Family => Family Talk => Topic started by: Keith on May 10, 2018, 06:39:18 PM

Title: Being Prepared Away from Home
Post by: Keith on May 10, 2018, 06:39:18 PM

It can be challenging to be away from home when a baby or toddler is along. Feelings of being unprepared for an emergency are understandable. Fortunately, there are some tips that can help a father as he is getting things done with his children.

Diaper Power

Young children seem to poop and pee at the most inconvenient time when they are out. A good starting point is to make a diaper bag that has all that necessary items in case of an emergency. When it is time to go out, remember to bring at least four diapers along, a package of wet wipes and a small container of hand sanitizer. These three items can prevent a father from tearing his hair out when a child experiences the call of nature. In addition to this, do not forget to create a diaper kit for each vehicle. Take a plastic bag and fill it with diapers and wet wipes. The kit can be amazing in case a diaper bag is forgotten at home or an emergency occurs in a vehicle.

Food Power

It would be an understatement to say that food matters to children. After all, children make it very apparent when they are hungry. It can be challenging to feed a child when out. However, it can definitely help to bring some food along whenever a father goes out. For a baby, bring extra formula in a plastic bag with at least one extra bottle. It can help to have an extra water bottle on hand when it is time to create formula. For a toddler, bring along premade meals as well as plastic spoons. A plastic container that is filled with healthy, dried snacks can be an excellent way to keep a child satisfied and out of trouble when on the go.

It does take some time to be prepared when going out. However, the investment and preparations are certainly worth it. Whether it is time to invest in a new diaper bag or custom labels online ( to help with labeling, helpful options are available.