The pockets in the front are ok if you don't have other kids who need to go past the car seat. If you do, well don't think about putting too many bulky things in there. It's great for extra diapers when they are tiny (size 5, not so much) and you can't leave a full size wipe refill. I don't use them anymore, they aren't convenient enough for me. I can stick little toys in them but then my toddler can't reach them anyway.