My very pregnant friend recently asked me to assess a diaper bag, and give my honest feedback on what I thought. This reminded me of how clueless I felt when I first set out to register for a diaper bag. There were so many options, it made my head spin!
In my 3+ years as a mom, I’ve experienced more than my fair share of diaper bags. First, there was the Lassig Messenger, which was a gift. Then, I discovered the Skip Hop Versa, which became my holy grail diaper bag when I had only one child. When it started falling apart at the seams, I turned my sights to the Kate Spade Stevie. I realized quickly that it didn’t quite suit my needs. The idea of a large diaper bag seemed to fit the bill when I became a mom of two, so the Danzo Weekender it was, but it turned out to be beyond ginormous! Through it all, Mr. Heels has been carrying around the Diaper Dude, whereas I finally settled and stayed with the Kate Spade Denise after seeing how classy and chic it looked on Mrs. Checkers. And as much as I like my current one, I still wouldn’t call it perfect.
After much trial and error, I now know exactly what I’d want in my perfect diaper bag: