Sunday, September 4, 2011

Pants On The Ground

As Emily has grown, she has followed sizes exactly. When she was a year, she fit in 12 month clothes. At 2, she went to 2T. Her third birthday brought 3T clothes. And she is still following that pattern. She just turned 7 and most of her clothes are still size 6, but if I'm buying something new or for the winter I'll by a 7/8.

So, imagine my surprise when my boys are just the opposite. I forgot Ben's swim trunks this summer on vacation. No problem, Ben (whose 5 1/2) wore Noah's 18 month swimsuit. Sure they were a little on the Daisy Duke side, but they fit fine in the waist. He looked like a European in short shorts. Shirts are another story though as anything not a 4 or 5 shows his belly.

Noah just turned 2. He's completely caught up on the growth chart and is an average size for a 2 year old. I went through his closet and took down some new outfits that I had been waiting for him to grow into. There was this really cute Calvin Klein outfit that Grammie Gwynne bought for him. It's a size 2T. The shirt will definitely fit him. The shorts, well, not so much.
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He fits in well with teens today.
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And if you've never seen the audition of Larry Platt on American Idol singing "Pants On The Ground", you should watch it here. Funny stuff.

I imagine Noah will be able to wear the shorts in another few years. No worries though, we found someone else who fits in them perfectly.
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1 comment:

Linda said...

Love skinny-minnies :) Sarah's always been one.

And you crack me up - so funny - that Larry audition song was a huge hit around these parts. Sarah and her friends used to actually sing it/teasing some of the boys at school who dressed in such a ridiculous manner, lol. It kind of helped with the problem.

Hope you're having a great weekend.
Love the pictures and story as always.
Linda