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 Shopping for back to school clothes is tough when you’ve got multiple children with multiple personalities.

 My oldest son is a smart, laid back kid.  He prefers helping his granddad with handyman work and playing Naruto with his little brothers over going to school dances.  My middle son is a mastermind.  I put him on the Code Academy website for one hour and by the end he was teaching me how to cheat the code.

 My youngest son, well he’s  a mix between Bear Gryles and the Hulk.  He like to eats clover straight from the grass and will jump off the couch like Spiderman to punch his brother if he cheats him in video games.  As you can guess shopping for back to school clothes with those boys is a challenge.

That’s why we love JCPenney.  They help us keep our pennies in our pockets so that we can pay for the important things. (Like laptops, field trips and other homeschooling expenses.)  JCPenney has affordable, but trendy styles so that every kid can feel comfortable being himself this school year without breaking the bank.  Plus, I can pick up polo shirts for hubby and cardigans for me for the fall days ahead.  

We have a ton of activities planned for our kids this coming school year.  They are super excited to start this September. The JCPenney Back-to-School video starring Fresh Prince of Bel Air’s Alfonso Ribiero got them even more amped up.  Let your kids watch it and dance-a-long.

Psst, there are quite a few of our brown babies rocking out in the video. Watch them around the one minute mark.

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Cynthia Mendoza

Hello. Welcome to a blog for Black moms looking to thrive while raising kids in this hectic world and the headquarters for Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a Pittsburgh support group for Black moms. Here I write about raising my three boys, living in and loving Pittsburgh, dating my husband, gardening and all kinds of other stuff. Thanks for visiting. Stay long & come often!

7 thoughts on “Got a Brave Kid? Shop Back-to-School with JCPenney”

MJ . August 10, 2016 at 12:55 pm

JCP always has the cutest kids clothes! I’ll definitely be checking out their back to school gear. Love the video.

Shelly (@MomsWithTots) . August 10, 2016 at 8:43 am

JCP is a great place to get many pieces for a reasonable price. When shopping for my daughter, I always tend to leave with more than I planned on buying!

rattlesandheels . August 9, 2016 at 5:13 pm

Whenever, I go to JCP I find so many deals they definitely keep the pennies in your pocket.

Muffy Mendoza . August 9, 2016 at 11:24 am

Thanks for commenting Tata. I love getting my essentials there. The boys always need t-shirts and jeans. JCP keeps us well stocked.

Muffy Mendoza . August 9, 2016 at 11:23 am

Shopping for boys is tough, but JCP definitely makes it easier. Their clothes are quality so I don’t have to worry about the rough and tumble nature of my little vikings…lol

Tata . August 9, 2016 at 11:06 am

I love that video and my kids do too! I love shopping an JCP for my kid’s separates.

Brandi . August 9, 2016 at 10:55 am

Shopping for boys can be challenging (I’ve heard), but these pieces are really cool! I’ve loved JCP for a long time, and it’s great that they are still making cute clothes after all this time.

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