Road Trip Gear: Babies and Toddlers

Sometimes the exhaustion of traveling with small children nearly negates the restorative effects of a vacation. Perhaps even most so when you're all trapped together in a car for hours on end (especially trying if you're the only adult in the car). Before a recent 6 hour drive with our one-year-old we went through our checklist of things to bring to make the ride more pleasant and comfortable for our son. While we didn't being all of these things, here's the beginning of a good list of helpful products for road trippin' with the youngest ones.

While we're not necessarily recommending any of these products specifically they each represent a helpful category of products that you may find useful:

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Please add to our list - we're especially interested in diy ideas, too.

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As Apartment Therapy's Family Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.

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