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When School Shopping With Children, Stay In Control

Back to school shopping strategies.When shopping with children for school clothes and supplies, never forget who the adult is. Kids will always want the latest, and most expensive, trends — it’s just their nature (and a testament to the power of advertising). You shouldn’t allow them to completely blow the budget by buying them everything they must Must MUST have (at the same time, don’t be a complete Scrooge by sticking completely with the bargains) It’s a fine line, but careful planning with your children and including them in the decision-making process (they can have A or B, but not both) can make it easier to walk.

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