Ted Gets Seasonal…

gap kids christmas 2017

I did a bit of a mammoth spend in GAP the other week, when I bought Angelica’s “Wizard Coat” (see here). I seem to be doing lots of kids’ clothes shopping at the moment because I never seem to have enough of anything – vests, pyjama bottoms, cardigans. It only takes two bad days of food and baby poo carnage to wipe out all of my clean clothes supplies and so I’m trying to get on top of my inventory.

gap kids christmas 2017

So new pyjamas for Angelica – she chose these from a whole section of tempting pyjamas, and I thought that they were very festive – and a brand new cardigan for Ted. It’s rather Norwegian. I like to think that he looks like a detective from a Scandinavian noir TV thriller. His name, when he wears this cardigan, is Anders.

gap kids christmas 2017

Look at the little pine trees along the shoulders! The shawl collar! He’s like a little old man – I can picture him in the corner of a pub smoking a pipe and reading a book about boat-building.

gap kids christmas 2017

Ted is also wearing some Mickey Mouse print trousers – comfy, soft, reasonably stretchy, definitely not Scandi Noir. (Imagine the detective rocking up to a murder scene in Disney pants!) The trousers are a size 6-12 months but I feel as though they come up on the small size, as do Angelica’s pyjamas. Perhaps I have tall babies, but I don’t think they’re that tall. And definitely not very chunky. Which reminds me, I must take them both to be weighed and measured – I haven’t done that in ages. When (if) we move into the new house, I’m going to start a wall chart – I saw a really snazzy giant ruler the other day (here*). It needs its own mortgage, but I love anything miniature or oversized, with that Alice in Wonderland kind of vibe. And you can personalise this ruler – it would make a great Christmas present.

You can find Angelica’s pyjamas at GAP here* – they are £14.95 but I had a discount code (there’s usually one on the home page); Ted’s Forest Fair Isle cardigan is £19.95 here* and the Disney pants are here*.

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  1. November 20, 2017 / 10:55 am

    I think your baby look quite tall, but it is hard to judge from pictures obviously. Mine are, at least compared to others, some kids stay so small and delicate.

  2. Hannah
    November 20, 2017 / 1:19 pm

    Try @familyrule on Instagram for a wall ruler just like that but more reasonable. I just bought one for my family and it’s beautiful (I don’t work for them!)

    Loving Angelica’s pjs. I would love to read a post on how you’ve found Angelica has coped with Ted’s arrival and any tips. What is the age difference between them?

  3. Anette
    November 21, 2017 / 8:07 am

    They are so cute! I have really tall, but slim, children, and always have to size up. Btw, Ted would fit right in up here in cold Norway in that cardigan! 😀

  4. Elena Yeates
    November 21, 2017 / 9:26 am

    Babies look so cute!!!
    GAP does come up small. I always checked their height charts, not age. I love their clothes, my daughter had a winter jacket from them every winter since she was a baby, she has one this year as well, she is 8 🙂

  5. Tanja
    November 22, 2017 / 3:07 pm

    Funny how everyone thinks GAP comes up small. I have quite a few of the teddybear cardis and my daughter wore 0-3 until she was 7 months old. Now she’s 10 months and wears size 3-6, sometimes 6-12 but I have to roll up the sleeves. Strange…

  6. Lucie
    November 22, 2017 / 4:05 pm

    I would love to buy some of Angelica’s old clothes for my little girl as I heard that you Ebay them, are you able to give your seller name, so that I could find you and maybe buy some bits next time you have them on there? x

    • November 22, 2017 / 4:57 pm

      I don’t eBay them I’m afraid, they either go to people I know who have babies or straight to the charity shop! x

  7. Monica
    December 8, 2017 / 2:33 pm

    My daughter is definitely average sized and Gap always come up small!

  8. January 13, 2018 / 8:47 pm

    Babies grow so fast. check this website for your babies clothing . They even have baby jewelry. baby size 0-12mos.

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