• Why I Won't Be Going Overboard With School Clothes This Year

    4 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    My daughter asked if we could go to the mall this year for back to school shopping instead of hitting our usual spots - which include outlets and my favorite discount stores like T.J.Maxx and Marshalls. After I explained we probably wouldn't be doing that since she has two siblings that need to be clothed, backpacked, and armed with school supplies as well, she was not happy with me.
    But here's the way I see it: Kids need food, shelter, water, and, yes, they do need clothes, but I'll be damned if I am going to swaddle them in jeans that cost more than the electric bill only to watch them...
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