But traveling with kids can sometimes feel overwhelming, and factoring in your child’s needs involves a lot more than uploading videos on your iPad and leaving time for bathroom breaks.
Jillian Darlington, CEO of MomCo App, has put together a few tips and products that will make traveling with kids a lot easier:
Happ Diaper Bags – HAPP Brand Diaper bags are great because they are fashionable and functional. No need for a handbag and diaper bag. These diaper bags act as both. This Vivienne Satchel is designed after a garden tool bag where there is a place for everything. It has seven exterior pockets, so you don’t have to dig to find things and a built in stroller strap. All HAPP diaper bags are treated with Teflon® fabric protector to help repel stains and liquids. $179
Silikids Silicone Straw Tops – You can give any cup a straw top in seconds with Silikids silicon straw tops. It is a silicone top that stretches over and grips the top of any size cup instantly making it spill proof. Perfect for on-the-go or at home. All Silikids products are made from 100% food-grade silicone. They offer an alternative to plastic ware and they are easy to use and clean. Set comes with 3 tops and a silicone straw. $8.95.
BumbleBum Inflatable Car Booster Seat – BubbleBum is a portable, lightweight, inflatable car booster seat for children aged between 4-11. It easily deflates and packs away, making it perfect for vacations, rental cars, taxis, coach journeys, school trips or carpooling. $29.99
KidCo Peapod Plus Travel Bed – The Peapod Plus Travel Bed makes sleeping away from home fun for kids. It is a 3.5 pound travel bed folds AND fits into a carry on suitcase! It comes fully assembled with a sleeping pad snapped to the underside of the floor. No further assembly is needed as it can be folded and stored with the sleeping pad fully attached. A large front zipper panel makes access to children easy. Designed for use with children one to five years old and comes with a carry/storage bag. It is great for indoor or outdoor use. $119
KidCo DinePod Portable Highchair – The DinePod is a lightweight portable high chair designed to bring baby to the table to share in family meals and fun time activities. At just over 5 pounds, the DinePod sets up instantly and provides seating indoors and outdoors at home or away. The simple fold and go design makes this a favorite with parents. $59.99
Trunki Ride On Suitcase – Trunki ride on suitcases are a great way to pack your young kids belongings and make traveling a little more fun for them. Children can ride Trunki when tired or be pulled by parents. It can also be shoulder carried. $50-$125
Last but not least, we recommend bringing a bag full of surprises, snacks and goodies, and of course an iPAD to keep kids entertained.