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Quarantine-ing with Kids

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Making the most of your quarantined days can be especially challenging when you have little ones to keep occupied. You’ve blown through your free trial of Disney Plus—so what’s next?

Businesses and organizations are banding together to provide innovating and engaging online solutions to keep our children’s brains and bodies moving. We’ve gathered eight ways to help spark creativity and movement in your homes so you and your kids can stay busy (and sane!)

1. Get Moving!

Wymbin Yoga is offering online yoga classes for children and their families. Follow Wymbin on Instagram for class times and other activities throughout the month.

2. Take a museum tour.

Museums across the world are offering virtual tours and programming for children. In Alberta specifically, you can hop on the Glenbow Museum tour with Glenbow From Home or explore some of the world's most famous museums with your family here

3. Visit the zoo.

Leave the zoo-keeping to the professionals and keep your kids busy with live videos from zoos across Canada. Watch the penguins and sea otters at the Vancouver Aquarium, learn about The Calgary Zoo’s animals with their Daily Dose feature or keep up with some of The Toronto Zoo’s most cuddly creatures through their live cams

4. Colour away!

Our good friend and talented creative, Justine Ma, is helping families celebrate Easter with free pdf downloads on her website. She's also encouraging kids to hang their decorated eggs in the windows of their homes to promote a social-distancing egg hunt while on neighbourhood walks!

5. Dive into family fun.

Christin Dewald of Little w Studio is hosting Zoom art classes for children. They’re interactive and a whole lot of fun for the entire family.

6. Put on your chef's hat. 

Learn how to decorate cookies that look as good as they taste. Corianne from Corianne’s Custom Cookies walks you through how to decorate the perfect cookies for any occasion.

7. Create Pinterest-worthy crafts.

Our friends at Pinnovate are offering Calgarians the chance to make Pinterest-worthy crafts at home by delivering craft kits and offering tutorials via their YouTube channel! Not in Calgary for delivery? Michaels is offering curbside pick-ups at their locations across Canada for all of your crafting necessities.

8. Exercise their brains. 

Scholastic’s free learn-from-home site has over 20 days of learning and activities. They’ve customized programming based on your child's grade level ranging from Pre-K to Grade 9. Read all about it here.

So whether they’re heading out for a virtual day at the zoo or crafting their next masterpiece, we hope your kids stay busy and engaged—so you can enjoy some well-deserved YOU time! A special thanks to all of the businesses and organizations generously providing free resources for families during this pandemic.

Photos by: Yew Photography 

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The Harley Heeled Sandal Ankle Size Guide

How To Measure:
The Harley Heeled Sandal: Take a tape measure and wrap it around your foot, right below your ankle bone as that is where the strap will sit (see product imagery and fit video for a visual demonstration). This measurement is based on the last adjustment point on the strap.

Size Strap length will accommodate an ankle measurement up to the size below
5 26 cm
5.5 26.5 cm
6 27 cm
6.5 27 cm
7 27.5 cm
7.5 27.5 cm
8 28 cm
8.5 28 cm
9 28 cm
9.5 28.5 cm
10 28.5 cm
10.5 29 cm
11 29 cm
11.5 30 cm
12 30 cm

The Esther Heeled Sandal Ankle Size Guide

How to Measure:
The Esther Heeled Sandal: take a tape measure and wrap it around your ankle, above the ankle bone, as that is where the strap will sit (see product imagery and fit video for a visual demonstration). This measurement is based on the last adjustment point on the strap.

Size Strap length will accommodate an ankle measurement up to the size below
5 23 cm
5.5 23 cm
6 23 cm
6.5 23 cm
7 24 cm
7.5 24 cm
8 24.5 cm
8.5 24.5 cm
9 24.5 cm
9.5 25 cm
10 25 cm
10.5 25.5 cm
11 26 cm
11.5 26 cm
12 26 cm

Belt Sizes

Natural Waist Measurement Typical Jean Size Belt Size for High‑rise Pant Belt Size for Mid‑rise Pant Infinite Belt Size
23-25" 23/24 26" 28" 1
25-26" 25 28" 30" 1
26-27" 26 30" 32" 1
27-28" 27 30" 32" 1
28-29" 28 32" 34" 2
29-30" 29 32" 34" 2
30-31" 30 34" 36" 2
31-32" 31 34" 36" 2
32-33" 32 36" 38" 3
33-34" 33 36" 38" 3
34-35" 34 38” 40" 3
36-37" 36 38" 40" 3
38-39" 38 40" 42" 4
40-41" 40 40" 42" 4
42-43" 42 44" 46" 4
43-44" 43 44" 46" 5
44-45" 44 46" - 5

Sizing Note: For the most accurate fit, measure around your body where you plan to wear the belt. Choose the closest belt size to that measurement.

Belt Diagram Accent Belt and Complement BeltThe Accent Belt, The Polished Belt and The Complement Belt size measurements start from the beginning of the leather to the middle hole.

Belt Diagram Infinite BeltThe Infinite Belt size measurements cover the entire length of the leather.

Belt Measuring Guide

Belt Measuring Guide

A - High-rise style:

If you plan to wear your belt around your natural waistline, wrap a measuring tape around the narrowest part of your midsection. Then, add 3” to determine your high-rise belt size.

B - Mid-rise style:

If you plan to wear your belt lower than your natural waistline, you will require a dierent size. If you have a particular pair of bottoms you intend to wear your belt with, wrap a measuring tape through the belt loops while in a relaxed position.

When wearing your belt in your preferred style, it should fasten in the middle hole. The belt will relax with wear allowing you to cinch it tighter, as needed.

If you plan to wear the belt in both the high and mid-rise styles, you have two options:

  1. Select your high-rise style and fasten it more loosely when worn in the mid-rise style.
  2. Select your mid-rise style and fasten it more tightly when worn in the high-rise style.