… should be packing a baby for vacation.
Ugh! Talk about frustrating! I find it a constant internal battle just to dress her day to day let alone picking out outfits in advance for a week! I pretty much pulled everything out of her closet to try to fit in her little suitcase when I realized this was ridiculous and I needed to go through.
The main problem is, we planned this trip before she was born so I have known for about a year we were going to Disney with an eight-month old. This in turn means I have been shopping for this trip for that long. Well, I pretty much forget my own last name on a daily basis so remembering all the things I had already bought while out shopping was just not going to happen. Couple that with things that friends have bought her to wear on this trip and the kid could probably wear straight Disney clothes for about a month.
It took me two days, but I finally narrowed down what outfits she was going to wear (with sheer luck that some of them would just be way too hot to wear in Orlando in June). This may or may not have included all but crying while hanging some outfits back in the closet that I really, really liked.
But I digress…
So clothes are packed, 12 bathing suits (I kid you not) are packed, now on to all the other crap we need to take. Our rental car is not as big as our SUV so we were trying to really pack light. Yeah… that almost happened. Honest-to-goodness if we would have had to put the stroller in the car, we may have to strap me to the roof for the ride because the car is going to be packed! Mucho praises to the people who thought of stroller rentals delivered and picked up at your hotel!
So here is to hoping we didn’t forget anything and that when it’s all said and done, we have room to actually put the baby in the car too!