Monday, July 30, 2012

You're never too young for your first tattoo...

Cool tattoo stuff lets little kiddos get inked! Even with a fake ID in tow, your Psychobaby is probably a long way from getting their first real tattoo. This means you have still have some time to talk them out of it - or talk them into something that looks cool.

 Steer them away from the butterfly ankle ink and encourage them to get a sleeve - 
in the form of our flash-inspired clothing! From skulls and hearts to swag that highlights Mom & Dad’s cool pieces, we have tattoo accessories and clothing that will be a welcome, almost-as-permanent-as-the-real-thing addition to your Psychobaby’s wardrobe!

Friday, July 27, 2012

Rockin' Babies Swag Bag Giveaway!

Rockin’ Babies and parents, listen up! Here is your chance to show off your cool, crazy kiddo and win a swag bag valued at $200! To enter, simply take a photo of your Psychobaby in their best rockstar pose: partying in their crib, being hounded by the paparazzi, traveling with their roadies, or dreaming big - that’s the rock-n-roll way of snapping them being cute, posing for pics with relatives, hanging out while on the go, playing, or napping - you get the idea!

Check out the awesome goodies that are up for grabs in the Swag Bag:

1 Psychobaby Tee of your choice
2 non-toxic Rockin’ Babies Tattoos
1 Rockabye Baby CD
1 DVD of Baby Signing Time! and one CD of Signing Time! Vol. 1-3
1 box Trumpette socks (6 pairs!)
1 pair Baby Banz sunglasses
1 package of Boogie Wipes, 2 mini samples, a Boogie toy & coupons
2 pairs My Little Legs
1 Pacifier with a saying like “Rock On,” “Rock Star,” & others.
1 pack Silly Bandz RockBandz shapes
2 bottles Piggy Paint nail polish
Rock in Green laundry and cloth diaper detergent
1 pair Sourpuss skull and crossbones socks
1 Highlights High Five Magazine
1 set of 3 Delta Adjustable “Grow with Me” Hangers
Happy Baby Puffs and coupons
1 coupon for 20% off Retail Therapy
If the Rockin’ Babies Swag Bag sounds right up your alley, you will love Rockin’ Babies, a hip board book written by Cynthia Weil and Dr. Jenn Berman. With two Grammy wins, several best-selling books, hit songs, a successful radio show, and years of parenting between them, this mother and daughter duo has written a fun book that babies and parents will love to read again and again!

Entering our Rockin' Babies Swag Bag contest is easy! We will select a national winner from the entries received July 27 - August 5, so you have one week to submit your cutest rockin’ pics!
On Instagram - Follow @psychobabyonline, upload your rockstar photo and be sure to tag @psychobabyonline in the caption. Add the #RockinBabies label and you’re done!

On Facebook - “Like” Psychobaby’s Facebook page and upload your rockstar photo to our wall. Add the label #RockinBabies and you are entered to win! Easy!
We will announce our national Rockin' Babies Swag Bag winner on August 6 via Facebook, our blog, and Instagram by re-posting the winning photo and tagging your Facebook page in the post.

Score some additional points after you submit your photo. View details below.
We can’t wait to see photos of your Rockin’ Babies! Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 Terms and Conditions
You have until August 5, 2012 to enter. If entrant fails to post a photo to the Psychobaby Facebook wall or tag Psychobaby in a photo on Instagram, all other entries will be voided. One lucky winner will be randomly selected using the Rafflecopter Random Number Generator. We will notify the winner via the Psychobaby Facebook Page and The Psychobaby Blog and they will then have 48 hours to respond to these notifications, or a new winner will be chosen. Open to all Continental U.S. fans. Good luck!
Follow these awesome ladies on Twitter @drjennBerman and @mannweil  or Dr Jenn Berman on Facebook

Instant Awesome Gifts fit for a Princess (or a Pirate)

Awesome gifts for babies and kids should always involve princesses or pirates! 
Snag some pirate’s booty - we’re talkin’ clothes, toys, and accessories - and your kiddo will think they just hit the buried treasure jack pot. (You’re going to have to find your own parrot though.) For the fair maidens in your life, grab a gift that is fit for a princess. When shopping for aspiring princesses we recommend something pink, bejeweled, or something the queen would approve of - like an activity to keep her lil’ royal highness busy so the queen can take a breather. Whatever pretend play your Psychobaby digs, we have plenty of instant awesome gifts that will float their boat or make them feel like royalty!


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Punk Rock Hair Returns to Wicker Park Fest!

Wicker Park Fest is back for another two days of rockin’ music this weekend, July 28-29, and Psychobaby will be on the scene with our popular punk rock kids’ hair station in tow! 

