Fitting into the family

by Mar 23, 2013Uncategorized

Fitting into the family

Somewhere, there is a photo of Dad and I in our matching red and black plaid wool jackets at Christmas. They look like this but red:

Although last year, Dad did not wear his wool pants as much, we usually look like twins when we head off into the woods. It’s our hunting uniform. So, when I was shopping for baby clothes hangers and I saw a red and black plaid fleece pull over, I had to buy it. Had to. Sure, it is for a 24 month old and I have about 26 months until the baby will fit into it, but it was a small hunting uniform that I needed to buy.

To all of you parents out there… what else should I buy? =)

1 Comment

  1. I quickly found out that the monthly sizing on clothes meant nothing… but my daughter was always at the top of the charts for height and weight… but don't be surprised if he can wear it before then!

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