Once Upon a Child
It’s the start of the back-to-school shopping season, and this year, more and more bargain hunters are heading to resale, consignment, and thrift stores.
There are some great ways to prepare for the school year without stressing yourself or your wallet. Avoid the cookie-cutter look of the big chain stores with these fun, funky area options sure to please any family.
There’s a reason why the old adage “growing like weeds” strikes a chord in parents’ minds: babies and little kids seemingly grow overnight, leaving barely-worn shoes or clothes and gently loved toys and accessories in the dirt behind them. Here’s a guide to finding nearly everything your little one needs second hand in the Chicagoland area.