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If you stopped doing laundry ...

How long would it be till your kids ran out of clean clothes?

Mine has maybe three weeks' worth. I wondered because a friend of mine is always going on about how we should buy her more clothes a the thrift store, but I think she's got plenty, with the exception of dresses because she's grown out of most of hers.

 
Ballad

Asked by Ballad at 10:26 PM on Mar. 11, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • A wk for jeans because they wear out their jeans too quickly and/or outgrow their jeans, our budget can barely keep up with their wardrobe needs. My younger two have lots of clothes thanks to hand me downs so they could go for 2 or 3 wks. If I waited that long, though, I'd never get caught back up.
    HHx5

    Answer by HHx5 at 9:06 AM on Mar. 12, 2013

  • About two weeks, and that is based on underwear only. They have tons of everything else, but of course they have favorites they would miss. I'm in the same boat, so I guess I'll just keep on doing the laundry. :)
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 10:29 PM on Mar. 11, 2013

  • He'd go through pants in about 10 days, unless he could wear shorts. Then yeah I'd say about 3 weeks.
    maecntpntz219

    Answer by maecntpntz219 at 1:00 AM on Mar. 12, 2013

  • It would be a long time. My kids have a ridiculous amount of clothes.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 10:27 PM on Mar. 11, 2013

  • a week
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:41 PM on Mar. 11, 2013

  • my son- about a week and a half- maybe 2

    my daughter...longer!

    they could both do laundry if I wasn't though
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:12 PM on Mar. 11, 2013

  • Not even a week! We go through so many clothes with DD always burping up on them or DD/DS spilling things on them. We go through 2-3 outfits per kid every day!!!!
    janieishappy

    Answer by janieishappy at 11:21 PM on Mar. 11, 2013

  • DS can barely make it a week, but thats cause he's only almost 2 so he goes thru a lot of clothes. plus, since he's still growing so fast i dont buy him much.

    DD could make it a good month if the weather was decent. she has a butt-load of clothes thanks to my mom who buys her new clothes all the time.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 12:09 AM on Mar. 12, 2013

  • 2 weeks due to underwear, but probably 3 1/2-4 for just clothes. But I would never let it pile up because catching up would be torture!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 7:09 AM on Mar. 12, 2013

  • I think my youngest has 6 pair of jeans, but if I let him wear shorts...
    LoveMyDog

    Answer by LoveMyDog at 8:37 AM on Mar. 12, 2013

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