Traveling alone can be tough enough trying to figure out what to pack, how much to pack etc etc. Throw a little into the mix, and it can make it that much more of a stressful situation. Here are some handy products that are compact, easy to tote, and can help make travel with littles a bit easier.
This portable high chair folds completely flat, comes with its own plastic tray so you know little is eating from a clean surface, and holds up to 37 lbs of weight. Super easy to use, it clamps safely onto most table or kitchen island edges, and also comes with its ow. Storage bag, making traveling with it that much easier. Available at Liam and Lauren Baby, Babies R Us Canada, SnuggleBugz, and Well.ca
This portable black out blind hangs by using the provided suction cups and fits most standard size windows. It’s a life saver if you have a little that needs complete darkness to sleep, and is lightweight and comes with its own travel bag, making it super easy to pack. Available at SnuggleBugz, Well.ca and Liam and Lauren Baby.
The smaller version of the EzPz Happy Mat, these little dishes suction to any tabletop and standard sized high chair tray, making feeding time a little bit less messy. Plus, the rinse clean easily, and their small size makes them a breeze to pack into a diaper bag or picnic basket. Available at Liam and Lauren Baby, West Coast Kids, SnuggleBugz and Well.ca
These stretchy, adaptable, soft spouted silicone sippy lids are the handiest thing ever. They fit on any standard sized cup top, forming a tight, 95% leak proof seal that makes dining out with littles a tad bit more of an enjoyable experience. Also available in green, blue and orange, or a straw version, they wash up simply and are tiny enough to store in a diaper bag. Available at Well.ca, SnuggleBugz, Babies R Us Canada or Liam and Lauren Baby
These head support pillows are meant for use in car seats and strollers, and provide excellent head and neck support for those long car rides when little is likely to fall asleep. They also help prevent flat head for newborns, and come highly recommended by a lot of physiotherapists. Available at WalMart.ca, SnuggleBugz, Liam and Lauren Baby, and Safety Superstore.
Made from incredibly soft bamboo muslin, these sleep sacks work as wearable blankets, so they save you from having to pack bulky blankets. They also make for a safer sleeping environment for little. Available at West Coast Kids, SnuggleBugz, Indigo and Well.ca
Weighing only 13lbs and incredibly simple to fold up and set up, this travel cot is easy to stow in the trunk, or check with your luggage. With a super soft mattress and washable textiles, it’s a much lighter choice then some of the other pack n’ plays on the market. Available at Well.ca and SnuggleBugz. Another great option is the Phil and Ted’s Traveller for $199.99 CDN. It weighs 7lbs, but is a bit more monotonous to put together.
Other handy things to stash in the car for road trips, or in bags for any kind of travel would be Colibri Wet Bags for keeping dirty clothes or other yuckies away from the clean stuff, the Gro Hush for portable white noise that only little hears, or Love Child Organics food pouches for easy, on the go meals. And to keep little hands busy, try June Bug’s Colouring Wallet.
Safe travels! ✈️🚂🚗🚙