Archive - February, 2009

Happy Valentine’s Day!

We wanted to share the little note we sent out to our Graco Nation Ambassadors with all of you! Please click on the link below to download a “color it yourself” Valentines Day card! Enjoy the holiday with your loved ones! (which, according to our poll results, will be a family affair!)

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Graco Ready for the Road Ahead Sweepstakes Winner!

Last September during Baby Safety Month, Graco  ran a “Ready for the Road Ahead” sweepstakes in support our new website resource,  The sweepstakes took place in-store at Babies ‘R’ Us around the country and we received over 40,000 entries! Well the sweepstakes winner was chosen and just this past week, Katie from San Antonio, [...]

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How Can I Trick a (9 Month) Fruitatarian?

I admit it. I have been spoiled with the eating habits of Boog, my almost 3-year old son. He’s always eaten pretty much everything that was put in front of him (when asked if he wants Brussels sprouts for dinner he often yells “Yum! Brussel Sprouts!” Seriously.) I think his only eating downfall is that [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #59

These are Kim Lefko’s beautiful daughters Bear and Love Bug. Bear was celebrating her 3rd Birthday with a princess themed bash. I think Love Bug is smart for a 6 month old- she’s giving her big sister a birthday kiss, but I think her hidden motive is to get her hands on that beautiful Cinderella [...]

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Favorite [hidden] features of the Graco Sweetpeace

It’s funny that it turns out that a lot of people’s favorite features of the Graco sweetpeace Newborn Soothing Center are the ones they didn’t even realize were there! We thought we’d take a minute to point these favorite [hidden] features out to you: 1. The MP3 player is the one that gets people excited- [...]

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25 Random Things About Parenting

For those of you active on Facebook, you’ve probably seen the “25 Random Things about Me” going around recently. Well I’m a little too lazy to come up with 25 but as it turns out, Jim Deitzel from Rubbermaid (sister company) has a little more time on his hands.   I teased him about that [...]

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It’s GOT to be the Shoes

It started with shoes. Now, I’m just talking about soft-soled crib shoes, but shoes nonetheless. Now, I am not a “girly-girl” but I do love a nice pair of shoes, and was so impressed and excited that little Lovey had a definite opinion about what shoes she wanted to wear. Probably started around 12 months [...]

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Wondrous Wednesay #58

  This is my future little nephew “JJ.” He has become quite a natural at posing for pictures – he really knows how to turn it on for the camera! JJ is going to make a great ring bearer in my wedding this March! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit [...]

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Teaching our Children about Winning & Losing

Okay…I’m going to get into a lot of trouble with this post. I grew up as the youngest of four, including two older brothers. Winning & Losing was something we did, DAILY! And the whole idea about “it’s okay to lose” was not common language in our household. Actually it was quite the contrary. Recently, [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nods – January

We’ve been doing our Monthly Nods for almost a year now but I thought I’d remind everyone (or tell the new folks) what this program is all about… A large part of joining in the conversation in the online parenting community, is reading all of the great conversation that is going on in the blogosphere. [...]

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