Expecting? Here Are 3 Tips That’ll Make Growing Your Family Less Expensive

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When planning a family, we all like to think that it will happen one day when we finally have our lives in order and everything ready for the new family member. The reality is often different and many things can happen that cause you to have to follow a strict budget when your baby arrives. Here are 3 tips to help you get through that.

Borrow Things

If you have generous family and friends who offer to borrow or gift you things their kids have outgrown, use this option gratefully. There will be times when you can do something nice for them and this experience can even make you closer.

Shop Secondhand

Thrift stores can hide treasure and babies outgrow stuff so fast that it won’t be hard to find things that are as good as new. Other than thrift shops and garage sales, you can check out department stores and buy clothes in advance at the end of the season when there are sales. For example, shop for winter stuff for next winter on February sales.

Find Support

Everything will be so much easier if you have a friend who supports you, perhaps someone in a similar situation who understands what you’re going through.