By age 8, John Stuart Mill had learned Latin and Greek and had written a political treatise barring those with no knowledge of Latin or Greek from his tree house. Enliven your child's mind and wardrobe with today's Groupon: for $12, you get $25 worth of children's consignment apparel and toys at Pumkin Petunia.
Pumkin Petunia's owner, Tammy Stevenson, hunts diligently for gently used, kid-safe apparel and toys for newborns to 12-year-old tykes. Children can turbo kick reality in a variety of shoes or boots ($5) while donning threads in brands such as Gymboree, Pom Pom, and Room Seven. Skirts ($2–$14) allow for fashion-forward curtsies, and plush hoodies ($2–$14) protect young heads. Refurbish playpens with traditional toys such as Lite-Brite ($4) and a Little Tikes parking garage ($14), or trick up rides to preschool with a Peg Perego stroller ($75).