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Jun 182016

Whenever I leave the house with the kids, I always need to make sure I’m prepared for anything. Is the older one thirsty in the car? I brought her bottle! Did the younger one have a potty accident? I brought a change of clothes & some Huggies® Little Snugglers diapers for her! Are we planning on spending some time outdoors today? I have the sunscreen with me! There are definitely certain must-have items that I always pack in my diaper bag. Keep reading to learn how to pack the perfect diaper bag.

Here’s what a well-stocked diaper bag contains:

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

  • Snack & Drink: Kids get thirsty & hungry on-the-go. They don’t care if you’re in the car or in a park. That’s why I always make sure to have some portable snacks & drinks with me at all times.
  • Toy: This one is especially useful for younger children. Whether we’re waiting in line at the bank or sitting in traffic in the car, babies can get bored & restless very easily. Avoid a meltdown by bringing along some small toys or stuffed animals.
  • Hand Sanitizer: We always have hand sanitizer within reach (whether we’re at home or on-the-go). It’s an easy way to prevent the transmission of germs.
  • Sunscreen: Especially during the summer, we always carry sunscreen with us so we can re-apply it every few hours when we’re outdoors. Keeping our skin protected under the sun is very important.
  • Change of clothes: There have been so many times I’ve been grateful that I packed an extra set of clothing for my kids. Whether it was a potty accident or a very messy meal, being able to put baby into a clean set of clothes has come in handy many times.
  • Diapers & wipes: Perhaps the most important items on this list, diapers & wipes are must-have items for every diaper bag. We’ve always loved Huggies® Little Snugglers diapers and Huggies® Natural Care wipes.

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

I remember when my kids were first born. I was so excited to hold them for the first time and give them their first hug! I remember those early newborn moments so well: those beautiful blue eyes, those tiny fingers & toes, that sense of security she felt in my arms, and so much more. Now, I’m happy to let Huggies® Little Snugglers provide their #SecondHug!
Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

We love how Huggies® Little Snugglers Diapers feature the unique GentleAbsorb* Liner (sizes N-2), which has tiny, soft pillows that provide a cushiony layer of protection between baby’s skin and the mess. And with the color-changing Wetness Indicator, it’s easy to know when baby’s diaper needs to be changed.
Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Did you know that moms prefer Huggies® Little Snugglers Diapers over Pampers Swaddlers† (†sizes 3-5)? The Softer Outer Cover makes baby comfortable and lets her skin breathe. Plus, the Pocketed Waistband helps to contain the mess inside the diaper. I also appreciate that the diapers are free of fragrances and lotions.
Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

When it comes to great wipes for baby, we love Huggies® Natural Care® Wipes. They feature TripleClean* Layers, which are durable enough to handle any mess but are still soft enough for baby’s sensitive skin. I really love that these wipes are hypoallergenic and free of fragrance and alcohol. With aloe and Vitamin E, these wipes are perfectly gentle for baby’s skin.
I picked up my Huggies® Little Snugglers diapers and Huggies® Natural Care wipes from Sam’s Club. I’ve been a member for a few years now and I save money every week simply by shopping there. Find out how you can become a member of your local Sam’s Club store and then head over to pick up these Huggies® Little Snugglers diapers & Natural Care wipes.
Before you head to the store, be sure to take advantage of this fabulous deal: Get a $10 off gift card when you purchase two Huggies® products! Simply buy any two packages of Little Snugglers diapers and/or Natural Care wipes between 5/9/16-6/30/16, snap a photo of your receipt and then email/text it to Huggies® by 7/15/16. You will receive a code and instructions within minutes to get your $10 Sam’s Club e-gift card.
Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag

Now, learn more about Huggies® diapers and tell me: What memories do you remember about the early newborn moments with your child? Why do you choose Huggies® diapers?

This post is sponsored by Huggies® but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

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20 Responses to “Packing the Perfect Diaper Bag”

  1. When my kids were babies, my husband would joke that if we got stranded somewhere, we could live a week off of what was in the diaper bag. I always made sure I had plenty of Huggies and wipes too.

    • EngineerMommy

      Haha that’s so funny! I’m the same way- I bring so many things with me everywhere… JUST IN CASE! 🙂

  2. So glad to get this bit of advice. We are expecting our first grandchild and we have not packed a diaper bag in almost 15 years. We love Huggies too. I have a stockpile of diapers for my new little one and there are a ton o Huggies boxes in that stack.

  3. Huggies have a track record when it comes to baby diapers for decades. This can really help organize the diaper packs.

  4. Those are definitely the essentials. Those wipes come in handy in so many situations!

  5. Looks like you have the diaper bag all figured out, very prepared!

  6. These are great diaper bad essentials. I don’t have kids but Huggies were the go-to brand my mom used for my sister and I when we were babies.

  7. I have three kids in a row. I just added and added and added to my diaper bag. I could have taken the kids cross country and not had to worry until we got there. Of course they added their own things to the bag as well.

  8. You never know what you might need when you’re out with little ones so you have to be prepared for almost anything. Diapers and wipes are an absolute must!

  9. Oh the days, I totally remember trying to pack the perfect diaper bag. I didn’t want it to be heavy but I wanted to make sure I had everything I needed.

  10. Those are definitely must haves for a diaper bag. Especially the diapers and wipes, got to have those.

  11. You pack a very well thought out diaper bag. I’ll be surprised to know if there’s anything you aren’t prepared for when you and your family go out.

  12. These are definitely all essentials. I never go anywhere without hand sanitizer for my kids,

  13. I haven’t had to pack a diaper bag in ages, but I remember the agony trying to remember everything. Great tips!

  14. Your essentials for the diaper bag are spot on! Change of clothes and diapers is most essential along with the snacks but a toy is always a great idea!

  15. I bet this post will we so useful for all the new parents! All the important stuff is right there, great post!

  16. Oh a mom never leaves home without the perfect diaper bag! I always pack one everyday and I think I’ve also mastered the art just like you.

  17. This is literally everything in my diaper bag! lol

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