesn’t sneak in through the zip and a chin-guard so the zip does not annoy the child
  • A generous-sized hood, with ties so the hood doesn’t flip off in the wind.  The ties ensure hair stays dry.
  • The fabric is waterproof and the seams are taped, to ensure clothes underneath stay dry.
  • Available in sizes from 1-2 years right up to 5-6 years.

The raincoats are generous in size, to make sure there is room underneath for warm jerseys and jackets in winter.  Made in South Africa, to exacting standards, you will find cheaper raincoats around, but none as sweet and practical as ours.

Click here to shop for one, or consider getting a MooMoo rainsuit for even more coverage from the elements.

MooMoo raincoat in animals print

 

 

 

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MooMoo babygrows

Well, a babygrow is not a new concept.

When my children were babies, I quickly realised a babygrow is the ideal babywear.  No worries about their soft little tummies being hurt or restricted by a waistband, their feet were covered, and nappy changing was easy.  I remember often keeping the night-time babygrow on in the morning (assuming it was dry, etc after the night, and that was definitely not always the case!) and just adding some cuter clothing over, if I was going out.  My babies did not enjoy being dressed in fiddly things, so unlike the dolls I loved dressing as a child!

Anyway, back to babygrows and how useful they are.  One of the issues I sometimes had with babygrows, was when the design was what I would describe as fussy.  My babies hated clothes being pulled over their heads, so a babygrow where one needed to pull it over, was a no-no in my house.  Then, many all-in-ones, and I am yet to understand the logic- have hoods.   Hoods with ears are really cute, but I don’t understand putting them on garments babies are probably going to sleep in because there is just so much more risk of them getting caught/strangled/suffocated in the hood.  I had some cute little jackets with hoods, which I loved, but I would not recommend putting a baby to sleep in a onesie with a hood.

So,  babygrows are not new, but we would like to believe the MooMoo babygrow is the ultimate all-in-one baby clothing solution!

MooMoo babygrows feature:

  • a choice of 100% pure cotton, or 100% polyester fleece, or 100% polyester coral fleece (the fluffy version)
  • a zip-front, because sometimes it is tricky to get all those poppers done up in the correct order (this is often the case in the middle of the night, when you are trying to quickly change a sleepy, little one and time is of the essence!)
  • a full-length zip protector with chin guard, so that the zip does not make contact with your little one’s precious skin
  • a double zip, so that you can unzip from the bottom, to check on the nappy- or change it- while baby’s chest is still covered.  We call this our “upsy-daisy” feature!
  • all MooMoo products are made with pride and to the highest quality standards, here in Cape Town

Click here to shop MooMoo babygrows in cotton and here to shop for fleece ones.

 

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Back to school

Our wide-brimmed adjustable sunhats are just the thing for playschool and preschool fun!

 MooMoo sunhats are all certified UPF50+, and provide the best coverage from the sun, at any angle.  The adjustable toggle ensures a perfect fit without needing a strap under the chin that little ones often find annoying.

They are also make from 100% cotton, for breathability.

 

You can order yours by clicking on this link here

 

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Wetsuit style swimsuit

Super sporty and uber cool – our newest addition to the MooMoo Kids sunwear range is the wetsuit style swimsuit.

Long sleeves and longs legs are perfect for the weather at the moment. It means kids stay in the pool or sea for longer and you can rest assured they are not getting burnt on their bodies.

This swimsuit is certified UPF50+ and features long sleeves and long legs, for maximum protection from the sun.

The garment has a zip up the back and cuffs at the wrists and ankles so that it doesn’t slide up and expose skin. Ideal for those with the most sun-sensitive of skins.

The UV fabric is flexible allowing your champ to move around unrestricted and drys quickly so he/she won’t get cold.

Josh said he felt like a professional triathlete or a member of the Jamaican bobsled team!

Size 2-6 years R550 inclusive of door to door courier.

