You know how to do the car seat tango: Pop it in, drive around, pop it out, lug, lug, lug.
To help you with those last painful steps, there’s Itzy Ritzy’s Wrap & Roll. The smart invention is a pad that wraps around an infant carrier handle to cushion your arm while you’re lifting the car seat. And it has another trick up its sleeve: It unrolls to become a play mat.
Made from soft cotton and minky, the machine-washable circle can be spread out for tummy time (it comes with a mirror and toy loops to keep littles occupied). In a pinch, you can also use it as a changing pad or blanket.
You have to love a product that does so many things — all without taking up a lick of space in your diaper bag. And that’s no song and dance.
Available at itzyritzy.com, $30.
Photo: Courtesy of Itzy Ritzy
Treasures at the Museum Book Signing
What: Meet author Deborra Richardson and pick up a copy of her illustrated story ($6).
Why: She’s also the National Museum of American History’s chief archivist.
When: Fri., 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Where: Constitution Ave. NW, at 14th St., 2nd flr. (202-633-1000). Admission is free.
George Washington’s Birthday Weekend
What: Hang with some 18th-century characters and mingle with the first prez.
Why: He doesn’t look a year over 280.
When: Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Mon., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria (703-780-2000). Sat. & Sun., adults and teens, $15; under 12, $7; under 6, free; Mon., free.
Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic
What: A century’s worth of characters twirl and spin.
Why: Who knew Mickey would be so graceful on skates?
When: Wed. & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Thurs., 10:30 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m., 2:30 & 6:30 p.m.; Sun., 12:30 & 4:30 p.m.; Mon., 12:30 p.m.
Where: Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, at 7th St. (202-628-3200). Tickets at 800-551-7328 or online at ticketmaster.com. Adults and children, $20-$75; under 2, free.