Summer Must Haves – Part 1

With summer underway, chances are your family has a lot of fun planned for the kids during the break. Whether they are planning their first trip to summer camp or a family trip to the beach, there are several items you want to make sure that you have ready to go. We have picked out some of our favorite summer must haves.

LabelsIf your child is attending camp this summer label all of her stuff is a must. Make sure that her things don’t get mixed up with any of her friends with these personalized labels. The camp pack comes with a variety of sizes of labels so that you can label all of your child’s belongings. They even come laminated which means that they won’t fade after being washed.Available at Label Daddy, $50.00

Sleep Solution on the goPlanning to get away for the weekend and need a quick sleep solution for your little one? the name says it all…its an absolute “breeze” to set this up! no need to stress about taking away fun time with the family as it sets up 1-2-3 and comes with an easy travel bag too!

Available at – $299

SunscreenThe sun is out in full force for the summer and that means that you need to protect your child’s skin when they are outside. Make sure to apply sunscreen before they go outside and apply it throughout the day. We love a sunscreen that is made with natural ingredients and without any harmful chemicals. That way you won’t worry about applying it several times during the day. Available at Kiss My Face, $14.99

BackpackWhether your little one is attending camp this summer or hours at the park with friends, he is going to need something to carry all of his stuff around. These backpacks are not only durable and easy to clean, but they come in a variety of bright colored designs. Available at Beatrix NY, $42.00

Car Seat Travel CartSummer means a lot of travel. And for many of us that means passing through the airport. If you are taking your car seat with you on your family vacation, make it easy to transport through the airport with this car seat travel cart. Your car seat securely attaches to the cart with the same latch system used in your car and you can wheel it throughout the airport, even with your child in it! Available at Britax, $79.99

Car Sun ShadeWith temperatures rising, it’s important to keep the car cooler for everyone. A sunshade for the window will keep your child cool when the sun is beating right into the window. It also helps keep the car cool when you are parked and not inside. These sunshades have a UPF 30+ protection to keep your child safe from the sun’s UV rays.Available at Britax, $9.99

Personalized TowelSummer means a lot of time spent outside in the water. Whether it’s the beach, the sprinklers at the park, or the neighborhood pool, your child will be joining several other kids for some water fun. Make sure that they can let their towel stick out from the rest with these fun personalized towels. Your child can pick out their favorite Disney character and have their name personalized on the top. They will love bringing it with them and drying off.Available at Disney Store, $10.99

Travel GamesIf you plan on a lot of road trips this summer, make sure you bring along some fun for the way. These classic travel games are fun for everyone and can get their minds off of the long trip ahead.

Available at Melissa & Doug, $4.99-$19.99

Water BottleKeep your little one hydrated this summer while they run around and play outside. They will love carrying around these cute water bottles that have a flip straw for easy opening and drinking! Available at Skip Hop, $6.00

Travel CarrierHolding baby through the airport or on long walks can be tough. This carrier not only has all of the great qualities that the original Ergobaby carrier does, but it also conveniently folds up into a bag so that it can be easily carried on your wrist without taking up a lot of space! Available at Ergobaby, $115.00

Tote BagMom needs a durable bag to carry around all of her essentials for the pool and the beach. This tote is tip-proof, tons of space and pockets inside, and has a tough canvas fabric that will help it withstand anything!

Available at Lands End, $30.50

Swim DiapersMake outdoor water fun both practical and stylish for your little one with these swim diapers. They won’t swell up and can easily be washed and reused all summer long! Available at Honest, $13.95