Remove the Chaos with Mommy Bag Must Haves

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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It seems that lately I have been constantly on the go.  I spend the majority of my week taking Cohen to and from school, transporting the gang to Friday basketball practice and then of course my weekly errands to the grocery, park, playdates - you name it, we're doing it.  Even though it may have taken three children to get it down, I have finally mastered the contents of my Mommy Bag.  What is a Mommy Bag you ask?  Well, since different bags are warranted for different occasions, I simply put my must have items in a small pouch that I have labeled as my Mommy Bag.  This pouch is easily transportable and I can grab it and throw it in my different bags without having to completely empty each bag out. 

Here are my must haves for this Mommy Bag:

-Baby Wipes and Extra Diapers - These are for the obvious however, wipes are seriously so versatile I will use them for everything.  When I'm not using them for a diaper change, they are being used to wipe noses, shopping carts, tables or even little hands before eating snacks or meals.  I will probably carry wipes with me for the rest of my life.

-Fruit Snacks and Portable Snacks - I'm not sure what life was like before the creation of these items.  I'm pretty sure my children also don't remember life before fruit snacks either.

-Small Clutch or Wallet - The smaller the better.  Plus if you are just running a quick errand alone (wait, does that ever happen?) then you can just grab this bad boy and go.

-ChapStick® - I love ChapStick®.  Seriously, it's the one brand that I have grown up with and will never part with for as long as I liveChapStick® Classic Range soften and protect lips and the brand has been around for 100 years!  My mom used to always have the Cherry flavor in her purse when we were little while my Gram kept the Original and Spearmint flavors in her drawer for years.  I don't think I will ever leave the house without some.  That's why I stocked up on a few of my favorite flavors so you know, in case one got lost of something...  

No but seriously, during the summer I make sure to have plenty of ChapStick® Sun Defense tubes in my bag because these things have SPF 25 in them and are great protection from the sun.  I also will keep some ChapStick® Moisturizers and Medicated tubes for when my lips are feeling dry and need some extra TLC.  But the ChapStick® Tropical Paradise collection has been by far one of my favorite scents.  Since we aren't heading to the beach this Spring Break, I can take a little piece of paradise by infusing my lips with a little Mango Sunrise or Aloha Coconut.  Oh so dreamy.

-Pen - It seems I am always looking for a pen to use, so I try to be prepared...most of the time.

-Small Mirror - This comes in handy when you need to reapply makeup, see what kind of debris got in your eye or to pop that pimple that is calling your name while waiting for your iced coffee in the drive thru.  But I wouldn't really know anything about that last one.

I live by the saying, "Work smarter, not harder" and I'm telling you, this Mommy Bag makes the chaos just a little bit less in your life.  My mornings, afternoons and evenings are crazy enough so if I can add just one piece of simplicity to my ever living busy day, I will take that simplicity and raise you twelve.

What do you keep in your bag?  How do you organize your clutter?

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1 comment:

  1. I don't know that I have a favorite flavor. I love them all. A girl can never have too much chap stick. I use them on the kids too.