Top 3: Multipurpose Travel Items for Moms

Toddler Train TravelAs I approach another solo-parent trip with my toddler, I’m making my list and checking it twice. Efficiency is key when you have to pack and plan for two people, and here are a few go-to’s I’ve picked up over the years.

Bookmark this for the next time you’re making your travel list.

Bonus tip: Save your child’s packing list on your computer. Then you don’t have to start from scratch each time!

Top 3: Multipurpose Travel Items for Moms

1. Wipes

For …

  • Messy hands
  • Messy faces
  • Messy butts
  • Potty accident “sponge baths”
  • Spills
  • A gentle face wash
  • Make-up remover
  • A toy (kids enjoy wiping down baby dolls, cars, airplane tray tables, plane windows, etc.)

2. Pashmina

Works as a …

  • Stylish accessory
  • Nap blanket
  • Breastfeeding cover up
  • Neck or lumbar pillow (rolled)
  • Low-tech climate control device (wrap or remove with the ever-changing temperature on planes)
  • Airplane seat “fort”

3. Coconut Oil

You’ll definitely get your money’s worth from this as:

  • Face wash
  • Moisturizer
  • Eye cream
  • Shaving oil
  • Chapstick
  • Diaper cream
  • Eczema treatment
  • Bug bite relief
  • Leave-in conditioner
  • Lice killer and deterrent
  • Back pain and muscle relief
  • Coffee sweetener

(Thanks for the great tip on that last one, Amy!)

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