So I have a problem with my current diaper bag situation. The main problem is that I am carrying too much around with me. As a pregnant woman, is was under the dangerous notion that I could keep carrying around my cute little purse. Not only am I not carrying around my cute little purse, I have exchanged it for a monster and usually end up carrying both the diaper bag and the purse anyways.
My monster purse is large enough, yet lacks any organizing features, resulting basically in a large black hole into which pacifiers, keys, receipts and change disappear into the abyss, never to be seen again.
My diaper bag, on the other hand, is too small. We carefully picked it out before the baby was born. Word to the wise, never let your husband have a say in the choice of diaper bag. Now, I’m not blaming it on him, but I think I would have done it differently knowing what I do now.
What I really need is a diaper bag that doubles as a purse. I gave up the hope of carrying a cute purse long ago, in favor of strict utilitarianism. I think I will still keep the small diaper bag in the car, with extra clothes, medicine, and food just for emergencies, and carry the diaper bag / purse (hereafter referred to as diapurse) with the essentials.
I have long coveted Skip Hop diaper bags for their versatility and organization, but haven’t wanted to shell out the cash for one. Today I was at Target and discovered that Skip Hop has created a line of diaper bags for Target called Spark.
At 30$ instead of 80$ I’m tempted to go this route. I’ll let you know how the diapurse works out for me.