What’s in my Diaper Bag

When I had my first baby, I had a HUGE diaper bag, and I brought everything with me and still felt like I always needed something else. By the time my second baby arrived, I got really really good at leaving the house with only the essentials (diapers and wipes), pending on the trip of course. When the girls were littler, I had way more items, luckily we don’t need pacis, burp cloths etc.

Here is my current diaper bag, filled with everything we would need for an afternoon out:

  • Diapers (At this age I only pack 2-3 pending on how long we will be out) and a changing pad
  • Wipes
  • Change of clothes and underwear, plus a big ziplock bag in case there is an accident and I need to contain the mess
  • Snacks, snacks, snack! I basically carry a small pantry around with me, now with two kids I have enough snacks to hold them over if we are out during a meal time. I keep the snacks in a zip lock baggie, this way they are contained and easy for my toddler to pull out instead of taking everything out to find what she wants.
  • Water bottles for all
  • A toy that makes noise, for distraction in the car, diaper changes, etc.
  • Miscellaneous items-Chapstick, tissues, mini first aid kit, hand sanitizer, lotion, sunscreen etc.
  • A secret treat, I always have something on hand just in case I need to motivate (aka bribe) or distract my toddler.

Here is the link to my favorite diaper bag and its under $90!

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