Archive - June, 2008

Guest Celebrity Blogger – Actor, Author and Dad, Evan Handler

Author, Broadway alum, television actor and movie star, leukemia survivor, Father… in case you haven’t guessed, I am talking about Evan Handler. In honor of Father’s Day, Evan Handler (most recently of Sex and the City and his new book Its Only Temporary – The Good News and The Bad News of Being Alive ), was kind enough [...]

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Happy DADA Day!

I love this picture. This is excitement incarnate- the effect of watching your cousins doing cannonball after cannonball into the pool. Cheering them on with such genuine emotion. I love it. I see this face a lot- well maybe not exactly this face- but ones very similar. I see it when I come up the [...]

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One Stay-at-Home Dad’s Point of View

As a lot of you know, my husband Chris, is a stay-at-home Dad. In recognition of Father’s Day, I asked him if he would be willing to share his perspective on taking on that role in our home. After he sighed and “thanked” me for the “homework assignment,” he apparently got to work! (because he just [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #25

This is a fun Wondrous Wednesday and a first for the blog.  Marta Aebischer, who works on strollers, asked if she could post something for today’s Wondrous Wednesday – I obliged and if you read below, you’ll see why… (I could barely contain myself!)  – How can you ever love a second child as much as [...]

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Top 10 Ways to Keep a 2 Year Old Quiet

Every parent knows the anxiety that comes when you receive a wedding invitation that says “children invited”. The first thought that rushes through your head is, how will I keep our daughter quiet during the wedding service? Now that my husband & I are experiencing life with a 2 year old – it’s amazing how [...]

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Graco’s Hidden Talents

We’ve all been there: your car breaks down on the side of the road and you don’t know what to do, or you’re having a bad day and could just use some comfort food, or you split your pants before a big presentation. (ok, maybe not ALL of us have been there) Here at Graco, [...]

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Add Cheer: Volunteer!

Volunteer. Give Back. Pitch in. Help out. Lend a hand. These are all synonymous terms. Regardless of how you refer to it, the opportunities abound, both individually and as a family, through businesses, faith-based organizations, government, nonprofits, school and youth groups, older adult groups, etc… For quite a while now, we’ve been volunteering either as [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #24

“I see good things in your future” As the weather gets warmer, blowing bubbles becomes a favorite pastime in backyards across the country.  That is certainly the case for ”Toodles,” daughter of Kristie who is on our creative team here at Graco.  Blowing bubbles never gets old and you never get too old to blow bubbles! [...]

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Potty Training: Mission Impossible…accomplished!

I can’t believe it. My little Punkin’ Bear turned 3 earlier this month and while I was so caught up in the excitement details of planning her party, I’m just finally getting around to reflecting on all of the amazing developments she’s made in her first 3 years of life. I suppose it’s natural for [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nod – May

May Monthly Nods – Enjoy! Lindsay Lebresco – The Silent I – About a Boy I know. I know- this post was written almost 2 years ago. Doesn’t matter. Still applies. Especially to me. I LOVE this post. It speaks to me in soooo many ways- being the mother of a son, someone who loves [...]

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