A Mindful and Minimalist Baby Registry, with Megan Whitaker

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!

 

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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?
  • Practice being flexible… even for your registry

Additional resources and articles*:

 

Related Birthful podcast:

 

My (Birthful) new baby essentials!: click here to read

… 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).

 


 

Photo of Megan Whitaker

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About Megan Whitaker

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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