Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Day 30 of 40

Yesterday, we went shopping for shoes. Somehow, Hannah has outgrown just about everything she owns in the last three months. The first one was her snow pants. Then her pants, her summer shoes, and finally her jeans. She's down to four pair of pants, which I'm happy with. They fit and are comfortable. But because it's hopefully almost the end of winter, I don't want to buy her anymore. I have a feeling she's got some more growing in her before winter returns. 
It's kind of odd though when your kid just wakes up one morning officially too big for kids size clothing (even the plus size line from Lands End). But in some ways, I'm thankful. It's work, but you can find modest adult size clothing on the rack. That's not necessarily as easy to do for tween size clothing. Not that it's not there, but you have to wade through so many other cute clothes to get to them. I find it easier to say "That's too old for you" in the adult clothing than "You look a little revealing in that" in the kids section. Because those clothes are supposedly for someone her age! Why would you want to be sexy as a kid? Why not be funny, cute, eccentric, or playful? I just don't understand it. So I guess I'm thankful that she's outgrown almost all her clothes, because it means no more temptation to grow up too fast.

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