Archive - July, 2008
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Keeping Promises

I’m looking for some help/opinions on this one, so take a read and let me know what you think… Jagger (who is a month shy of 3 ½) has been peeing on the potty since his 3rd birthday (although we had a 3 week regression a little while ago but we’ve resolved that). However, he [...]

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Disney World Do’s & Don’ts (according to Melissa)

I recently came back from a week long trip to Orlando, FL. PP experienced a lot of firsts during this trip: first airplane ride, first time riding in a bus, first weeklong vacation with her cousins, first trip to Disney, first trip to Universal Studios, first live show on stage, first 4D video, and first “explosive [...]

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House Call!

As I mentioned before, working at Graco makes me the unofficial expert in everything baby [gear, that is]. So when my roommate from college, Beth, told me she was pregnant with her first little one, I was so excited! Fellow blogger Melissa and I went to work on helping Beth prep for baby. I stuck [...]

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Dirty Little Secrets…all Mothers Share

I was inspired to write this after reading “Dirty Little Secrets.” I found this light-hearted book inspiring because it takes a little bit of the guilt away. You know that feeling you have when you tell your child they can’t have sweets before dinner – and you dip your finger into the can of frosting [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday # 29

Graco Blogger and Director of the Stroller & Travel System Team, Amy Sleep, adores this picture of her cousin Norm and his “little fisherman.”  It looks like Norm is wondering: “When is it my turn to fish?”   Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of [...]

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Childproofing the Backyard

I remember when we really started childproofing our house. We My husband installed a hardware mounted gate at both the top and bottom of the stairs. Outlet plugs went into all the outlets. Locks were put on cabinets (these were quickly replaced with another set because Slick figured out the original latches within 2 days) [...]

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Feeling guilty and loving newborns!

First of all, I want to give a big “THANKS!” to everyone who commented on my blog about loving the two-year-old stage (and NOT loving the newborn stage).  You all made me feel so much better about not being a fan of newborn babies — YEAH!  Apparently I really am normal (concerning this subject at [...]

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Pup-ternity Leave… Please?

As you know there is a big baby boom going on over here at the Graco office, especially among the bloggers. Well I have joined the mommy club! My “son” is about 2 feet long, 20lbs, has beautiful shiny black hair, and big brown eyes: puppy-dog-eyes that is! My new four legged little friend, Rocky is [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday # 28

Melissa Parlaman, Commercialization Manager and fellow blogger, loves this recent picture of her daughter PP in Disney World. PP had an awesome time & loved seeing all of the Disney characters.   Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family of [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nod – June

Our monthly installment of the Graco Nods has some good ones you should check out… Lindsay Lebresco – Suburban Bliss – Found Money I love it (most of the time) when life presents you with an opportunity to choose. Which road will you take?  And what difference will your decision make in the world? I’ve found, [...]

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