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Win 1 of 2 $2500 Contributions Towards an RESP from Playtex & Babies ‘R’ Us

Win 1 of 2 $2500 Contributions Towards an RESP from Playtex & Babies ‘R’ Us

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In a few weeks, we’ll have a post on our blog that will tell you all about how you can set up an RESP (Registered Education Savings Plan) for your child but in the meantime, we wanted to tell you about an AMAZING opportunity from Playtex and Babies ‘R’ Us.

Playtex and Babies ‘R’ Us are hosting a Bright Futures Start Early contest in which you can enter to win 1 of 2 $2500 contributions towards an RESP!  You can also win 1 of 12 $100 Babies ‘R’ Us gift cards plus a Playtex gift basket!  This is HUGE!  The contest is currently open and runs through to December 31, 2012.

Enter the contest now! :)

What’s the Big Deal About Saving for Education Now?

According to this education cost calculator, the cost of education is rising at a rate of approximately 3% per year. You can choose the year your child will start post-secondary education to see just how much you can expect to pay for their education at home and abroad.  OVM Erin did this for her daughter Willow and she can expect anywhere from $70,000-110,000 for Willow’s post-secondary education.  Not a small chunk of change, that’s for sure.

Saving for education is important to do now so that you set yourself, and your child, up to succeed. By being able to send them to whichever school they choose, to study whichever program they want, the’ll be able to pursue a career without the worry of school costs looming overhead.

OVM Erin set up an RESP for her daughter Willow shortly after Willow was born and by saving just a small amount each month, the RESP portfolio already has thousands of dollars in it.  It makes a huge difference to start early.

Get More Support as a Canadian Momma

While the contest is super awesome, there is also another Playtex tool that we wanted to share with you. is an online community that features tools, newsletters and events to help Canadian moms navigate through all of the challenges of early motherhood.  We’ve ALL been there and we know what it’s like to have lots of questions but no answers.  The site combines expert advice, support and tips for women from the prenatal stage through the first few crucial years of motherhood.

On the site you’ll find a range of tools and downloads, such as a baby tracker to monitor patterns in baby’s daily activities, a baby proofing checklist and an immunization chart.  You’ll also find a number of articles on hot topics for moms, coupon offers, and an events listing page to help moms find other women in their community.

Check out the community!

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Comments (10)

  1. Angie Wednesday - 31 / 10 / 2012 Reply
    The link you have to enter the contest isn't working how else can I enter I searched it out I can't seem to find where to enter this contest I really want to enter please help
    • Crystal Wednesday - 31 / 10 / 2012 Reply
      When you click "Enter the contest now" it takes you to an app you need to accept on facebook, then to the Babies R Us Canada Facebook page to like their page and fill out the entry form! Hope this helps!
  2. Angie Wednesday - 31 / 10 / 2012 Reply
    When I click on it it tells me the page I have requested is not found
    • Crystal Wednesday - 31 / 10 / 2012 Reply
      Weird, everything is working fine on my end. Will let Erin know. Thanks.
    • Erin Wednesday - 31 / 10 / 2012 Reply
      Hi Angie! Are you logged into Facebook before you click the link?
  3. Katie Sunday - 30 / 12 / 2012 Reply
    I'm getting the same thing, page not found
  4. Katie Sunday - 30 / 12 / 2012 Reply
    Ok, I figured it out. It won't work on my phone or ipad Facebook app. I had to go onto the Internet and sign in there and then it worked. :)
    • Crystal Monday - 31 / 12 / 2012 Reply
      Glad you were able to figure it out Katie, I hadn't tried from phone and it worked fine from my laptop! Hope you got entered! :)
  5. Amanda Monday - 31 / 12 / 2012 Reply
    Hey ladies, I seethe others are having trouble, too, maybe I need to try the link from my laptop?
    • Crystal Monday - 31 / 12 / 2012 Reply
      It seems that is the case, it will only work from laptop/desktop not phones/ipads!Sorry about this!

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