Handy Tricks for Parents To Make Family Summer Trips Less Messy

We all know very well how messy summer can get with the kids off and the hot weather upon us. So to combat this, we have compiled some handy tricks for parents to make family summer trips less messy with their little ones.

Have a Kids Kit on Hand for the Car

When going on these summer car trips we'd encourage you to keep all of the essentials in a pack, such as sun cream and wet wipes, you'll be better prepared for summers messiest occurrences.

Stop Bugs in your Drinks

Flies or wasps in your kids drinks? Punch a hole through a cupcake liner with your straw to make a cover from unwanted flying guests.

Keep Dummies in a Plastic Container

If you are hitting the beach place your child's dummy in a plastic container, avoids the sand and then can be used for the car trip home.

Prevent Dripping Ice Pops

To prevent scrubbing streams of sticky drips off of your kid's arms post ice pop, poke a hole in the middle of a cupcake liner, then insert the stick to catch all the meting drips.

Use a Fitted Sheet at Beach

Instead of using a blanket that always ends up covered in sand, use a fitted sheet. When you stretch the corners with your cooler, bags and more, the sides help create a barrier from sandy situations.

De-Germ Those Beach Toys

The fastest way to hose down toys? A quick cycle in the dishwasher after your trip. Then you can throw them back into the play room with no worry.

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