Softball season has officially begun. With two girls playing this season, we have practices 4 days per week and will have 2-3 games each week, starting in April. This is on top of their Scout meetings and activities, but two each is where I draw the line.
Kids’ extracurricular activities are a huge time commitment, and the cost can add up really fast, too! Registration fees, cleats, helmet, glove — we spent literally hundreds of dollars getting two of our girls started with softball. Luckily, most of the equipment we bought can be used from year to year.
The rest can be passed down to a younger sibling or sold for cash to buy the larger sizes. Used sporting goods for children are pretty easy to come by. Not only do kids outgrow things quickly, but they may lose interest, quit activities, and move onto the next big thing.
Leaving you with barely used uniforms, shoes, and equipment. Instead of letting it collect dust in the garage, you can sell it, donate it or trade it in. For 8 great places to dump your stuff — and buy what you need for the next season, continue reading on Babble.com…