Save money on kids clothing this season

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) — Swapping out your kids clothing every season can get expensive! There are some ways to cut a few corners and save a few dollars if you’re a savvy mom (or dad). Here’s some money saving secrets.

Start a clothing swap

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If you’ve got friends or siblings with kids see if you can start a clothing swap. Many parents have tubs and tubs of kids clothing stacked to the ceiling of their basement just looking for a good home.  Try setting up a swap with a group of friends where you exchange your gently used baby clothes with each other.

Hit up a mom-to-mom sale

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Mom-to-mom sales are a great way find super cute kids clothes for a fraction of the price. The important thing to remember is shop early to find the cutest items in the size and season you are looking for.  West Michigan hosts a variety a mom sales in the Fall and Spring.  The West Michigan Mom’s Sale at DeVos Place is scheduled for Saturday Sept. 12.

Discount Retailers

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Try shopping at discounting retailer like Once Upon a Child or Goodwill for great deals. At Once Upon a Child the clothes are often name brand, sometimes with tags still attached. You can find everything from shoes, to coats, Halloween costumes and more!

RELATED: Shop, save and sell at the West Michigan Mom’s Sale

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