Mom confession: Can you take money-saving too far and ways to save on baby gear
As a new mom, I was vigilant about saving money on baby gear.
Why shouldn’t I be? A middle-class American family spends an average of $14,320 on baby’s first year alone, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
That’s a lot of diapers.
But one fall morning a few years ago, I learned you can take deal-seeking too far.
It all started out innocently enough when I took my kids for an early-morning run in their stroller. Because the temperatures were brisk, I opted against getting them dressed and kept them bundled in their fleece pajamas.
It was garbage day. I was in the final stretch of my run, up the malodorous hill near my house,