April showers are not a joke. We've discovered only one way to bear them: dress like a little kid, the one super deep inside that really loves jumping in puddles and playing in the rain. The key here is serious gear that will keep you dry whether you're facing a springy drizzle or full on wintry mix, but also has a sense of humor your nine year old self would wholeheartedly approve of. What to wear when it's raining cats and dogs? Rain boots and hooded coats are non-negotiable. Aggressive umbrella is optional, but it will improve your mood. Stop cringing, think of daffodils (tulips! peonies! anemones!), and get outside.