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to want my dc yo wear something different?

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superbagpuss Wed 26-Mar-14 19:10:39

I have DT 4 and if left to their own devices will wear the same t shirt every day out of a wardrobe each full of clothes

I feel sad because they have some really nice things but every sat/sun they wear the same thing unless I make them wear something else

am I being mean in forcing them some variety in clothes?

formerbabe Wed 26-Mar-14 19:16:06

My ds is the same... He wears his oldest, ankle swinging jeans and old t shirt all the time! He never wears any of the smart stuff he has! I let it go...pick your battles and all that!

Waltonswatcher1 Wed 26-Mar-14 19:32:54

It's clothes !
Be grateful . Stop buying them too much , then you won't resent the waste .
At four my Ds lived in his cowboy outfit or princess outfit . Happy days I'd love to live through again ...

missorinoco Wed 26-Mar-14 19:37:30

YANBU, but you will look back and wonder why you wasted your energy forcing them to wear it.

I have one like this though. I feel your pain.

youmakemydreams Wed 26-Mar-14 19:40:45

You have my sympathies. Ds1 looks like he stole his clothes off a tramp half the time but I have given up trying to talk him into all the nice stuff I have bought him and have learnt to just roll my eyes inwardly. He's only 7 I'm actually longing for the lynx fog and blobs of hair gel on the bathroom floor teenage years.

BrownSauceSandwich Wed 26-Mar-14 19:40:56

Huh? Do you mean they keep wearing it even when it's dirty? If not, and they just really like that t-shirt (or whatever), I really, really don't understand why it should bother you. confused

Artandco Wed 26-Mar-14 19:43:31

I would just take half out. Stick in high cupboard. They will have to wear others. Swap every few weeks

Sirzy Wed 26-Mar-14 19:48:30

ds is 4. he loves his power ranger top (which is actually a plain blue regatta fleece) and will wear it at any chance. As long as he is clean i am past caring what he wears!

starlight1234 Wed 26-Mar-14 19:57:45

My DS at 4 wore what I picked for him..When I asked him if he wanted to pick his own clothes he would say no he is too lazy hmm

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