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Slim vs. Skinny

Slim vs. Skinny

When describing people, why is the word slim is a more polite way of saying skinny? Why is being a skinny child a bad thing?

Tiny…Little…Slight…Bony…Gangly…Lanky…Underweight… 

 

All of these words have a negative connotation. Let’s talk about that last one: underweight.

Getting Ready for Testing ALL Sizes!

Getting Ready for Testing ALL Sizes!
Shipping off our wash instructions and "ageless sizing" ribbons to our manufacturer this week for testing! This has been a long time coming. This h...

A Letter to Pajama Day

A Letter to Pajama Day
So "Pajama Day", while you might be fun for everyone, to me, you're just that little thorn in my side. 

Same Portions. Smaller Vessels.

Same Portions. Smaller Vessels.
This one doesn't seem like rocket science, because it's not.  But it is simple. Splitting up each part of a meal in different bowls makes a meal i...

Got Milk? How about a dose of dairy?

Got Milk? How about a dose of dairy?
I don't know about you, but I feel like I have to literally do dog and pony tricks to get my daughter to eat and drink. As I mentioned before, I h...

Wine for Your Whiner

Wine for Your Whiner
As promised...here is my first feeding tip.   ***Don't Judge***   Yes. I give my daughter milk in a wine glass.    ------------------...

Warm Milk & Honey

Warm Milk & Honey
I'm always looking for ways to add calories to my daughter's diet. In honor of my late grandmother, Esther Marie, I bring you: Warm Milk & Hon...

Six Tips for a Failure to Thrive Diagnosis

Six Tips for a Failure to Thrive Diagnosis

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Things are happening!

Things are happening!
Short and Sweet Announcement: We're making progress over here at Pants for Peanuts! We have our first denim sample! Stay tuned! We want to keep y...

Measurements with Meaning

Measurements with Meaning
This is more than a business for me. It's emotional. It's personal. I want to help in the smallest way I can...

Peanut Prototype

Peanut Prototype
My first step to starting Pants for Peanuts...making a prototype. I am no expert seamstress or pattern maker. But I had to start somewhere. I star...

Where it all began...

Where it all began...
At age two my daughter was potty-trained; she weighed 18 pounds at the time. While I was ecstatic she was out of diapers, I quickly learned she ha...