I'll show you my summer bag if you show me yours
New moms stock their diaper bags with wipes, pacifiers, extra outfits, bottles and every other conceivable item that their little one could need. But new moms don't realize that your days of toting along necessary (and not-so-necessary) supplies for your offspring extends long beyond the diaper bag days. As a mother to a 3, 6 and 8 year-old, I pack a ton of stuff just to head out the door for an outing. My must-haves usually include 4 water bottles, Colin's food allergy emergency kit, hand sanitizer, kleenex, band aids, a myriad of snacks, sunscreen and baby wipes for the messes that surely await us. All of this, plus all of the crap that I usually carry for myself (you know, necessities like lip gloss, my phone, sunglasses, gigantic wallet, business cards, etc.). Summer outings mean even more stuff (think picnic lunches, sports equipment, swimming gear, changes of clothes, etc.). You get the gist, right? Moms lug a ton of crap around every day. In an effort to streamline your summer bag packing, I wanted to share a few of my favorite product essentials for your summer outing bag...