I think that every Mom has a story of a time their kid threw up on them. It honestly felt like some type of initiation when it finally happened to me.
There we were, Nick, Emerson and myself. Leisurely strolling the aisles of Home Depot, filling our cart with all the essentials for a beautiful outdoor space. Emerson was a little fussy, but what else would you expect from a 14 month old? he starts coughing and throws up a little on his shirt. It was my first time ever seeing him get sick and his little face just looked so pitiful my heart broke. My first instinct was to comfort him, so I grabbed him out of the cart to hold him against my chest, and that’s when it happened. All down my shirt, into my bra and all over the floors. Nick was frozen and horrified unable to really help because I mean, what could he do. ‘We need to go NOW’ were pretty much the only words I could come up with. We literally left our cart in the middle of the aisle (sorry Home Depot!) and booked it to the car.
Once we got to the car I took off my shirt and threw on a cardigan, which was the only thing I could find in my trunk. We made our way to the DR and ended up all being sick for a few days, but I learned a super valuable lesson, ALWAYS KEEP EXTRA CLOTHES IN YOUR CAR.
Ever since that fateful March day I have kept a fully stocked emergency car bag. Here’s a little peak at what I keep in my car so you can prepare yourself.
- Diaper and wipes for both babies.
- Extra clothing for each family member
I keep all my supplies in the JoLayle Diaper Caddy which I’ve become obsessed with. This is the third diaper caddy I’ve been through and it’s my favorite. It doesn’t look like a baby product, and the quality is amazing. As the kids get older I’ll be able to continue using the caddy and change out what i need in my emergency bag. (Hello potty training.)
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