Archive - April, 2009

Help! Deciding the Fate of My Children!

OK. It’s midnight and I can’t sleep because my husband and I are in the midst of a big decision. . . Where to live when we move to Atlanta. It used to be so easy BK (Before Kids). We could just up and move (it never seemed quite that easy at the time, but [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #70

The nice weather this past weekend here in the Northeast brought everyone outside. There were plants to be planted, cars to be washed, sidewalks to be chalked but best of all-bikes to be ridden. Here’s a picture of Jagger (at 4 years and 3 months) riding a 2-wheeler! What a wondrous moment is was for [...]

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The Sound of Music?

Jon writes our “When a Toddler Turns Teen” posts here on the blog because believe it or not, your adorable bundle of joy will grow up…. I had always wanted a home filled with the wonderful sounds of laughter and music. I believe God must have an uncanny sense of irony, because our home is [...]

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The Big Move–Transitioning to a New Home

As many of you’ve probably heard, most of our company is moving to Atlanta in the next few months. I will be making the big move to Atlanta this June. This is a particularly big move for me since I was born & raised in this area & have always been about 1 hour away [...]

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A Welcome Home Baby Party-the Graco Way

Now this is a sweepstakes that comes right From The Heart. Sounds funny- a heartfelt sweepstakes, but I just love the concept of Graco’s current sweepstakes promotion. (I can say that because I had nothing to do with the creation of it!) Graco wants to help you share the joy of your new arrival. Enter [...]

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Dinner as a Family…Tips & Tricks for an “Easy Dinner”

Can you guess what one thing all past Nobel Peace Prize Winners had in common? They ate dinner together as a family growing up. They described it as the time to: • Reconnect • Plan for the next day or week • Laugh • Pray • Share their heart’s pains Why is eating dinner as [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #69

Here is Baby working at improving her green thumb in honor of Earth Day. Hopefully those flowers will start growing so Karen can enjoy her daughter’s gardening on Mother’s Day! 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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Celebrating Earth Day All Year Round

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd. It’s hard to believe that it began 39 years ago. There were so many great accomplishments created from that first Earth Day, including the establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency later in 1970. But should we wait for that one day to arrive each year to [...]

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(Not So) Picture Perfect Sisters

I have one wish as a mother of two: a picture of my girls together and smiling. Well and that they grow up to be happy and healthy. And that they always live life to the fullest. And perhaps two consecutive nights with 7 hours of sleep would be nice, too. Okay, so maybe I [...]

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New print ads from Graco

We all know those situations in parenthood when your instincts and heart are right. Like when your baby cries and something tells you to hold him close. Your infant kicks and twists in a familiar way and something inside tells you he needs a soft coo to keep him content. That unspoken impulse and that [...]

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