Archive - April, 2009

The Tipping Point: Teetering the Balance of Toddlers and Two-Month Olds

Lovey isn’t an only child anymore…February 17th made her a big sister to “Snuggles.” So much has happened in the last eight weeks during my maternity leave-I feel like I have had to learn all over again how to be a mom of two and manage the balance of two personalities, two time schedules, two [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #68

This is long time Graco employee (42 years!) Marsha Dawson’s great niece “Major Cutie. “ Major Cutie’s daddy, Rob is currently serving in Iraq. He has only seen Major Cutie through the web-cam, but he tries to visit her daily. Technology is great. Be safe, Rob! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off [...]

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Is Nanny the new MOM 2.0 beta?

I am very lucky to have parents that live within 15 minutes of my own home. I know I can always depend on them to babysit my children when needed. Let’s face it, would they turn down an opportunity to spoil spend time with their grandchildren? I think not. Then I got to thinking, do [...]

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I have a [Girly] Girl!

No- I don’t have any news to share and you’re not behind on any late-breaking news coming out of the Lebresco camp, but after 2 1/2 years of being the Mom to a little girl it has taken some getting used to and it’s s-l-o-w-l-y starting to sink in… Here are the significant [and not [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #67

This is my friend Courtney’s  four and a half  month old son “Peanut.” I’m not sure if he is ready for a round of golf or a visit to the Easter Bunny, but he sure does look handsome! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended [...]

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Crawling from the Wreckage

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 just recently heard a song I liked from back in the 70’s or 80’s by Dave Edmunds called “Crawling from the Wreckage.” I happened to be sitting at [...]

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Give me just a little more time…

So you know me. I am a WOHM. I carpool with DH and 2 children for a 45-50 minute commute each way to the office. What you may not know is that I am a big time planner like fellow blogger, Melissa. I feel better knowing that I have a plan to accomplish what I [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nods – March

Lindsay Lebresco- Foodmomiac – Sleeping Arrangements This post and it’s brilliant illustration gave me a good chuckle. I wasn’t laughing at Danielle and her sore back of course, I was laughing the I-totally-know-what-you’re-going-through laugh.  Jagger’s midnight migration into our room is of the “maximum disruption” kind too – he runs in at like 15 mph [...]

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Parenting & Playdates

I am at a point in my life where a lot of my friends are getting married, buying homes, getting dogs and even thinking about about having children. Yes, I said thinking – only a few friends have taken the plunge so far, which explains why we are all so obsessed with our dogs! Just [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #66

As some of you may know from Wondrous Wednesday #64, Patrick and I got married on March 14th! It was the most magical day ever- we couldn’t be happier! I like to call our wedding and honeymoon, my Irish Fairytale come true. After we got married on St. Patrick’s Day weekend we headed to Ireland [...]

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