Dana Points, editor in chief of Parents magazine, suggests items to keep kids safe and occupied during family travel this holiday season.
Traveling with little ones this holiday season? Dana Points, editor-in-chief of Parents magazine, suggests these items to keep kids safe and occupied while on the road.
Béaba Stackable Formula & Snack Containers
These stackable food containers can be filled with snacks for older kids or formula for infants. The hook on top allows each stack to attach to your purse or carry-on bag. $12, potterybarn.com
QuickSmart 3-in-1 Travel Bassinet
This portable bassinet also folds into a changing station and diaper bag — great if you get stuck at an airport during a long delay — and provides everything you need for baby once you arrive at your destination. $69.99, amazon.com.
Go Anywhere Booster Seat from Polar Gear Baby
This on-the-go booster gives your child a secure seat right at the table and has a five-point restraint harness and three sets of adjustable straps to secure to a chair. $39.99, amazon.com.
This adorable mom-invented innovation keeps socks snug on baby's feet. No more lost socks at the airport! $8, sockons.com
Pit Stop Potty Protectors
Any parent knows that traveling with toddlers means lots of pit stops. These disposable toilet seat covers keep little hands from touching the seat. $9.99, summerinfant.com.
Kalencom 2-in-1 Potette Plus
If you are road tripping, this full-size, potty-on-the-go will save you from having to try and find a restroom at a moment's notice. It uses self-absorbing, disposable liners that discard like a diaper. Put this in the trunk of your car and take it out when you need it. $11.99, kalencon.com
Travel Tot Childproofing Kit
Now you can childproof a room wherever you go. This kit includes a finger-pinch guard, electrical outlet plug covers, foam corner guards, door knob cover, cord wind-up, sliding door lock, cabinet lock, multi-purpose straps, water thermometer, bandages, forehead thermometer, and a "Shhh, Travel-Tot sleeping" door hanger. $24.95, travel-tot.com.
Original Seaband for Children
Kids who suffer from motion sickness can place these acupressure bands around their wrists the next time they travel by plane, train, boat or car. $10, drugstore.com
Zoobies Plush Blanket Pet
These stuffed animals double as a pillow and blanket. $35, zoobies.com.
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