Saving Money on Kids Clothes – What Moms Need To Know ( Momimhar posted on October 16th, 2013 )

Saving money on kids clothes can be easy to do if you really know what you are doing. Every mom needs to know what she can do to save money on her kid’s clothes. Whether you need baby clothes, girls clothes or boys clothes there are certain things that you can do to save money on them.

Shop For Kids Clothes In Advance

Don’t wait until your kids need new clothes for the winter or summer to buy them. In the spring start purchasing clothes for next winter. Since stores are transitioning from winter clothes to clothes for warmer weather they will be lowering prices in order to get the winter clothes off the shelf so they have room for their new stock. The key to buying clothes ahead for kids is to buy one size bigger than whatever size they are currently wearing. At the end of summer and the beginning of fall is the time to purchase new bathing suits, summer dresses, shorts and tank tops for your kids for next season.

Acquire Hand Me Downs

If you know anyone who has children slightly older than yours, accept hand me downs from those parents. Just make sure that they do not want the hand me downs back after your kids have outgrown them or you will have to return them in the same condition they were given to you in. Otherwise, acquiring hand me down clothing is a great way to save money.

Frequent Consignment Shops

Consignment shops often carry kid’s clothing at a much cheaper price than department stores. And since consignment shops buy used clothes from their customers once your kids are done with the clothes you can try to sell them back to the shop. Consignment shops only accept clothing in good condition, so if you want to sell yours back try to keep them looking and smelling fresh and new.

 

Frequent Yard Sales

Shopping at yard sales can also help you purchase kid’s clothing for less. Even if you only shop yard sales for special occasion clothes you can still find some good deals. Many parents sell their little girls dresses when they outgrow them. This beats paying department store prices for clothing your kids will only wear occasionally.

Shopping Online

Shopping online provides you with an opportunity to find online coupon codes that you can use to save money on children’s clothing. Most of the time these online codes work on regularly priced merchandise as well as sale and clearance merchandise. Some of them even get you free shipping on large enough purchases. Subscribing to a site such as Groupons allows you to purchase coupons for both online and brick-and-mortar stores.

These are just a few of the things you can do in order to save money on your baby clothes, girls clothes and more. Saving money is important when you have kids to raise and shopping smart helps accomplish that task.

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