Keeping children well clothed is a fairly expensive business, as most parents will testify. That's especially true right now. Children's clothes, like others, have gone up in price. Children outgrow their garments so quickly that many items become too small before they wear out.
"Clothing For Your Children,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 2
, Article 6.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol2/iss9/6