I can’t describe the feeling I get when I am well prepared. It’s like some sort of adrenaline rush. I becoming a little more daring. No matter what comes my way, I’m prepared. I almost welcome a little hiccup to come along just so I can prove my preparedness as a mother. I can’t be the only mama out there that feels like that, right?
The only issue with this is, I HATE carrying all the essentials in our diaper bag for TWO babies. An extra outfit and what-not was fine when it was just Emmy, but now that we need essentials for Nora too, it was too many items for one bag. So my solution was to keep all of the emergency essentials in our car.
(psstt- if you want some tips on packing your diaper bag, check out this post)
We don’t have a ton of extra space to work with in our car. So we opted to use the lower trunk compartment as our emergency car kit spot.
We picked up a $5 plastic container from Target. Here’s a list of everything we had inside. Keep in mind, both our babies are in diapers. If you just have one baby, a much smaller container would probably to.
- Extra Outfits (one for each baby)
- Jacket for Older baby
- Extra Blanket for younger baby
- Diapers (both sizes)
- Diaper cream(travel size)
- Hand Sanitizer
- Extra shirt for mom
- Clip on Stroller Fan
- Sanitizing Wipes
- Bug Spray
- Tide Pen
- Spare Toys for Both Babes
- Car Seat Shade
- Small First Aid Kit
We always keep a large blanket in our car too for trips to the park, although this wouldn’t fit into our plastic container.
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