Every parent reaches the point where they realize it is time to get rid of their child’s old baby things. Everything from pushchairs to old noises can send you for a walk down memory lane filled with joy and maybe a little sadness, to the realization that your child is growing up. It can be many things but one thing it should never be is daunting. When getting rid of unneeded baby things, especially those that are bulky like pushchairs or highchairs, it can be confusing to know how to go about it. Do you sell or donate? If you sell then where do you start, online or in person? Here or 4 ways to sell old baby things easily.
1. Consignment Shops
First, check out your local consignment shops. Some consignment boutiques will buy your gently used items from you. Just make sure they appear in good like new condition because they tend to be selective.
2. Have a Garage sale!
A Garage sale is a great way to get rid of unwanted things. By selling gently used baby clothes and accessories right from your own home you are saving packing cost that you would have spent selling online! Additionally many people who are expecting wait to buy bigger ticket items like cribs, pushchairs, and changing tables; from garage sales because they know it’s a better deal. Invite neighbors you know who have small children or grandchildren and you can easily make a pretty penny. You get to make a profit and potential customers get to save money, it is a win win.
There are tons of social media accounts dedicated to buying, selling, and trading goods with people right in your neighborhood. People sell and trade all kinds of things, from cell phones, to glassware, to pushchairs Search online for local classifieds. Many times these groups and profiles are set to private, so you may need to request to join which may take 24 hours to be approved. The creator of the page is looking to make sure you are in fact local to the group. Sending a quick, direct message online about who you are and what you are looking to sell can help speed up the process.
Donation is usually the most foolproof way to get rid of baby clothes, pushchairs, and toys when trying to make room for new items. You may not get paid on the spot but you can write it off on your taxes and it is nice to know that your donation is going to a good cause.