Archive - September, 2009

Wondrous Wednesday #89

We are pleased to announce that fellow blogger, Donna, is now an official Grandmother. “Love Bird” made her grand entrance on Friday, September 11th, 2009, at 12:01 pm, weighing in at 8lbs 1oz and 20.5 inches long, and according to “Nonna,” “looks just like her mom (only with hair)”. Best wishes to Donna and her [...]

Read full story Comments { 7 }

A Baby Shower- Fun Times and a Sweet Mess

Searching for some fun baby shower ideas? Just had to report in about BGT’s baby shower…Boo Bear (who is BGT’s aunt) and her wonderful chef of a BF threw the greatest baby shower ever (IMHO). It was a Jack N Jill shower so the men were included and it made for all the more fun.  42 [...]

Read full story Comments { 7 }

Organized Sports – How young is too young?

Baby is growing up so fast. Being new to the community, we thought it would be fun to get her involved in an organized sport. We found a soccer club in our local newspaper and DH quickly signed Baby up online. As quickly as she was registered, back came an email asking for parent volunteers to [...]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

Ideas for Grandparent’s Day on September 13

This year, Grandparents Day will be celebrated for the 3oth time on September 13.   The role of grandparent has always been integral to the family in American culture, but it is a role that has consistently been “morphing” in response to changes in lifestyle, economics and evolving subcultures.  Here’s a brief blurb on the Day’s [...]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

Tantrums at One Year Old?

Seriously, how is this possible? Our little Love Bug who appears to be quite innocent is throwing all-out temper tantrums at one year old! At times we find it to be quite hilarious, at other times my husband and I are completely baffled by it. Well here is just a small sampling of what sets [...]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Wondrous Wednesday #88

This is a photo of “Speed Racer,” son of Nikkia Starks’, Senior Product Manager for our stroller team. Speed Racer on the train from Brussels to Paris. I was so worried we wouldn’t arrive in time to see all the sights I read about in Paris. My son seemed so content to look out the [...]

Read full story Comments Off

My Maternity Style

When I first found out I was preggers, I was so excited to have an excuse to go out and buy new digs, maternity digs that is. However, I’ve been determined to keep wearing my ‘normal clothes’ as long as possible, but now at 19 weeks, it is becoming next to impossible. Then I started [...]

Read full story Comments { 3 }

Love at First Sight?

They say the purest form of “love at first sight” is when you see your baby for the very first time. Since I’ve never had a baby, I’m not sure I can speak from experience, but I think I’ve come pretty close. As many of you know, I’m getting married next weekend. Mike and I [...]

Read full story Comments { 8 }

Graco Monthly Nods – August

Amy Trice – Goodbye Beach – Scary Mommy My August Nod goes to Scary Mommy’s “Goodbye Beach” (inspired by Goodnight Moon). It is a sweet farewell to summer and summer vacation. Heidi Parker – Nine Months to Life - Anti-Maternity Wear I can absolutely relate to Sarah’s post here because I’m right at the point of [...]

Read full story Comments Off

Wondrous Wednesday #87

Amy Sleep had a moment of “Where’s Waldo?” with her son “Boog” as he enjoyed a swim in a sea of packing materials from their recent move to Atlanta.  At least we can see Boog- my question is, where’s little Hercules??!  Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder [...]

Read full story Comments { 1 }