Archive - July, 2009

Lebresco Summer School

Even though Jagger had a little trouble in preschool this year, he wasn’t sentenced to summer school as a punishment – we thought it would be a good way to keep the smarts from oozing out of his brain all summer long. Oh yeah, and B would be able to attend as well- as long [...]

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The Highlight of BlogHer 09′

Since most of the folks that stop by this blog are not entrenched in the online blogging and tweeting world, I thought I’d quickly tell you a little bit about BlogHer.  BlogHer is the largest organization for women bloggers. They hold a yearly conference where women bloggers (and some men) come together for 2-3 days [...]

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Fit to Be a Mama

The number one question I hear since I’ve announced the upcoming arrival of Itsy Bitsy Parker is, “How are you feeling?” Well, the answer is “gggrrreeeaaat!” Pre-pregnancy, I tried to keep a very active lifestyle by working out 4-6 days a week and I feel like the fact that I stayed active has something to [...]

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Exploring where you live

A word usually spoken in the same breath as the struggling economy this year has been staycation. People are finding inexpensive ways to celebrate and explore the cities and towns in which they already live. How great is it that we relocated to a fabulous city packed with things to do? Since we have been [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #82

You might look at this shot of Jagger and think, “What’s so wondrous about that picture?” Let me explain…  The kids and I took a trip to our Nation’s capital this past Saturday & spent the day checking out the Air & Space Museum, frolicking on the Capitol lawn, running the steps of the Library [...]

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I was hopping around on some of my favorite blogs and found that is playing a fun game where readers submit 5 of their own “Mom-finitions.”  As parents, we all know how easy it becomes to invent new words and that we have a tendency to come up with our own funny sayings, original [...]

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Graco around the World

It’s no surprise that Graco is used and loved by many families in this great country of ours. But what may be surprising to some is that Graco is also used and loved by families around this great world of ours. And in support of that, I recently had the opportunity to travel to our [...]

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Backyard (or living room) Campout

This May our family had big plans to camp outside for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life but the weather didn’t cooperate so we were left with soggy camping gear and two disappointed kids.  We had been waiting for our next opportunity to camp out and that opportunity came last week. We actually didn’t [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #81

It looks like Kim Lefko’s daughters; Bear (right) and LoveBug (left) got a private wagon pulled tour around there new Atlanta neighborhood. They brought the welcome wagon to their new neighbors- now that’s southern hospitality!   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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An Interview with a First Time Expectant Mom

In the past I have interviewed celebrities that are fans of Graco to get the inside track about their parenting experiences. Well, lately I have been very curious about what it is like to be pregnant, so I decide to conduct my next interview with a first time expectant mom! My friend Stephanie and proud member [...]

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