Truth #1: Self-Education Is Everything
"Like most newly engaged people, I’ve never registered for anything before. So the first thing I did was registry research," said Kerr. "I talked to pals who have been married for a few years to get their perspective, friends who had just gotten married and still had the experience fresh in their minds, and read countless articles about how to register. In short: I acted like a reporter!"

"There are so many options these days, and I think it’s worth taking the time to educate yourself of all of those options, before narrowing it down to what’s right for you, your significant other, and your lives together," she adds.