Is your diaper bag filled with half-eaten snacks, leaking sippy cups and dirty wipes? Is it sometimes difficult to even find a diaper in there amidst the clutter? You are not alone!
These Chicago-area moms share some of their deep, dark diaper bag secrets and the must-have essentials they won't leave home without.
Mom: Carla Bird, Chicago
Kid: Kennedy, 23 months
Must-have: "Eco-friendly RuMe bags. They're durable, portable, and perfect for grocery shopping, messy diapers and anything else that your heart desires. They come in different colors and sizes, and the mini bags are the perfect size to hold a wallet, keys, cell phone, a few diapers and wipes."
Dirty secret: "I have had anything from an extra bra, breast shields, Crystal Light On the Go packets, protein shakes, lip gloss, and even cuticle nail oil in Kennedy's diaper bag."