Amazon is an amazing store in general. As a parent Amazon is savior and must have. Think it isn’t all that? Here are the seven reasons you should Amazon as a parent.
1. Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime cost $99/year. Prime offers a 30 day trial to try it out. What do you get? Same day to two day free shipping for free for over 1 million items. If you are in one of the 20 cities you can get 2-hr FREE delivery. You also get unlimited streaming music, videos and movies. Plus early access to deals on Amazon.
Welcome to hands free shopping. Using Amazon Echo or Amazon Tap, you simple speak to order your item, confirm and it is shipped with 2-day shipping. All transactions are secure and Amazon applies your Amazon coupons as well. You can also control playing music, make wireless free calls with Ooma and soon smart security with Vivint.
3. Amazon Family
Amazon Family provides recommendations tailored to your family based on reviews and feedback from other parents shopping on Amazon. By creating a child profile you unlock additional offers and recommendations for your family such as 20% off diaper subscriptions and a 15% Baby Registry completion discount.
4. Amazon Dash
Amazon Dash is a Wi-Fi connected device that reorders your favorite product with the press of a button. You can order anything such as toilet paper, liquid soap, coffee, diapers and formula. A button is $4.99 and right now they are offering a buy one get a credit.
5. Amazon Pantry
Amazon Pantry is a store where Prime members can shop for groceries and household products. You just fill a virtual box of items from the Prime Pantry store and have them conveniently delivered to your home for a flat delivery fee of $5.99 per box. Thus, saving you a trip to the store. Plus, save with weekly deals and exclusive coupons.
6. Amazon STEM Store
Amazon has a STEM store. Looking for toys or games that are geared to science, technology, engineering, and math then this is a one stop shop for it all. This store is broken down by age and they showcase their top picks to help encourage and develop your child’s skills in this core areas.
7. Amazon Wine
If you are lucky enough to live in a state that allows wine deliver, then you may want to take advantage of Amazon wine for those of us who can’t. You can choose from a great variety and you can take ship wine as low as 1 cent.
I have mentioned a few times about coupons. Yes, Amazon has exclusive coupons. Always look at for them and make sure to click (clip) on them before you place your order.
Don’t need your item right away? You can get credit for Kindle books or music by choosing a longer shipping time. Plus shipping is still free.
You can avoid stares and judgement because your toddler throwing a tantrum or your child is dressed themselves this morning. You can just click in the comfort of your home in your yoga pants with kids running around.
Enjoy the benefits of Amazon as a Parent.
Wife and mother of twins. Founder of Pride & Joy Baby Planners and The Expecting Mamas Network.