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A Mindful and Minimalist Baby Registry, with Megan Whitaker
The Birthful Podcast: Episode #118
Creating a baby registry can be downright panic producing, but contrary to what the thousands of products out there would have you believe, you really don’t actually need that much. So how do you know what to get and when to get it? Megan Whitaker tells us more. Check it out!
To listen here, click the play button on the player above, or click the button below to listen in iTunes.
What we talked about:
What to consider before starting YOUR registry
Minimalist does not equal cheap
Narrowing down your big-ticket items
What’s it’s “shelf-life”?
How will you know if baby will like it?
Things vs. services
The amazingness that is the “sip-and-see”
Resisting the urge to stockpile
Narrowing down your “must-haves”
Survey says: will you spend $500? $1200? $3000? More?
Professional Bill Reduction Services (used by Megan) – If you want to try and reduce the cost of things like cable, but don’t want to deal with the hours of phone calls, this service will do it all for you. They just take part of what you save.
BabyList Registry (registry service used by Megan) – Put anything from any store (even Etsy and online boutiques) on the list PLUS register for “non-stuff” like meals, cleaning services and more.
… or CREATE YOUR OWN registry through Amazon and get 10-15% off!
(A one-time 10% discount (up to 15% for Amazon Prime members, compliments of Amazon Family) is offered on select items from your registry, 60 days before your child’s arrival date).
Megan Whitaker is a former pediatric nurse turned hippie mom from Nashville TN. She and her husband decided to change their lives 3 years ago and cut 65% of their income to pursue their dreams. Her husband’s now in graduate school for youth ministry and she is a stay at home mom and wellness blogger. Her passion is teaching new and expectant moms about nutrition, non-toxic living, holistic health and doing it all on a (very) small budget. You can find out more about her at www.goingcrunchynotcrazy.com
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