Nothing’s too expensive or too much for my baby, right? I suppose that this is a normal way of thinking for some parents, especially those who are going to have their first baby. Though it may sound nice and loving, it is not necessarily right nor is it practical. The truth is that you can still give your baby the best without having to spend an arm and a leg. What are some things that your baby can do without? Here are several that have come to mind.
There are tons of items at the store that you can get for your baby and a changing station is one of them. Though they can be useful, I think that you can very well change your baby on the bed, on the floor, or on the table. The important thing is that you have a towel or thick covering to protect your baby. You don’t really need to buy a changing station, that’s the bottom line.
Specially designed baby baths
You will definitely need a baby tub but I suggest not buying the designer ones. This is because your baby will outgrow the tub much quicker than you originally think. So, pick out a reasonably sized tub which is also reasonably priced.
There are toys and there are branded toys. I have nothing against the good brands when it comes to baby toys. However, some of them are just way too overpriced. Do not buy those just because of the brand. Look around for toys that would meet your baby’s developmental needs and do not focus on the brand.
Originally posted on August 25, 2008 @ 6:43 pm