Any “veteran” mother would tell you that your kids would outgrow their clothes in the blink of an eye that’s why it is better if you don’t buy expensive clothes that they would not fit into after a couple of months. Don’t invest on pricey items unless you are planning to get pregnant again and they could be hand me downs for your next child.
Still, it is a wise decision to just buy affordable clothes that you would not feel any regret if and when your kid is not able to wear it anymore. Besides, with kids especially the active ones, they might soil and damage their clothes that no amount of stain remover would be able to clean.
Now that, that fact is settled, you could find affordable clothes for your kids online which is more convenient by doing the following:
Support local and small businesses
Chances are, you have a social media account and you are part of online groups and you participate in forums. If you have no idea whether there are local or small businesses near you selling kids clothing online, you could ask your online groups or forums that you frequently visit.
Since they are locally made, you would not need to spend money on shipping or that the products would not be that expensive since the materials used are locally produced. Not only would you be guaranteed that the clothes are mass produced, supporting local and small businesses could help sustain these starting enterprises.
Purchase out of season clothes
If you live in a place where the winter season could get really cold, buy your kids trench coats and winter clothing during summer (just make sure though that you give proper allowance since by the time winter season rolls in, your kids would have grown).
When you buy winter clothes during summer, they are significantly cheaper because they might be last season’s design or since there is no demand, the supplier and or seller would be able to offer them at a more affordable price just so they could get rid of the item before their next inventory. The same principle applies to summer clothes purchased during winter season.
Look for deals
Since we are sometimes glued to our gadgets and could not survive without checking it every hour, why not use this fixation for greater good? Instead of scrolling mindlessly, why not scour the Internet for online deals for your kid’s clothes?
There are some stores that are giving midweek deals, discounts or vouchers that you could avail of to be able to buy more affordable clothes for your kids. Be patient and comb over every inch of the Internet for these deals then pat your back for a job well done on being a wise and savvy shopper.
Since most information and data is at the end of our fingertips, it would be easier for you to shop for more affordable clothes for your kids online. You would not need to break the bank but your kids would still be well-dressed and presentable at all times (hopefully).