Sleeping Kids Is The New Happy Hour
Summertime usually means bedtime routines have been thrown out the window along with your puffer jackets. We can help you get kinder ready and settled for the year ahead with the most soothing kids bedtime meditation script from Lunch Lady Mag.
We've partenered with Lunch Lady Magazine throughout Jan to bring you the best tips, tricks, activities and recipes to get you through the hols. Download Bored Game here, guaranteed to save the world from boredom, one bored kid at a time.
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Easy Dinner Ideas
We've got quick and easy (ALSO YUM!) recipes from Lunch Lady Mag to take along to a BBQ with friends, dinner by the beach or outside on teh back deck.
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The Perfect Lunch Box Combo
The perfect lunchbox combo does exist and we've partnered with Lunch Lady Mag to share it with you. Snacks that will get the tick of approval from your kinder teacher - and most importantly - the little people!
Byron Bay for the Kids
When it comes to the ultimate School holiday destination, most can't go past the beautiful Byron Bay. Julia Ashwood from @The_Vista's guide to Byron Bay is well reknowned amongst Byron locals as the go to guide to a holiday in Byron. Julz and her family are Byron locals and her 90 page guide to Byron Bay is HIGHLY souoght after. Check out her top 5 tips to nailing Byron with little ones in tow. Plus, don't miss the 50% off discount code for @The_Vista's complete guide below!
ROAD TRIP TIPS
Long car trips with Kids can be a parent’s worst nightmare! Never fear, we’ve put together the ultimate road trip survival guide to keep you sane and your kids entertained.
MOTHER'S DAY WITH FOUNDATION
This Mother's Day we're shining the light on maternal and child healthcare in Southern Uganda, services that exist to give Mums and bubs the best possible start to life. In partnership with the Cotton On Foundation, we now support 3 fully operational Health Care Centres across Southern Uganda.
GET TO KNOW STEF FROM @CELIA.LOVES
Introducing the face of our Mother's day campaign, Stefi! She is a candle obsessed Mum of two and founder of the smell-mazing brand Celia Loves! With an eye for gorgeous design and a passion for enabling her customers to chill to the max we spoke to Stef about how built her brand from the ground up, how she balances being an entrepreneur and a Mum and some of the best advice she has received that she will pass onto her girls. Get to know Stef below.
MEET THE @THEMIDWIFEMUMMA
This month we have partnered with Midwife and sleep consultant extraordinaire Amelia Lamont, (aka The Midwife Mumma) to give you sleep deprived parents a helping hand in the snooze department. Amelia is reknowned for her 'magic touch' and her passion for helping bubs and parents around Australia get some well deserved shut eye is second to none. If you missed Amelia's talk at our Chadstone store read more and about Amelia and some handy tips below!
#TRENDREPORT - MIX AND MATCH
You heard it here first the mix and match trend is here to stay! Let’s face it, Kids have been pairing opposite prints, patterns and styles since forever ago. The good news is, it’s now the look of the season! Check out how to style our latest new arrivals below!
@VANDYJAIDENN X SUPERSOFT
Meet our favourite Texan it girl, @VandyJaidenn! Vandy is the ultimate it girl who can be seen rocking the latest fashion trends whilst long boarding around the streets of LA and Texas. At just 15 she's built a community of over 120,000 Instagram followers thanks to her amazing pics and fashion sense. Check out how she styled our latest drop of super soft apparel below!
Yay for 2018!
2018 was a BIIIIIIIIIG year for the Cotton On Foundation and it's all thanks to YOU! The funds from every Cotton On Foundation purchase go directly towards our many amazing projects in Southern Uganda. Take a look what we have achieved in just one year, we can't wait to see what we achieve this year.
The 90's are back!
Yep you heard right, your favourite looks from the 90’s are back in a BIG way. Think bum bags, check print, cargo pants, graphic tees, scrunchies and more! This month we’re here to help you put together the coolest 90’s inspired outfits for your mini’s!
Be kinder to yourself –
5 tips with @MelWatts
With 2019 in full swing, everyone around us is setting goals for the year I feel like we need to remind ourselves one of the biggest goals you should have for 2019. Be kind to yourself.
Real School Morning Routine
January can be a stressful time as your prepping to get the Kids ready to go back to School. We have fallen in love with Mel Watts (along with 160,000 other people!) and her real and relatable take on motherhood. Check out how Mel gets her kids ready on a crazy School morning here.
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To help you and your future starters have the best start to the School year ever…we’ve teamed up with lunchbox extraordinaire @goodiegoodielunchbox to bring you a healthy lunchbox planner and recipes they’ll love!
