As a second time Mom I have come to appreciate a good quality and well organized diaper bag. Now some might say: “Why do you need a diaper bag at all? Just toss some diapers and wipes in your purse and you are good.” While yes, I am sure that works for some… I’ve been there… standing in the middle of the shopping mall thinking ‘Crap! I have band-aids at home… but not here in my purse’ so I have to go buy some because I need them right then and there… same can be said for snacks, hand wipes, a spare outfit, extra soother, burp cloth, the list goes on and on.
So when the news came that I was expecting again, I just happened to come across a Thirty One Ad that their ‘New Day Tote’ was 50% off when you spend $40… so naturally I happily spent my $40 dollars and got my beautifully striped diaper bag (along with a few smaller zippered pouches that I bought for the $40 dollars haha).
The ‘New Day Tote’ from Thirty-One Gifts has a great front pocket that is perfect for my wallet, cell phone and car keys. There are 2 outside side pockets that easily fit 2 baby bottles each (or a water bottle), an inside zipper pocket (great for those personal feminine products that you sort of need when out and about… but don’t need your husband going through when he takes the kid out to the grocery store), and several smaller inside pockets great for burp cloths, change pad, Kleenex, and you know… everything else you may need/want/think is a good idea. The best part about this bag? Completely Wipe-able! It doesn’t matter how dirty the car is that I rub up against, or that it sat on the floor of my house and got covered in dog hair… the bag cleans so easily that it always looks brand new!
So what did I spend my $40 on? I got two ‘Zipper Pouches’, One for the spare outfit that is always a must and one that is perfect for storing diapers, wipes and diaper cream. This way I can easily pass the bag to my husband when we are out and he can go change our little bundle without lugging my diaper bag/purse with him, but he also doesn’t have to juggle carrying everything loose. Next I got this fabulous ‘Cool Clip Thermal’ it’s great for keeping breast milk cool and a juice box or two for my older child. I can clip it to the side of the bag or just place it inside my bag… both work and are just as functional.
All in all I definitely give the ‘New Day Tote’ a 5 out of 5 stars as an excellent diaper bag choice! As an added bonus… they come in some pretty awesome designs! If you are looking to order one of your own, check them out here: https://www.mythirtyone.ca/2610047