Archive - February, 2008

Inspiring Work

It’s in the air…it’s in the water…it’s written on the boardroom walls. People talk about it everyday and everywhere we go, here at Graco. Pregnancy, babies, and family time…it’s our passion and we live the work! I offer up proof of this with a photo of three women (all Graco bloggers, l to r: Amy, [...]

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Bloggers- A Community that Cares

As we sat down to create this blog for Graco, we started with the basics. What is a blog? Why do they exist? Who writes them and why do people read them? (yes- the BASICS). We got the textbook answers (and it turns out, there are many, many different answers for all of the above.) [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #10

“I wonder… why I’m double insulated and Mommy’s not even wearing gloves?!”  Pudding Pop sures looks cozy in all that snow gear!  Proud Mom, Melissa, was the one freezing when they went outside to sled.  Somehow a snow + a saucer + a smile warms you right up! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo [...]

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A Parenting Pickle

Okay…I’m in a pickle, and not one of those sweet little gherkin pickles, either.  It’s more of a huge sour pickle you have to fish out of barrel at the deli.  The kind that’s so sour, it sucks your face inside out when you take a bite.  That’s me right now…in a pickle, face sucked [...]

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Baby #2 vs. Baby #1 (a totally different pregnancy!)

Let me just start by saying that I am the oldest child in my family. It is only now, now that I’m pregnant with Baby #2 (due in T-minus 2 months), that I’m starting to see the gripes of a second child. (don’t tell my sister I realized this though!) And, yes, for me the [...]

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The Excitement Builds

Launching a new product is always exciting for us at Graco but recently we found something that got us really excited – a sure sign that you, our customers, are excited about a new product we just launched. (the Graco Nautilus Car Seat) Someone pointed us to this great post they found on [...]

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A wave of guilt

More countertop space!! Who knew more countertop space could make someone so happy. Oh wait, and sad at the same time?? I recently purchased a new over-the-oven microwave and was over-the-moon with anticipation about all the new countertop space I would now have once I give my old microwave the heave-ho. Hmmm… what should I [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #9

“I wonder… if this is the next 2024 Olympic Ski Jumping Gold Medalist!?” This is a picture of Jen Callaghan’s (Commercialization Manager here at Graco) nephew JMC tackling the slopes on her family’s last vacation. Note: he’s not even 3 yet! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder [...]

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Guest Celebrity Blogger – Expectant Mom, Actress Christie Lynn Smith

Every month we hope to share with you, a little peek inside the life of a celebrity parent or parent-to-be. We’ve asked them a bunch of questions and they’ve been kind enough to answer them (and then some!) Reading the answers, you clearly see that as parents we’re all very similar. When you take away their [...]

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Gotta Love Karma…

As a child, I was a very picky eater (I have to say, I still am). When I wouldn’t eat dinner, my mom used to say, “I hope you have a daughter that is just as bad as you.” Well, what goes around comes around. My daughter Pudding Pop is an extremely picky eater (or [...]

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