Our family has traveled twice in the past three weeks: once to Houston for my birthday weekend and again to Houston for a spontaneous trip to the AMI Montessori Refresher Course (with a side trip to San Antonio to work on Redbud Montessori For All for 2016).
On the first trip, we forgot to bring Tate's rice cereal. On the second trip, we forgot Henry's underwear.
The frustrating part was that we could've avoided both of those issues (and made the entire packing process less stressful and more efficient) simply by making a list (and using the same list as a starting point for every trip).
I'm fine making mistakes, but I don't like to make them over and over again simply because I haven't set aside time to fix them. So now is the time. Here is my general list:
- Sara's clothes (including undergarments)
- Matt's clothes (including undergarments)
- Tate's clothes
- Tate's socks
- Henry's clothes
- Henry's underwear
- Henry's nighttime diaper
- Tate's diapers
- Tate's wipes
- Rice cereal
- Phone charger
- Computer charger
- Toiletries (comb, soap, toothbrushes, floss, razor, nursing pads)
- Henry's toothbrush and toothpaste
- Tate's bed and blanket
Thanks for bearing with me through this boring post!