new school clothes

Roxie - posted on 08/27/2009 ( 4 moms have responded )

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my twins just started pre k i didnt buy new clothes bc the have pleny and the kids paint and get new school clothes trashed in pre k did i do the right thing

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Tamika - posted on 08/27/2009

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If the close still fit and is in good condition there is no need to buy new ones. My oldest got two school years out of his uniforms. I have to buy new ones this year cuz he out grew them. The only thing I relpace every year is his shoes. Times are hard we all have to cut corners where we can. As far as fashoin is concered, find a public school system that wears uniforms, so when your twins get older the wont feel the need to fit in cuz everyone is wear the same thing.



I live in jamaica, NY and all the elementery, and middle schools in my area wear uniforms Mon- Thurs. So on friday(the kids call it cool close day) its like a fashion show.

Stacey - posted on 08/27/2009

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I would say its fine..if they have plenty, then why buy more?



I totally agree...I only buy clothes when I need them..

Roxie - posted on 08/27/2009

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well i got some clothes from e bay but when my first one started i went out and bought almost 200 dollars worth of clothes that got staint from paint and stuff

Samantha - posted on 08/27/2009

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I'd say that's reasonable. They're not going to really remember not having new clothes at this age and I agree with you on the new clothes getting messed up anyway. As long as the clothes aren't ragged, I don't see a problem.



I would look for sales and clearance racks when you do your regular shopping, you never know what you might find, one piece at a time :) Overall I'd say it's a smart move, especially in this recession.

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