It's not easy or cheap keeping children amused. They hoot and holler for a toy or DVD when you're standing at the check out, but realize they prefer their ratty teddy bear and binky the moment you get in the car. The economy has so many of us tightening our spending budgets and seeking simple ways to save on everyday expenses so there's little room for whim purchases. I've put together some of my favorite toy sharing and media services that will keep your child (and her fickle taste) content and your wallet a little bit fuller.
My tots have a whole lotta loot. And, while it's hard to part with their favorite playthings, it's even more difficult to accommodate new toys and find a place to stow the old ones.
Taking a note from Netflix, a Houston mom of twin babes made a business out of solving problems for parents in similar predicaments. Offering toys from puzzles to activity centers for kids infant aged to five, BabyPlay subscriptions sell for various rates. To see the specifics, read more