Archive - June, 2009
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Planning to get Pregnant? Plan to Get Healthy!

Everyone is always talking about what you should and should not do and what you should or should not eat when you are pregnant, but what about pre-pregnancy? I for one, want my body in tip-top shape before we even think about “not trying” to have a baby. I’ve done a lot of research on this topic [...]

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Fun, fun, fun in the Summertime Sun

For many of us, the 3-day weekend that coincides with the Memorial Day holiday is also the launching pad for summer fun. And that was the case for my family as we looked to take advantage of the long weekend and what promised to be great weather and decided to head to the beach for [...]

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In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF): The rollercoaster ride of infertility

Here on the Graco Blog, we emphasize that we come as parents first and employees second. Well, recent events have inspired me to put that parental voice forward here. My hope is to connect with others facing the fear of climbing up fertility treatment options and with others, rejoicing in the free fall into parenthood. [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #76

Here is Kristin’s beautiful daughter BrotherSister celebrating her 1st birthday last weekend. “Mommy, where is the birthday cake you promised? And you didn’t say anything about this goofy hat.” Happy Birthday BrotherSister!! 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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A First Time for Everything

After reading (and nodding) Clint’s post on Dadventure about one of the bittersweet firsts he encountered in raising his daughter, it got me thinking of all our firsts with Gus; the first step, the first time he read a book by himself, the first time he didn’t hug us when we dropped him off at [...]

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The Spanking Spectrum

“I did it.” “What?” I asked my husband who called me while I was out. “I spanked him.” “Oh.” I wasn’t sure how to respond. See, I’m not morally opposed to spanking and Boog has certainly almost pushed me to the spanking point more than once so I understood how DH could go there. My [...]

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PP’s Sweet Ride–My Ride 65

I am lucky that PP loves to ride in the car. Of course we have the integrated DVD players in the headrests so PP can watch her favorite movies (her latest is SpongeBob movie–don’t ask!!!) so that helps, but she really does love hopping into her car seat which is her “zone.” PP had been [...]

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Family Fun in the Summer Sun (and activities for rainy days too!)

The days of not so patiently waiting for mid June when school was out are waaaayyy over for me. I remember the last day of school, we would usually have a half day. My mom would get out of work early that day and pick me up, I always knew exactly where she would park [...]

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Exclusive BabiesRUs.com Deal on Graco – Today Only! (6/4/2009)

TODAY ONLY!! (June 4, 2009) SAVE 20% on Graco Travel Systems & Strollers at BabiesRUs.com Enter code: “20offgraco” at online checkout!

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Wondrous Wednesday #75

Here is Kim Lefko’s daughter Love Bug. She is getting so big! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Super Mom! (she’s looking up at Kim- that’s what we call her around here at least!) 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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