Packing is an art, especially with kids in tow.
My 1.5-year-old has been to 10 states and 5 countries over the course of his short time on this planet, and you can trust me when I say that I have made many mistakes packing along the way.
I’ve overpacked, underpacked, packed for a type of weather that didn’t exist in the climate of our destination… but over the last several trips I’ve found a few key pieces that I can make stretch for the duration of the trip. You’ll save both space in luggage and your back!
Ideal for the plane ride. The air conditioning can be harsh and flights can be long. We try to fly during bedtime and often make a stop before heading to the hotel in an effort to avoid jet lag. That means nixing the pajamas while still keeping Fox comfortable on the journey.
The weather can be unpredictable (even when you’ve stalked the forecast every day for weeks), so a layering tee is your best option in case a heat wave passes through. Just strip off coats and other layers to adjust temperatures. I love the colors of this dip dye tee since it transitions from a summer to a fall piece with ease.
Always pack a hoodie. I’ve brought one for Fox on a day trip to Disneyland when the forecast showed over 100 and still needed it at night. It can go over the layering tee or under a jacket, and this particular one is reversible — score! Multiple outfits!
“Clean Up” Item
On our last trip we were mostly sightseeing, but we wound up being invited out to a couple dinners that required a put together look. It can be slipped over any shirt to immediately dress up your babe’s outfit. This sweater is super cozy while simultaneously making Fox look like a baby gentleman. Nothing is cuter than a baby gentleman 😉
All of these pieces are Burt’s Bees Baby, which means they are 100% organic cotton, durable, and super adorable!
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