Being a mother requires patience and budget management skills. The latter is most important especially when purchasing the family’s basic needs including that of the baby and not go beyond the available budget. It takes practice but it can be done.
Thankfully, there are discount coupons that can be had in many ways today. Apart from the newspapers and magazines, mothers can get them online from various websites. They can also find them from product labels of their favorite grocery items.
Coupons are great to use if you have a tight budget or if you just want to merely try out new products in the market. While some provide discounts on regular prices, the others give away free items without having to purchase a product. Common baby stuff you can get using these tickets are diapers, formula, clothes, gear and magazines.
For diapers, you can get free samples if you request for them or you may register for diaper reward programs. Another option is to subscribe to a company’s mailing list. Some manufacturers have promos that require consumers to collect points or codes which they can later exchange for free coupons, books, gift certificates and toys.
Some online stores also offer coupon codes such as Supplies Outlet coupon codes that allow you to get discounts at checkout or get a baby product completely free of charge. Other times, you can get a free item when you purchase a product.
You might also want to visit Freecycle. This site is where you can find stuff posted by other people that they want to dispose of. Most of them want to get rid of certain items they no longer need but don’t want to be stressed in the process of selling them.
There are printable coupon sites you can check out, too. Some of them are Coupons.com, SuperTarget.com, Smartsource.com and Redplum.com. When you find what you’re looking for, print them right away because most of these sites set print limits.
When using coupons to get baby stuff, make sure that you know the terms and conditions. Do find out as well if there’s an expiration date to the coupons. If there is, then ensure that you use it right away.
For printable coupons and those that cut out from newspapers, magazines and mailings, bring them when you go to the grocery store. For the electronic coupons, these can be stored in your store card and the discounts are then deducted when you pay at the cashier and the card is swiped.
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Originally posted on December 3, 2012 @ 3:00 am