In Iowa most people will tell you that we have Five Seasons. Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring and Mud. Winter lasts about 5 months of the year, Summer takes up 4, you get about a month and a half of Fall, and about a day and a half of Spring. The rest is Mud and it comes and goes as it pleases.
It’s not uncommon during certain parts of the year to wake up to frost on your windows, run the air conditioning in the car during the day and have to turn on the heat at night. Sometimes I wish for the less seasonal climates of my southern friends in Florida or Arizona, but then again I honestly have no concept of Christmas without the chance of snow so for now I’ll be staying put.
If you live in an area with crazy seasons you’ll know clothing your kids appropriately can be a little daunting so I’m here to share 7 Tips for Clothing Kids, Cheaply, in All Seasons (even Mud).