Guest article Jenna Sherman jennasherman@parent-leaders.
Resources to Take the Hassle Out of Getting Kids Back-to-School
It’s been quite a year already, so if you are feeling overwhelmed know that you’re not alone. If the source of your stress is getting your family ready for a new school year, however, you may just be in luck. Because these resources can make transitioning your kids into either the classroom or learning at home so much easier.
Preventing Coronavirus at Home
So aside from the debate about how to reopen schools, keeping your home COVID-free is likely to be a top priority in the new school year. Which is why cleaning and sanitation is a must.
Getting Started With Online Learning
Okay, now that you know how to prevent and eliminate coronavirus in your home, let’s move onto other topics that may be causing you stress. Like getting kids set up for online learning.
Finding Safe Opportunities for Socializing
If your kids will be learning online this year, you may be concerned about keeping them connected to friends. But socializing and social-distancing can exist in harmony.
Shopping for Back-to-School Essentials
Finally, no new school year would be complete without a little bit of back-to-school shopping. Thankfully, you can get just about everything your kids need for school online.
Even with a few extra challenges, getting your kids back into school doesn’t have to be overwhelming, especially when you have the right resources and tips. So stop stressing and start enjoying the rest of your summer!
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The average size baby is born 7.5 lbs and grows approximately 1.5 to 2 lbs each month, and 1 to 1 ½ inches in height each month.
3-6 months = Chest: 12-14 inches Height: 20-24 inches Weight: 12-17 lbs
Size translation: Buy this size when you want Mom and Dad to dress the babe up in your purchase for Instagram stories; and, for those fun early refrigerator magnet pictures with Granny and Grandpa!
6-12 months = Chest: 14-16 inches Height: 25-28 inches Weight: 17-21 lbs
Size translation: Buy this size when you cannot make the baby shower. Mom and Dad will appreciate it!
12-18 months = Chest: 16-18 inches Height: 29-31 inches Weight: 22-24 lb
Size translation: Buy this size when you cannot remember when the baby was born—but you think--in the last year and a half! Or, pop into the 2T toddler t-shirt section.
2T = Chest 20 - 21 inches Height 32 - 36 inches Waist 19 - 20 inches
Size translation: Buy this size when you want a t-shirt for a 2 year old. This size can also be worn as a beach cover-up.
4T = Chest 22 - 23 inches Height 36 - 40 inches Waist 20.5 - 21 inches
Size translation: Buy this size for a big 3 year old and a 4 year old.
6T = Chest 24 - 25 inches Height 40 - 43 inches Waist 21.5 - 22 inches
Size translation: Buy this size for a big 5 year old and a 6 year old.