25 May 2012

Removing clothing size labels makes a small kid feel bigger

Amazon: Fiskars Recycled Everyday Scissors, 8-InchHere's how Nicole dialed down the get-dressed standoffs with her preschooler:

My daughter is on the small side, so she often wears smaller-than-her-age clothes (she's four wearing a size 3). She has started complaining about being four and having to wear size three clothes, so I cut the tags out. Now, she no longer cares!

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this also works if your child is on the larger/taller side too.

So, so amazing Asha. And so deserved.

The point of this comparison is just that a web-based enterprise does not merely succeed overnight. Confident, you’ll find usually exceptions, but most new organizations take time and work to succeed. If any individual tells you differently, then be careful! Dont be also rapid to pull out the credit card.

The clothing industry is utterly massive and is certainly one of the biggest industries in the world employing millions of people, especially in Asia. Imagine the number of factory workers and sales people and all the hauliers in between who are working in the textile industry. Possibly only the food industry is bigger

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