Have you got your Eras Tour outfit organised yet?? We've matched each of our Tottie Wingwoman Bum Bags with our fave Taylor Swift eras for your inspo!
Which era are you going as??
Valentine's Day is right around the corner and it's time to show a little extra love to the people you care about. If you’re on the hunt for a gift for mum, wife, best friend, girlfriend, or to celebrate you, then Tottie has you covered!
For the New Mum
The Tottie Nappy Bag got everything you need. She has 14 pockets including insulated bottle pockets, a separate compartment for the wet stinky stuff, she's water resistant, and includes a pair of pram clips and a changing mat. The perfect backpack from baby and beyond!
For the Style Queen
The Tottie Crossbody Bag was created with organisation in mind, from card slots to phone pockets to key chains, she’s got a space for everything. We call her the Mary Poppins bag for a reason!
The Tottie Wing Woman Bum Bag is the ULTIMATE grab-and-go bag, she fits all of your essentials. She can be worn around the waist, across the body, or even on the shoulder.
For the Corporate Queen
The Tottie Tote Bag is ideal for any woman on the go, whether you're a corporate gal, working mum, gym junkie or always travelling, you'll love her - because there's 10 magical pockets inside to keep everything in its' place!
For the Travel Bug
The Tottie Travel Backpack is your new airport bestie, with 14 pockets, including 4 bottle pockets, a laptop pocket and a secret compartment (shhhh) plus a game changing travel strap, it’s a must have for your next adventure.
Still undecided? Give the Gift of Choice
It’s the bag carrying the reinforcements every parent needs. The safety net you don’t feel quite right without… it’s the all important nappy bag!
So, once you’ve chosen the baby bag that’s right for you, with all the suitable pockets and insulation and bells and whistles, then comes time to pack it full of whatever you need.
But what do you need in a nappy bag? We’ve consulted 7 real mums who’ve been there - some more than once - and they’ve come back with a definitive list of all the things you simply MUST have each time you dare leave the house!
Here's a handy list of what to bring when you are out and about with your baby:
1. Nappy Cream
This one is a must have! Nappy changes on the go can be particularly periling. What you don’t want is for your baby to sit in their nappy while you’re trying to get something done and all the while they’re howling because nappy rash has reared its head!
Do you carry a pack of wipes on the go to wipe spills and messy mouths? Me too! They’re great, but depending on which you use, they can be pretty brutal on your baby’s skin. A good moisturiser is so important to have on hand when you’re out and about so that you can replenish moisture stripped away by wipes.
Cleaning messy faces, messy fingers, bag spills, and soiled bums! Wipes are an absolute non negotiable when it comes to packing a nappy bag. It’s always best to have gentle, durable wipes on hand for nappy change time, and if you’re going to be wiping up a lot of spills, a good trick is to keep a pack of cheaper wipes on hand, so you don’t waste the really gentle ones on cleaning tables and high chairs!
A given - because it’s in the name - but nappies are an essential part of any well-packed nappy bag. If you’re unsure how many to pack, trust me - it’s better to be over than under! Also, don’t forget nappy bags! If you get a poo explosion while you’re out and about you know not always have immediate access to a bin! Take it from someone who’s been there.
In the world we’re currently living in, hand sanitiser is an all important inclusion in any nappy bag. It’s an extra safety step that means you can ensure a little extra protection, especially if your child has a penchant for sifting through dog poo, or picking anything up off the ground at any given time. It can also pay to have a sanitiser on hand for your dummies or a wand sanitiser for larger items.
Living in Australia, sunscreen is a must for both you and your baby, and re-applying is just as essential. Keep it handy in your nappy bag, and make sure you choose one that’s not sticky, too thick and is very easy to apply - so that you’re more likely to do it!
7. A Hat
In addition to sunscreen, a great protective hat is essential for every day outings for both you and your little ones. For young kids, you want a wide-brim that wraps around the whole head, as well as a chin strap you can adjust to ensure the hat isn’t pulled off. Being soft and machine washable is a major plus, too!
8. Spare Clothes
Anyone with kids know how crucial a change of clothes is, because it’s like Murphy’s Law. The moment you leave the house without them, is the moment you have an epic poo explosion or mess you just can’t come back from. Ever seen a kid walking around the cafe in a nappy? Yep, that’s me! A good tip is to always have one-two spare changes of tops and bottoms, differing in warmth. For undies, 4-6 is a good number to be safe.
