Top 10 Worst Baby Registry Items? I Don’t Think So.

Have you ever seen one of those Top 10 lists of the most useless baby items?  If you haven’t, here’s one from Babble.  I’ve seen several of these lists in the past few months and a few of my favorite products routinely make the list.  I have to respectfully disagree with the following:

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The First Years Bottle Drying Rack

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When we were selecting items for our baby registry, Hubster and I didn’t think that we would need a bottle drying rack.  We thought it would be a waste of counter space.  For the first two months, we used our regular drying rack for all of C’s bottles.  The problem was that there were always bottles occupying the drying rack, which didn’t leave any room for dishes.

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Do You Use a Bottle Sterilizer?

As I’m getting every last thing prepared for our baby, I’ve gotten to the task of sterilizing bottles and pacifiers.  This task is probably (okay, definitely) the LEAST exciting of all baby preparation.  We live in a small space, so I elected not to purchase a bottle sterilizer to avoid having yet another appliance-type object sitting on our counter.  But spending so much time boiling objects in water leads me to the question…

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Embracing My Inner Maxx-inista

I *love* TJ Maxx.  And Marshall’s.  And Ross.

haha, I love pretty much any of those stores where you can get higher-end items for great deals.  Tonight we went to TJ Maxx and I bought a 5-pack of super cute Carter’s baby washcloths for $5.99 and my fav sports bra in a different color for $5.99!

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Car Seat Safety

Hubster and I attended a car seat safety class this week, sponsored by our local medical clinic.  I was dreading two hours of boring info about laws and facts.  It was actually really informative and I’d highly recommend any parent or soon-to-be parent to attend one of these classes.  Next week, we’ll even be able to have our car seat checked for proper installation.

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