Amazon Services Every Parent Needs to Know About

Amazon is a household name and a convenient resource for parents — check out these features offered with families in mind!

Amazon Family
If you’re a Prime member, receive exclusive family-oriented offers, coupons, and discounts, including 20% off diaper subscriptions and a 15% Baby Registry completion discount. Plus, receive age-based recommendations by creating a profile. Choose from Expecting or 0-6 months, up to 5-years-old.

Prime Now
As parents, we know it’s just impossible to get out of the house some days. Or better yet — you don’t want my teething, cranky 1-year-old at the store right now…trust me. Prime Now offers household items, fresh groceries, and essentials you need every day, with free 2-hour delivery in most zip codes with a minimum $20 order. From fresh ingredients for dinner to a last-minute birthday gift, Prime Now has a great selection.

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited
Children 3- to 12-years-old can enjoy unlimited access to more than 13,000 books, educational apps, games, movies, and TV shows with Amazon FreeTime Unlimited! For a small monthly fee, this all-in-one subscription service delivers the best titles for your tech-savvyy kiddos with no ads and no in-app purchases!

Kids can watch and play from anywhere, on any device, and parents can trust that the content is kid-friendly and, of course, kid-approved. Personalize the experience with parental controls, set educational goals, time limits, and so much more! Learn more about this unlimited online utopia here.

Amazon Prime Pantry
Prime members, get ready to stock your shelves for less with Amazon Prime Pantry! A service offered exclusively to Amazon Prime members, shop online for thousands of items and have your purchases delivered directly to your door.

With each order, you’ll save on grocery and household essentials without needing to buy in bulk; buy exactly what you need, when you need it! Prime Pantry has a flat delivery fee per box. However, members can receive free shipping with five qualifying Pantry items. Learn more.

Amazon Prime Video
Going on a trip soon and worried about entertaining the kids? Amazon Prime Video is a video streaming service you can enjoy anywhere. It’s a simple way to enjoy the best movies and shows from away from home! Available only with an eligible Prime membership, members can also purchase video subscriptions to entertainment channels such as Showtime, Starz, and more!

No wifi? No worries! Whether you’re flying through the sky with the little ones, waiting in the doctor’s office, or on a road trip, it’s easy to download and watch all your favorites! Learn more.

Amazon Restaurants
As if you needed yet another reason to love the world’s largest online store, Amazon now offers restaurant delivery! Exclusively for Amazon Prime members only, when hunger strikes, place your order online or on the app, and your meal will be delivered in 1 hour or less. Plus, for a limited time, enjoy $10 off your first order when you place an order of $20 or more.

Check out all the Amazon Restaurants cities here, including the 260+ eateries available in the DC area! Not offered in your area yet? Send a meal to a new parent, a college student, or a friend across the country!

Are you an Amazon-savvy parent? Share your own tips and recommendations with us by dropping an email to [email protected].

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