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Diaper Bag Essentials

Baby · Sponsored Post · March 6, 2018

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We have been a diaper bag carrying family for a year now and things have for sure changed in that time. Now that Liam is a toddler and requires a LOT less stuff we don’t use a giant bulky diaper bag. So today, along with sharing a bit about our diaper bag I am sharing our diaper bag essentials.

Diaper Bag Essentials

First of all we use the Fawn Designs diaper bag which I love because it can be worn a variety of ways! I wear it as a backpack and I LOVE it. It doesn’t look anything like a diaper bag and I have the gray with gold hardware. It’s so stylish and cute and the size is PERFECT! It can be worn as a crossbody or just on your shoulder as well.

For Me:

I keep my keys, wallet, lip balm and phone if I don’t carry a purse which depends on where we are going!

For Liam:

We obviously keep diapers and wipes and LOTS of them! I have been the mom at the pediatrician who didn’t have diapers once. We also keep these tiny trash bags that are great for disposing of dirty diapers!

I always have an extra pacifier and pacifier wipes because this kid will throw his paci in places like the mall or Target and no that’s not going back in his mouth without being cleaned.

I always keep a milk snob cover if I need to cover him in the stroller in case we are in a really sunny place or the pediatrician because of germs.

We usually have a variety of snacks like pouches, Annie’s crackers, and fruit and these snack catchers are great for Liam being able to feed himself without spilling everywhere.

We are still slowly weaning off bottles so we usually have at least one bottle and one sippy cup!

We also keep a bib- the Oxo bibs are our favorites.

Also we have to have a few toys. Liam loves this coffee cup toy/teether and anything with tags. He has a taggie book and a few taggie loveys. Then of course a wubbanub or two!

If you are a mama of a toddler I would love to know what you keep in your diaper bag?

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  • 21 thoughts on “Diaper Bag Essentials

    1. robin rue

      I always kept $20 in my diaper bag, too, because there were a few times I was out with the kids and needed cash, but didn’t have any.

    2. Wendy

      Oh my gosh, yes you need the extra pacifiers and wipes! I remember those days. We always had the snacks, drinks, and toys too. It felt like a short visit to a friend’s was like packing for a week long trip.

    3. Nellwyn

      I don’t have kids but I’m still always curious to know how people pack their diaper bags… I feel like I’m collecting useful info for the future. I love the idea of getting a bag that can be worn as a backpack, that’s so handy!

    4. Eevi-Sofia

      I am such a minimalist when it comes to my diaper bag., but I love seeing all the things you have in yours. and that was is one seriously beautiful diaper bag!

      Those pacifiers are the best!

    5. Annemarie LeBlanc

      This brought back memories of when my kids were still in diapers. Every time we’d go on a trip, it seems like I would pack the whole house with me. Haha. Seriously, I guess experience is the best teacher. Packing light, with only the essentials, is the best way to go. I will share this post with my daughter. She would love a guide like this for when they go on a trip.

    6. Vanessa

      Now that my son is older I don’t need to carry nearly as much as I used to! It’ll be interesting whenever another one comes along to see how my diaper bag changes 😉

    7. Keating | Mainely Keating

      We have a lot of these in my bag as well! We’re super basic. I don’t even carry an actual diaper bag haha I carry a Louis Vuitton Neverfull GM and just toss in what our daughter needs. Super simple! haha

    8. Julie

      I had a black and white car seat cover with my girls. I loved it! My baby could be covered, but at the same time there was plenty of space at the top. Love your diaper bag btw! Now my diaper bag holds diapers, wipes, 3 cups, couple water bottles, and miscellaneous stuff that have acquired in there.

    9. Kweni

      This is a well thought checklist. If I become a mom someday I’m definitely following your checklist. Smart idea to have an extra pacifier in there.

    10. Peter

      Our diaper bags have always been overflowing. Having so many kids so close in age, means trying to fit two bags into one most days. We’ve never had to use pacifiers so saved a bit of space there. All must have ideas!

    11. Clair

      Great list!! I made sure to have my Milk Snob cover with me at all times. I found it as important as the diapers, wipes, extra clothes…oh, and my lip balm is a must too haha!


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