Stop by our table (located at the intersection of Milwaukee and Wood) for faux hawks and colorful hair streaks on your way to listen Mary Macaroni, or Don’t Speak...a No Doubt Cover Band. 
Let the grown-ups rock out to Lucero or The Drums while you burn off some energy in the bouncy house, decorate cookies, explore the nature tent, and enjoy arts & crafts and more in the kids’ area of the fest! There is a little something for everyone and Kids Fest runs from 12-6pm Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds from Kids Fest benefit Jonathan Burr Elementary School, 
so have all the fun you want - it’s for a good cause!

Stay tuned on Friday for details on how you can enter to win a $200 swag bag at Wicker Park Fest, courtesy of  Rockin’ Babies!

1+1 = 2 Days of Back to School Savings

1 + 1 = 2 Days of Back to School Savings! 

It’s not quite August, but you can still celebrate a parent’s favorite time of year by taking 20% off your Psychobaby purchase, site-wide for 2 days! If you are always bragging about your kid's smarts, now is your chance to prove the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. Pop Quiz!

Q:  If your kiddo wants an Appaman vest, one tee from Pluto, a Beeposh backpack, and five Psychobaby custom tees how many items will be 20% off?
A: ALL OF ‘EM!  

You don’t need an A+ average in math to know that is one heck of a deal! This offer is good through tomorrow July 26, so enter SCHOOLISCOOL20 at checkout and stock up before the final bell rings!

This week's One-Piece Wednesday twitter give away is our I'm Not Allowed To Date One-Piece!

To win this week's one piece, find us on Twitter (@shop_psychobaby) and retweet our weekly tweet, or just click the birds above and they'll help you out.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Feast On This: New $10 Personalized Placemats!

Personalized placemats are the secret to making breakfast, lunch, and dinner fun for kids and parents alike! (Well, a placemat and maybe a personal chef, cleaning crew, and manners coach.) 

Psychobabies will dig having their very own special placemat, printed with their name, and adults will thank their lucky stars they don't have to chisel dried bits of macaroni-n-cheese off of their kitchen counter. Who knows, with a placemat this cool your kiddo just might be inspired to help set the table. From sports and monsters to princesses and cupcakes, we have a personalized placemat for every Psychobaby - except brussel sprout lovers. That design is still in the works.

Friday, July 20, 2012

First Look: Appaman Fall 2012

Appaman baby and kids' clothes have just arrived for Fall 2012! We know the thought of a puffy vest seems a little, um, hot right now, but these styles are so cool you will want to crank the AC and snag some chilly-weather duds for your Psychobaby! We are big fans of Appaman's Rivington Jacket for girls and the Fleece Jacket for boys, but it's hard to pick just one favorite. Give your Psychobaby some street cred on the playground with Appaman's Baseball Henley Tee or a Dolman Blouse. Shop new styles and stock up for back to school cool from Appaman!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

FREE $5 Gift Card With Purchase of Our New $6 Coin Purses!!

Cool accessories for kids are one of our favorite things to crank out of the Psychobaby custom shop! Check out our latest collection of awesome coin purses - if you listen closely you can almost hear the jingle-jangle of allowance money! No allowance? No problem! 

Allow us to help you put that coin purse to use - for a limited time we are giving away a $5 gift card with the purchase of any coin purse!  From sushi to cheeseburgers and monsters to princesses we have a coin purse to please every Psychobaby!

 This week's One-Piece Wednesday twitter give away is our Psychobaby Eat 'em Up Cupcake Tee !

To win this week's one piece, find us on Twitter (@shop_psychobaby) and retweet our weekly tweet, or just click the birds above and they'll help you out.

Shop Sale Early: Extra 10% off Sale (50-70% Off)

Move over, hopscotch games; double dutchers, make some room! We are dragging our Psychobaby goodies onto Damen for our annual sidewalk sale this Saturday and Sunday! Can't make it to our brick & mortar? Shop online, now through Sunday, and take an extra 10% off sale items marked down to 50-70% off. Enter SIDEWALK10 at checkout and you will snag 10% extra savings. If you are in the 'hood this weekend be sure check out our sale items, and don't forget to take advantage of our $10 monogram tee special! 

Whether you make it to the sidewalk sale or shop online you are sure to walk away with a deal - just don't step on a crack or you will break yo' mama's back!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Free Laughs on Us!

Funny baby and kid gifts are always a hit! 
Raise your hand if you’ve ever been a little bored sitting through a baby shower oohing and ahhing over gifts that are less than inspired. Yeah, us too. Darling duds are fine for some, but here at Psychobaby we are all about breaking up the boredom! We have a slew of funny baby gifts that will get a get a giggle or two - whether mom-to-be is opening a Mute Button Pacifier at her shower, or your kiddo is rockin’ a Ladies Man onesie at playgroup. You’ve got to have a sense of humor when it comes to being a parent because, let’s face it, babies are the biggest practical jokers around (exploding diapers anyone?). From giggles to guffaws, funny gifts will always make ‘em laugh!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Instant Awesome: Rockstar Baby Gifts!



