Archive - October, 2009

Happy Halloween from Graco!

When I say it’s Halloween here at Graco, I mean it’s HALLOWEEN. And boy have we had fun today. All of Newell Rubbermaid was invited to participate in a costume competition today, and our teams pulled out all the stops. Here are just a few highlights from the day: – Three, yes, THREE live performances of Thriller [...]

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When is a Family Complete?

        This post was inspired by our friend Stephanie  when she commented on an earlier Heart to Heart post asking what the pros and cons were of having 3 children and what my experience has been with “Middle Child Syndrome”.  Like many young women, I imagined my future brood long before I knew anything [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #95

What better way to celebrate the upcoming treat season of Halloween, than with this sugary sweet baby boy! “JD” was born October 2nd, 2009, weighing in at 7 lbs, 8 oz and 21 inches long. Please help us congratulate his parents and extended family, including his Aunt, our own Brandy McGinn, Finance Manager, B&PE. Every [...]

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Atlanta – you sure know how to host a PARTY

Here’s a post from Graco’s Kelley Maxfield, Associate Channel Marketing Manager (She’s the one with the short blond hair down in front - welcome Kelley!) Kelly was our fearless leader at the Atlanta Parent Magazine Family Block Party this year, and here she is to share the fun we had: You see announcements at your office “help [...]

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Don’t Compare Your Children…Really?

How many times do we hear, no two children are alike? It’s just so hard to believe and even more challenging to refrain yourself from comparing. My husband and I have been writing journals for our girls since we were pregnant with them. We write at least two to three times a month. Cute stories, [...]

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Raising A Different Kind of Baby at Graco

We love to celebrate our Graco families – and a few members of our sales team recently welcomed a new addition this September! Twitter was the team’s resident caterpillar, and she has been nutured by the group throughout her entire transformation cycle.  Well, “Twitter” finally hatched, and they tell me she’s a girl! She will fly all [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #94

                These three happy goblins brothers know there is no greater way to get into the spirit of Halloween than by making jack-o-lanters. I can almost smell the pumpkin seeds roasting in the oven. Special thanks to Betty Mauzy, Assistant Claims Manager, for sharing this picture of her [...]

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Welcome Home Daddy!

Army Staff Sargeant Dad reporting for hug under direct orders from Major Cutie. Words cannot begin to express the emotions captured in this photo. I am sure you all remember Major Cutie from past Wondrous Wednesday posts. If not, you can see her here and here. Major Cutie’s father was serving in Iraq while she was [...]

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Car Seat Safety Tips – Week 1 Recap

We’ve been posting car seat safety tips on Twitter (follow us!) for the past week or so, and thought it might be helpful to capture them here on the blog each week. We know it’s not easy to know all the answers, especially when it comes to the safety of your most precious cargo, so [...]

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Blogalicious09, How do I love thee?

A little over a month ago when a friend on Twitter asked me if I was going to Blogalicious09, I wasn’t even sure what it was. Now I know what it is, but I had no idea the effect attending it would have on me. Being my first blog conference I was very nervous. I [...]

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