Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Baby on Board

Traveling with a kid and worried about how to pack up everything? No worries! Okay, honestly, worry a little, because there is a good news and a bad news! Lets get done with the bad news first. There is a lot, literally lot of packing to do. And here is the real bad news, if you forget even a single thing, it will leave you with quite a few panic stricken moments! Now the good news! I have a check list of things to ensure you pack everything! Rest assured it has everything as I travel almost every month with my child. He stays put weekend-to-weekend at his grand parents' place and I continue my work travel plans during the weekdays in between. I have been doing this since my kid was one month old. So trust me when I say I have everything on this list, I do have everything on the list.

Last minute packing (Say about 30 mins before you start the journey)

  • Feed for the journey 
  • Feed after the journey (I am always prepared with an extra feed, just in case the journey gets prolonged)
  • Regular medicines
  • Medicine measures and feeders
  • Water bottle / Sipper 
  • Potty/ Potty Seat
  • Sterilizer (until feeding bottles are used) 
Journey packing (I suggest start packing the night before)
  • Day out bag*
  • Food kit*
  • Bath kit*
  • Grooming kit*
  • Cleaning kit* (Laundry and utensils)
  • Clothes kit*
  • Sleeping kit*
  • Car seat
  • Selected few toys (preferably small in size)
  • SOS Medicines + Medical File
  • Pram (Optional)
  • Camera (Optional)
* Day out Bag
  • Diapers
  • Wet wipes
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Dusting powder
  • Diaper disposable bags
  • Water bottle / Sipper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • One set of change over clothes
  • One cuddler
  • Feed
  • Laundry bag 
  • Favorite toys or books
* Food Kit
  • Spoons
  • Bowls
  • Glass or Sipper
  • Bibs & Napkins
  • Multi purpose seat (only for babies under 8 months)
  • Sterlizer (only if the baby is using bottles)
* Bath Kit
  • Massage oil
  • Massage mat
  • Tooth brush
  • Tooth Paste (Baby)
  • Soap + Shampoo
  • Eau de colon
  • Towels sets
  • Potty/ Potty seat
* Grooming kit
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Body lotion
  • Moisturizer (Nevia)
  • Antiseptic cream (Kailas jeevan)
  • Nail Cutter
  • Nose cleaner
  • Hair brush
  • Dusting powder
* Cleaning kit (Laundry and utensils)
  • Bottle brush and scrub
  • Utensil cleaner (better have your own)
  • Detergent (If you use a different one for your baby)
  • Dettol/ Savlon
  • Tray to store your utensils
* Clothes Kit
  • Home ware
  • Party ware
  • Warm ware
  • Nappies/ UGs
  • Diapers
  • Socks
  • Shoes/ Floaters
* Sleeping Kit
  • Blankets
  • Bed covers
  • Cuddlers
  • Quick Dry (Till your baby is not potty trained)
  • Cushion (If your baby needs one)
Happy journey and a super peaceful mind! The feeling of being prepared and all set is indeed very good! 


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