My Ultimate Travel Essentials

I’ve been traveling quite a lot lately, and traveling alone with a toddler is no joke. I’ve got it down to a science now but only with the help of some pretty amazing travel gear. Below are my favorite pieces to shop (plus a few extras) but first let me tell you why each one is so great…

When I’m alone I have to be as minimal as possible so my diaper bag turns into my carry on. I love using a chic one like this Jem & Bea below. Keeping organized is crucial for storing toys, plane tickets and a wallet. This silk pouch not only keeps it all separate and safe but it has a strap that turns into a cross body evening bag once I’m at my destination. It’s 1 less thing to pack. The BabyZen Yoyo Stroller is my life saver. I can fold it with one hand and put it on the belt through security and then quickly pop Isla back in to stroll to our gate. Best of all, I fold it up right before we board and I can store it with my bags in the overhead bins. It’s my absolute favorite travel piece and probably my number 1 recommended registry item! I love a cute but leak proof sippie cup, and cannot live without the mommy hook for any extra bags that I don’t have a hand for. A light blanket if the plane gets chilly and a book of stickers for easy entertainment really take up minimal space so they’re must haves. The final touch is a chic but comfortable airport look. Sneakers and Cashmere joggers are current favs right now.

Traveling with kids can be daunting but I promise even with 1 or 2 of these essentials and a good game plan it’s not only doable but can be enjoyable! Safe Travels!

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  1. Pouch, Gold No. 8 | 2. Light Blanket, Aden & Anais | 3. Travel Pack Wipes, Parasol | 5. Sticker Book, Target |4. Sippy Cup, Smilo| 6. Carry On Diaper Bag, Jem & Bea | 7. Stroller, Baby Zen Yoyo