It’s pool season and there’s nothing worse than jumping out of the pool to head home and realize you are missing something! We are lucky enough to swim at BTR’s mom’s house whenever we want, so I like to keep my after swimming bag packed and ready to go at a moment’s notice!
Here are my five very basic essentials that are always in my pool bag!!
1. Hair Brush and Hair Ties
Not much else you can do with wet hair after the pool besides brush it out and throw it in a ponytail! I used to manage to keep my hair dry while hanging out at the pool, but squirt guns and wild boys now mean it is bound to get wet.
Although the pool is cool and refreshing, as soon as I am out I am working again in the humid air trying to get the boys out of the pool, out of their swim trunks, and making sure they are safe inside!
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3. Water and Snacks
Extra drinking water and snacks are pool essentials!. Swimming and the sun can wear you out fast. My boys are always starving right after swimming so I pack an extra water and snacks for me and them.
4. A towel and dry change of clothes
This goes without saying, but don’t forget your dry clothes for after you towel off! And yes I’ve forgotten mine many times and then I have to drive home in a wet towel. The worst!! So grab some gym shorts and a tee in case you need to run errands!
5. Pool Bag
Everyone needs a cute pool bag regardless of how often you go swimming! This way you can throw everything into your bag and it can just stay in there all summer so you don’t forget anything. Don’t forget to check it every week and do a restock of snacks! And don’t forget the wet bag for the wet swimsuits!!
Okay, what did I forget in my pool bag, besides bomb pops??