Back-to-school clothing inventory
After having Red Chief somehow end up with about twenty t-shirts last year, I took a back-to-school clothing inventory this time around. It seems a little early, but Tiger Lily was down to about three pairs of pants.
I made a spreadsheet of what each child should have and how many. Then on laundry day, right after we put the clothes away, we tallied up what each child had, trying things on where necessary. I took everything out of their drawers that was too small or too worn.
We also tried on clothing that I had been buying ahead on sale or had received as hand-me-downs. So now each child has some new-to-them pieces, and we only need to buy a few more things. Hooray!
Now I really should go do the same for myself, but somehow it's more fun when it's the kids.