The Brotherhood Of The Shrinking Pants

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When you see your kids every day, it’s really hard to notice their changes and overall growth. But for those who don’t see them very often, it is crystal clear.

Looking at older photos helps, you catch a glimpse of a new face or longer hair, but it’s hard to keep track just by staring your sons or daughters in the eye.

For me, I keep track of their growth in particular by the length of their pants. And for both our boys, they are stars in their own movie called The Brotherhood of the Shrinking Pants.

We can’t keep up. We have two legitimate weeds growing in our house. Weeds that I will never pull.

Harrison is the leader. He is going on six and is a tall drink of water. He is a clone of myself for sure. I was 6’5 at the age of 12. He is going to beat that.

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Create Your Own Tailor-Made Shirt Online

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As this stay-at-home dad nears the time of going back to work, one important area that needs to be addressed is wardrobe.

No more sweat pants, jeans or t-shirts. Those will be replaced with actual pants and shirts with a collar.

Now I am not working on Wall Street or anything, so I get to keep it pretty casual, but I don’t want to skimp on style.

There are a few problems with the clothes scenario. First, going shopping for new clothes with a toddler does not seem like fun. Second, I have never really enjoyed shopping for clothes in general. There is something about men’s clothing stores that bug me. Anyways, that is not the point here.

Recently I was contacted by a company, who introduced me to the idea of not only buying a nice shirt online, but actually creating my own tailor-made shirt online.

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My Son Hates Long Sleeved Shirts

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Yes, this is true, it seems as though our 4-year old son hates long-sleeved shirts, sweaters or anything else that is not a t-shirt.

Normally, this would not be a big deal. But we have bought him a lot of nice shirts and sweaters that happen to have sleeves and we also live in Canada, so it is cold in January.

The solution on most days is to wear a long sleeve shirt with a t-shirt over it. So basically he is already dressing like some high school kid.

I usually get Harrison ready for school and it is quite the struggle each day to get him to wear something warm.

And when we do, the deal is that he gets to take off the warmer shirt as soon as he gets to warm.

As you would guess, that means as soon as he gets wherever we are going.

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