Order online today http://www.moomookids.co.za/index.php/shop/wetsuit-style-swimsuit/

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New MooMoo Kids Beach Ponchos

Get ready for the beach with our brilliant NEW beach ponchos!

No more trying to get dressed in the car park after the beach, simply zip up in your poncho and head home. No fuss and no tears!

Our ponchos are made from colourful beach towels, and feature

  • hoods for wet hair
  • zip-fronts for easy dressing
  • a pocket (for beach treasures!)
  • 100% cotton, high absorbency velour towelling
  • enough length to keep the car seat dry!
  • older children could put their arms in the sleeve holes and change underneath their gown

Available from 1-2 years to 9-10 years in colourful polka dots or classic beach stripes.

At the end of a long, lazy day at the beach our beach ponchos are ideal to keep warm and stay dry for the trip home.

Buy online here.

 

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Baggy nappy pants!

Moms using cloth nappies tell us that it can be tricky to find pants that fit over the slightly bulkier cloth nappies, and so we have come up with MooMoo baggy nappy pants!

Combining the practicality of our denim crawlies, with harem-pant styling, we are just LOVING these cute, 100% cotton tracksuiting bottoms! Click here to shop for a pair right now!

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Our beautiful baby sunhats

Our wonderfully popular wide-brimmed sunhats are just a bit big for those under a year, so we have introduced sunhats in size 3-6 months and 6-12 months especially for babies!

 

Our baby sunhats have the following features:

  • Lovely wid e brim to protect babies from the sun at any angle
  • A strap under the chin to make sure they stay on (we do recommend distracting them with a toy while putting it on, though,  to avoid that inevitable baby hat battle!)
  • 2 settings for the popper so that it fits for longer
  • Made from beautifully soft 100% cotton for babies precious head
  • Certified UPF50+
  • Don’t leave home without one!

Click on the picture of Harry to order one now.

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Outside play even in winter is healthy for toddlers.

MooMoo Kids Rainsuits are the perfect accessory for a rainy day.

Keeping a toddler cooped up inside, can be hazardous for your sanity! Kids need to be free and to play outside even on miserable or cold days. Our rainsuits are a lifesaver and are made from a water resistant fabric which can be wiped clean after an afternoon of exploring in the wet. Our generous design enables you to cover your little one up over their winter woollies so that clothes are protected and keep dry.

A lined hood means hair and ears can stay covered and the seams have been reinforced with a special tape to prevent water coming in along any stitching holes.

The elasticated legs slide perfectly into little wellington boots and puddles are no longer ominous for Mum!

YKK zips mean your garment will last longer and a younger sibling or friend can also benefit. The zip protectors ensure no water comes in through the zip, and the chin guard means the top of the zip won’t hurt your little one while they are playing.

MooMoo Kids Rainsuits are available in blue, red or purple from sizes 1-2 till 5-6 years. Click here to buy online.

Perfect to send to nursery school on rainy days or pack for a wet winter weekend away.

Make memories without the stress of washing muddy cleans and an even muddier toddler!

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Introducing MooMoo Kids Toddler Towels

Now bath time is fun time with our new 100% cotton character toddler towels. These gorgeous hooded towels popper closed under the chin to keep your little one covered after bath time and while running away from you down the passage!
Your toddler will love dressing up as a fluffy bunny, a quacky duck or a cute dinosaur and won’t mind that bath time has come to an end.
We all know what a fun game towel drying can be with your monster wanting to run off and hide. Now they can dart off and stay warm and dry!
MooMoo Kids Toddler Towels are proudly South African and made in our warehouse in Westlake using locally sourced quality towelling.
They are super absorbent, affordable and practical, making the lives of parents a little easier after a very busy day.
They also make an ideal gift and are a must in every family.
Bath time is such a special bonding time with your toddler and MooMoo Kids would like to make this a magical time to remember.
Suitable from 12 months onwards and are a generous size that grows with your child!
Toddler towels are available now online for R250.
http://www.moomookids.co.za/index.php/shop/toddler-towel/