Mom’s Car Emergency Kit
As a mom, your brain is so preoccupied with a lot of things. Juggling between a caring mother and a successful professional is no joke. Therefore, the more organized your space and stuff is, the easier it would be to manage. While travelling with baby or kids, you need to have a lot of stuff on hand.
Here are some reasons for having a mom’s car emergency kit:
- Having extra stuff right in your car can make up for all the essential things that you forgot back home.
- You think you have a baby wipes in your diaper bag but oops! You have run out of wipes. Thank God, you have an extra pack of wipes in your car kit. Can you relate?
- At times, your baby’s poop explodes right out of his or diaper smearing everything around with filth. Would not you like to have a lot of things around to clean up the mess!
- To make up for dirty and damaged baby stuff at once, having a mom’s car emergency kit is a must.
What all should you have in your mom’s car emergency kit?
First things first have a bag or a container in your car which is appropriate for the size and interiors of your car. Secondly, keep it organized and reload the used items as soon as you get home. Now, let us talk about some of the stuff that may come in handy in times of emergency situations with babies and young children. By emergency, we mean things like running out of diapers, diaper blowouts, baby vomiting all of a sudden and getting hungry while you are commuting and a lot of things like that.
Must have(s) in your car emergency kit:
- A pair of extra clothes for you as well as the baby. Make sure you replace these with the change of seasons.
- Changing sheet that is preferably waterproof
- Extra diapers (At Least 3 to 4 of them)
- A wet bag to put the soiled diapers. You can also use plastic bags.
- children’s underwear or nappies
- Baby wipes
- An extra pacifier
- Basic medications and first aid kit
- Baby toiletries for an impromptu bath
- Extra bibs
- Hand Sanitizer
- Antibacterial wipes
- A roll of toilet paper
- Wash clothes or paper towels
- Tissue papers
- A cozy blanket
- Water bottles
- Baby milk formula and a clean feeder bottle
- A feeding cover (or not) if you are breastfeeding
- Light snacks to munch on
- Something to distract them on the go like colours, comics or a soft toy
- You can even have an iPad attatched to the back of the seat to keep kids engaged.
- Baby car seat
- Garbage bags
- You can use zip pouches or travel size containers to store the things you need.
- Alternatively, keep small packings of things like baby lotion, milk formula instead of full-sized containers.
Now that you know all the details, get ready to pack your own mom’s car emergency kit. It would hardly take a couple of minutes for you to get this mom’s car emergency kit together. Do you have any other ideas that you have in mind regarding the stuff that needs to be there in your car emergency kit?