Oh, the bliss of a new baby: watching in wonder as they sleep peacefully, inhaling their sweet scent, stroking the soft, peachy down on their heads. And then there’s the reality: their endless screaming as you put them in a child-safety seat, spitting up on the impossible-to-clean car-seat harness webbing, and — the piece de resistance — the diaper blowout when traveling at 75 mph on the highway.
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With a vast reserve of parenting experience on our Editorial staff — eight moms, including our staff Expert Moms, and seven dads, with a total of 33 kids and two more on the way (that we currently know of) — our team is experienced in the ways of traveling with babies in the car.
Here are our tips to help make your journey in the car with a baby just a little easier, not to mention less messy: