Once your child hits the toddler stage, they are off and running! Trade in the bulky diaper bag for a smaller, more sleek messenger style sack that can be slung over the shoulder so you can keep up with your youngster! Children are less interested in sitting in the stroller and more apt to soak up the world around them. But, you've still got a few items to tote so check out our slideshow for the essentials!
By the time your babe is six-months-old, you have getting out of the house down, but now it's time to keep the lil one occupied as you run errands! Mama's diaper bag becomes more of a snack station and toy stash. Until your tot celebrates his or her first birthday, these five essentials in our slideshow should suffice.
Your first wee one brings a whole lot of joy and bewilderment. Suddenly, getting out of the house takes an hour and you end up carting fifteen pounds of goodies for an infant that weighs half of that! When you're scrambling for the door, just toss these five items in your diaper bag and you're good to go! Check out our slideshow to see our picks for the bare bones newborn essentials.