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How To Organize A Mom Swap

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Mom Swaps Are The New Garage Sale

A new trend has started that is seeing Moms get together in Mom Swaps and has them trading onesies, diaper bags, books, strollers, and toys.

You can try and sell your old stroller on Craigslist, but it can be a hassle arranging pickup, payment, and such. You can have a garage sale, and hang on the lawn all day waiting for randoms to drive by, or you can blow it out all at once.

Mom Swaps concentrate the audience and people can turn around a lot of things they no longer need for some serious money. There is strength in numbers and it’s a win/win for everyone involved.

My wife would easily make $300+ in a few hours working a table selling old toys and sleepers, and at the same time she would be able to wander tables of the other moms and get great deals. So this past weekend she organized her own.

If you’re wanting to organize a Mom Swap, here are some of the lessons my wife learned:

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Tips For Organizing A Mom Swap Garage Sale

Two Different Prices

Have one price for moms, one price for pros. Keep it affordable for moms to sell their gear, but also let in some home based businesses into the room. Our prices were $30 for moms, $60 for pros.

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