Rockstar styles make Instant Awesome Gifts for kids! From stage diving to Voguing, if your Psychobaby has the moves we've got the threads to keep 'em looking hip! Rockin' dudes and divas can enjoy swag that takes them from the stage to the after party at their crib. Good news for the backstage crew: Mom and Dad can still find a sitter and catch a gig before the encore with the help from a Rockabye Baby CD or a rockin' bedtime book!

Rocker babies who have retired from a life on the road, we have tons of other instant awesome gifts that will be right up your alley! Like ice cream of cheeseburgers? Yeah, we thought so. Rocker, roller, or food lover - whatever kind of Psychobaby you are - find your perfect style match when you shop our Instant Awesome Gifts!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Rockin' New Gifts for Big Sisters and Brothers!

It's about time older siblings get a little credit around here!

 Big brother gifts and big sister gifts are a great way to say thank you to the wise-beyond-their-years boys and girls who are paving the way for their little bro or sis. Listen up little siblings: you make think it's your cute face that gets you out of trouble, but really your older siblings have already paved the way. That haircut you gave the dog? No big deal. Your older brother already did that when he was your age, so your parents are over it. Nice try. Your big sister will have to beg for a car, but by the time you can drive, little sister, your parents will realize another car is a great idea. Don't forget who makes your life easier and always has your back, little siblings; older brothers and sisters are where it's at! Now be a good little brother or sister and ALWAYS do anything your older siblings ask.
If you are lucky they might pay you a nickel for your hard work.

This week's One-Piece Wednesday twitter give away is our Varsity Monogram One-Piece!

To win this week's one piece, find us on Twitter (@shop_psychobaby) and retweet our weekly tweet, or just click the birds above and they'll help you out.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Summer Trend Alert: We Heart Stripes!

Stripes are on trend for summer! Leave the zigs and zags at home; bold graphic lines are the only way to go. What's black and white and cute all over? Your Psychobaby, of course! Whether your kiddo is into zebras or dressing up like a lil' outlaw, we have the cool clothes they will love; from pirate duds and punk rock styles, to Johnny Cash threads and everything in between. 
Get in line, and let us hear ya, Psychobabies: "I Got Stripes!"

Friday, July 6, 2012

Hurry, 2 Days Left for $4 Shipping!

Celebrate summer fun with $4 standard U.S. shipping on all orders! Stock up on tanks, flip-flops, and unique outdoor toys for kids while the sun is high in the sky, and enjoy two more days of $4 shipping for doorstep delivery! Now that the Fourth has come and gone it's time to make the most of these sunny days while they are still around. Tweet us @shop_psychobaby and tell us how you will celebrate summer with your new seasonal swag!

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

$4 Shipping, 4 Days Only - Happy 4th!

To celebrate Independence Day we are offering 4 days of standard shipping for $4! 
After you've cooled off the grill, emptied the kiddie pool, and blown up all of your fireworks shop 
To sweeten the deal we'll deliver your swag to your door for only four bucks.
Fireworks! Freedom! $4 Shipping! Oh yeah! From our cool, crazy crew to you:
 Happy 4th of July!

This week's One-Piece Wednesday twitter give away is our Key To My Heart Glitter One-Piece!

To win this week's one piece, find us on Twitter (@shop_psychobaby) and retweet our weekly tweet, or just click the birds above and they'll help you out.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Summer Boredom Buster: Family Fun Festival in Millennium Park!

Has the routine of playing in the park or hanging out at the library gotten a little old? Perhaps your Psychobaby (or mommy!) has reached their wits end with running errands? We are always looking for something entertaining to get out of the summer activities slump, and a stop at the Family Fun Tent in Millennium Park is just what the doctor ordered!

Starting today, and running every day from 10am-3pm through September 2, activities from story hour and hip hop yoga, to Chic-A-Go-Go dance tv and Wiggleworms will keep kids of all ages entertained long enough for parents to take a breather. Admission is free, and activities are constantly changing. Check out the Family Fun Festival schedule for all of the happenings. What’s your favorite destination for mixing up your summer routine?

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Hungry for New Summer Styles?

Make mouths water with cooking gifts for babies and kids! The newest styles in our Eat 'Em Up clothing line are all about cupcakes and pizza - a combo we can't seem to get enough of! And because we know how much fun it is to play chef, our latest toys and games will have your lil' foodie whipping up imaginary creations like craft-dough sweets, felt sandwiches, and wooden sushi! Mmmmm. There's no such thing as a picky eater when it comes to cheeseburger tees, cupcake tanks, and sandwich card games! Yum!