Xmas Gift Guide
By Emma Hawkins
Struggling for some stocking stuffing inspo? Don't fret, we’ve enlisted the help of our resident gift guru Emma Hawkins to share her top picks from our Christmas Gift Range! Check them out below.
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YO SANTA! SPIN YO TRACK!
Nothing gets us more excited for our favourite time of year like our fave XMAS songs! So here's a little list Kid friendly list we've compiled to give you one less thing to think about on the big day!
GET YO BAKE ON - OREO CHOCOLATE BALL RECIPE
We’ve teamed up with OREO to take Santa’s new favourite snack to the next level! Check out our super easy to follow and not to mention DELICIOUS OREO Cookie recipes below. Tag us in your creations @CottonOnKids for the chance to be featured!
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IT'S A RAP BATTLE YO!
Christmas is about to get lit! Have you and your squad got what it takes?
YO XMAS FAMILY PHOTO SORTED!
Snap, share and win this Christmas! Who doesn't want to have on of the most gram worthy family photos this festive season? We have matching Jammies for families of all shapes and sizes with Unisex Adult, Kids, Baby & even Doggo sizes! Learn how to get rewarded for yo fam shot here.
STYLE THE TRIBE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Carla from Style the Tribe has shared her top picks from our Gifting range for the Christmas. Check our her suggestions and more!
POOL SAFETY WITH MICHAEL KLIM
Summer is nearly here which means it is time to meet by the water, at the Pool, the Beach and in the Backyard. There is nothing better than some fun in the sun but it is super important to make sure you are well prepared to stay safe around water and under the sun. We caught up with our friend Micheal Klim to get his top tips on two things he is a pro at; water saftey & being sun smart. Read more below!
Q&A WITH CHARLY DONCHOS
Meet Charly! Charly has recently moved to Australia with her family after spending her childhood competitively surfing, eating watermelon and just generally living the life in Vanuatu! We were lucky enough to feature Charly in this month's campaign and we asked her all about her life in Vanuatu, how she got into surfing and her tips on taking the perfect Summer selfie and how she found modelling for the first time! Read more below!
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Creepy, but cute! Halloween doesn't always have to be dark and frightening! Bring back the cute this year and create our super simple DIY Pumpkins.
BISTRO MORGAN Q&A
To celebrate National Dessert Day we worked with the incredible Morgan, from @BistroMorgan to conjure up some delicious doughnuts that resemble our inflatable rings! We sat down with Morgan to ask him about how he started Bistro Morgan at the age of 17, what inspires him and to hear his tips for Kids who want to start their own business!
BABY FOR BABY
This month we are partnering with Cotton On Foundation for a very special cause. Read our discussion with Kirsten Clemens to learn more about Baby for Baby and how Kirsten's enjoying Motherhood.
MEET ZOOEY, STELLA & BLAISE
These mini-fashionistas have got it! Check out our Q and A with them and get some great styling inspo for our new Mickey range!
WE LOVE RAINBOWS
Which is why it is sooooo awesome that they are on trend right now! We have pulled together some of our favourite Rainbow inspired styles and also have a special surprise just for you!
FROM DUDE TO DAD
We asked some of the Dads around the office what it was like to make the change "from Dude to Dad", see what they think about the experience. We've also got some info on what their families think about their Rad Dads!
We L-O-V-E Donuts, sometimes a little too much! Lucky our friends at Natural Harry have provided a super tasty and more healthy recipe for us to enjoy!
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COMPLIMENT CARDS... YOU DESERVE IT!
You go girl! What better way to give friends (and yourself) a boost than by sharing these special compliment cards. Click below to see the full collection.
GET TO KNOW MAMA DISRUPT®
We prepared a little Q&A to get to know Jessica better don't miss out on this fun insight into motherhood, her career and what's coming up for Mama Disrupt®!
Q&A WITH OUR KIDS STYLE GURU PETA!
Our very own Cotton On Kids trend and style guru, Peta, & daughter Tibby had starring roles in our Mini Muse campaign. We catch up with Peta and find out who her muse is and why working for Cotton On Kids just gets bigger and better.
OUR SOFTEST BABY RANGE EVER
Introducing Newborn Essentials...our softest Baby range ever!
KASOMOLO IS NOW OPEN!
We are so excited to share news of the journey from breaking ground to where we are today, having opened the new school at Kasamolo! Read more and learn how you can support projects like this through the Cotton On Foundation.