9. A Swaddle
If you have a smaller baby, it’s always a great idea to ensure you have a spare swaddle or two in case you need to put them down either at someone else’s house or in their bassinet. Using the same swaddle for all sleep times can mean that your baby develops an association with that swaddle, and sleep time.
Whether you need them for sustenance on-the-go or for bargaining purposes, having a solid supply of healthy and delicious snacks can mean you see less tantrums and more good times during your time out. Snacks are often the thing that works when nothing else is working to diffuse a meltdown, so make sure you’re well stocked.
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Stuck with what to give this Christmas? We've got you! Check out our Tottie-approved Gift Guide for all the important people in your life:
Gifts For Bestie
2. Tottie Bestie Crossbody Bag $299
4. Tottie The Wing Woman Bum Bag $149
5. Frank Body Glow Mask $25
Gifts For New Mums
6. Sia Baby Carrier $429
Gifts For Dad
Gifts For Grandma
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ICC in Sydney
16 + 17 March, 2024
13 + 14 July, 2024
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7 + 8 September, 2024
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When you fall pregnant with your first baby, you really have little to no idea of the volume of ‘stuff’ you will accumulate - and then be forced to travel around with you.
For such a small person, babies really do require so much - and not just day-to-day, but especially when you’re travelling! As if leaving the house with a newborn isn’t daunting enough, but the idea of heading on a roadtrip, or overseas with a baby is enough to make anyone’s anxiety levels skyrocket.
Enter Tottie The Baby Bag - the ultimate travel baby bag
Minimalist with a luxe vibe, Tottie’s clever design with the practicality every parent wants - but doesn't know exists - make her irresistible. She's a premium vegan leather baby bag backpack, perfect for travel - and essential to parents on the go. Designed by parents, for parents who don't want to sacrifice style for practicality and efficiency. Just take a look and see for yourself:
1. Tottie The Baby Bag is comfortable to wear
She features padded shoulder straps that help to distribute weight evenly across your back, rather than on one shoulder. When you’re schlepping through the airport with 1000 things in tow, this makes all the difference.
2. She features space and suitable pockets for everything you need, including a change mat
Think 14 pockets, inclusive of a large, spacious central space for bulk items, plus additional compartments for extra storage of bottles, dummies, stress balls...etc. It has two insulated bottle pockets, and you can even fit a 15" laptop with built in-sleeve - so you can have Bluey on repeat!
Plus, the super plush change mat that comes included means you’ll never be stuck with nowhere to change your baby. Back of the boot rest stop nappy changes are suddenly a cinch!
3. She has an area to keep stinky items separate from everything else
Not everyone has a bin on board, so your Tottie Nappy Backpack comes complete with a unique compartment design which includes a bottom entry of the bag, perfect for used nappies or wet clothes to keep the stink away from the rest of your gear!
4. She makes you feel good wearing her
Premium vegan matte pebbled leather, polished gold hardware and a range of three stunning neutral hues (black, tan and stone) will do that…
5. She provides easy access to what you need, when you need it
The easy-to-identify and segmented pockets mean that you don’t need to go digging for what you’re looking for - it will always be right where you need it to be. This is an absolute must during car or plane travel. You need to reach that dummy, or that bottle right now.
6. She’s ecologically sustainable - and makes a real difference
Made with vegan leather, Tottie The Baby Bag is designed to be passed down and used again and again! Better still, when you buy a Tottie Nappy Backpack, you’re providing a vital birthing kit to women in underdeveloped countries, via the Birthing Kit Foundation Australia.
7. She provides longevity - can be used long after your baby has grown
Because she’s not a ‘traditional baby bag’, you can rock your Tottie travel bag long after you stop needing to stuff it with nappies! It looks just as perfect on a baby-free people as it does a couple toting a flock of kids! Needless to say, she looks just as at home on a girls-trip to New York, too. And we can prove it…
8. She’s stain and leak-proof!
A water-resistant lining that is easily wipeable makes up the inside, while the 100% stain resistant exterior means no tell-tale marks left behind by sticky fingers.
9. She’s totally unisex; able to be worn by both parents
Speaking of wearability, this is the only baby bag the dads feel comfortable rocking, too!
10. She’s versatile, can be worn on your back, hung from a hook, or clipped to your pram using the included pram clips
When you purchase your Tottie Nappy Backpack, you get two pram clips that mean you can secure your backpack to your stroller. There is also a dual purpose top carry handle for hanging and hook storage. This means a succinct clip-and-go no matter where in the world you are. Simply fling over your shoulder or attach to your pram and you’re ready to go!