Archive - November, 2008


Ahhh… the cul-de-sac. My husband’s and my favorite hot spot. It’s where all the action is, where the party inevitably ends up, and where a lot of life’s lessons (at least in the nicer weather) seem to be taught. We live on a cul-de-sac of 3 houses in a nice little community here in Exton, [...]

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The Graco Work-Life Balance Approach: Yoga for Busy People

This is actually my first blog post, EVER, so please forgive me if I am a little unsure of where I am supposed to be going…You see, Lindsay has been asking me to share my perspective on working and motherhood from my human resources point-of-view so here is my first take on it… A big part [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #47

This is my friend Stephanie’s 4 year old niece “Lil’ Mom” and her 2 year old twin nephews who we can refer to as “Double Trouble.” They are just too cute!! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family of customers, [...]

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Mommy Mentors

Everyone has heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I couldn’t agree more with this famous quote. As my husband and I are enjoying our parenthood journey with two children, it occurred to me - how often do I “thank” and “recognize” my mommy mentors? Not very often do I thank them…but [...]

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Scrapbooking my Pregnancy

Kim’s recent post on baby journals and charm bracelets had me thinking about how I journaled my first pregnancy. Around the time I found out I was expecting, a girlfriend asked if I would be interested in coming to a scrapbook workshop/party. Similar to a Tupperware party, a scrapbook consultant brings all her “wares” to [...]

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Introduction to some new Graco Voices

Oh happy day! Why you ask? Because I am introducing 5 new contributors to the Graco blog. We’ve been blogging here for nearly a year with most of the same 9 faces – hopefully folks you’ve been able to connect with, but I’m excited to bring on some new writers with some new perspectives- both in parenting [...]

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Sleep Baby, Sleep

One of the things most expectant and new parents (no matter if it’s your first, second or fifth baby) are consumed with is that wonderful, restful period at night for both parent and baby…sleep time! And I’m no different. When it came to sleep, I always considered us to be lucky with Punkin’ Bear because I [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #46

I never make a promise I can’t keep! Below are photos from this Halloween at Graco. Click on any image to see the photos in a slideshow. Be sure to watch the entire slideshow to see the winners of this year’s Halloween Spirit Award!  A good time was certainly had by all (by all, I [...]

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Parenting and Politics

Today is election day. This has been a long-awaited day for many- and for those of us living in a swing-state like Pennsylvania, I think we’ve been ready for this day to come for quite a while. Now I know politics doesn’t mix well with much, frankly, (so I’ve come to find out after slight [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nods – October

Here are some of the great posts/blogs from the month of October: (Congrats Nod Winners!) Lindsay Lebresco – Oh, The Joys – Fearless I’m so inspired by this little cowgirl! I could probably have written a post called “Fearful” about my 3 1/2 yo DS because he’s not so fond of the “scary” parts of [...]

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