Parenting is a rough, thankless job. Much more so when they are on the road. Remember being a little kid and crying or starting drama during vacations? What a buzzkill! You wouldn’t accept that from anyone today, would you? Imagine how hard it was for your parents to cope with those situations while traveling!
Well, you might not cry during vacations anymore (or do you?) but your kids might drive you to tears. Make traveling a little easier with these travel gifts for parents.
#1 All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet
As a parent who has travelled on a long haul flight with my young child, the Fire HD tablet was a live saver! It was easy to download lots of age-appropriate books and games for my little one to use offline. Instead of packing lots of different books, my little one had hundreds of books to choose from. There is a parent account for you to download everything you want, then transfer it to the child account. This way, you are sure that everything your child watches/reads are all appropriate for your child.
#2 Backseat Car Organizer Kick Mats
Anyone who has traveled with a car full of kids knows how frustrating the mess and clutter can become. For parents that love to travel, one of the best anxiety-reducing gifts will be the car seat organizer. Now they can pack all the kids’ clothes, snacks, and an ipad for shows all within easy reach.
#3 Eagle Creek Packing Cubes
Packing cubes make it easy to stay organized during a family trip. They come in many colors and sizes and allow you to separate your belongings by family member. You can use them to by outfit for each day or by type of clothing.
By using packing cubes it means you don’t have to dig through your entire bag every time someone in the family needs needed something. At the end of the trip, you can use the cubes to separate clean clothes from the dirty ones. Makes it easy for Mom (or Dad) to unpack and do the wash when you get home.
#4 Adventurist Classic by Adventurist Backpack Co.
The Adventurist Classic is a great gift for parents that love to travel (or travel for work), for parents that want a gift that gives back, or even new parents searching for a fashionable diaper bag for travel.
The Adventurist Classic is made with ultra durable and water-resistant 1000D Polyester and synthetic leather. It fits perfectly underneath the seat of a plane as a personal item or carry on, and is a great size as a daypack for travelers. For every backpack sold, Adventurist provides 25 meals to families in need across the U.S. and has provided over 65,000 meals to families in need since launching.
#5 catstudio Embroidered Pillows
Whether you are celebrating your child’s first vacation, a favorite family road trip, summers visiting our National Parks, or spring break vacations, these designs represent all of the wonderful adventures, memories, and time spent with family.
#6 Toiletry Bag Travel Toiletries Bag
Packing for ourselves is hard. Now think if you also had to pack for your kids, remembering important items for yourself can be difficult and frustrating when you leave home without them. Make sure parents don’t have to worry about that extra step in packing and gift them with a pre-made necessity pack. They’ll have all their toothpaste, skin care, and first aid products packed and ready to go which will be a huge timesaver.
#7 BubbleBum Ultra Portable and Inflatable Car Booster Seat
The BubbleBum foldable and ultra portable inflatable car booster seat keeps kids ages 4-11 safe and comfy throughout all drives.
Lightweight and easy to inflate/deflate, it can be carried in a backpack and three BubbleBums can fit across the back of a car! BubbleBum was also announced the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety’s “Best Bet” in their booster seat evaluation report, where they’ve branded BubbleBum as one of the best for safety!
#8 bblüv Döse Multi-purpose Stackable Containers
The compact and interchangeable Döse multi-purpose stackable and interchangeable containers are great for carrying snacks or formula milk on the go!
Easy to clean in the dishwasher, they feature three compartments with a large storage capacity of 4oz, a protective cap with a flexible silicone handle, and a funnel cap for easy pouring. It is compact enough to fit anywhere and also can be sterilized.
#9 Slope lenses – Horizon 1 sunglasses
100% eye protection against UV radiation from the Sun, three lens tint choices for varying weather conditions, high impact strength for protection during outdoor activities, premium quality, everybody looks good/cool wearing sunglasses and these three lens shape styles are edgy/stand out. Perfect for cycling, running, hiking, team sports, any outdoor activity.
#10 Wash It Later Soak & Save Bags
Liquid tight Soak & Save Bags designed with an aggressive seal, engineered to hold water without leaking! Each bag comes already equipped with a pod of chemical free, all natural/hypoallergenic soaking solution – dissolvable in hot OR cold water!
When a mess/baby blowout/travel disaster/spill happens, you simply toss in the clothes, add water, seal it up and start soaking and pretreating no matter where you are! Their bags are single use, fully recyclable and have stylish minimalistic designs on them so you don’t have to see through to the disaster inside! Isolate and contain the mess & smell, keep your luggage/diaper bag/purse/tote clean, and never again sacrifice your outfits to stains!
The recommendations of products and books within this article where sourced from industry experts. Their names and websites are listed below.
Segilola Salami from Segilola Salami Show
Susanna Williams from The Inn at Patrick Square
Dana Freeman from Dana Freeman Travels
Kelly Belknap from Adventurist Backpack Co.
Ginny Ball from catstudio
Susanna Williams from The Inn at Patrick Square
Anza Goodbar from BubbleBum
Anza Goodbar from bblüv
Andrew Cochran from Next Horizon Eyewear, LLC
Hannah England from Wash It Later