Archive - December, 2009

Wondrous Wednesday #104

“Thanks for helping me with my tux, Mom.  Now, I’m all ready to celebrate.  Milk for everyone on me!  Cheers and Happy New Year to everyone!!” This handsome little guy is Love Bird’s new friend. Love Bird’s mommy and his mommy have been friends since kindergarten. Now the long time friends have delivered babies a month [...]

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Inspiring Creativity in Children

I consider myself kind of a crafty person. I don’t make brownies from scratch, but I l do love to scrapbook. I tend to make things that require absolutely no minimal artistic talent. In other words, anything that is in a ready-to-do kit, I am all about it! This not only almost guarantees an acceptable [...]

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Monthly Nods – December

Donna Donnelly -  Until We Meet Again – Theta Mom This post touched me in so many ways and places, I had to go off by myself to sit and reflect for a while. I read it just as I was getting off of the phone with my Mom who told me she had just [...]

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Happy Holidays from Graco! Graco Get One Give One #12

He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, And filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk. And laying his finger aside of his nose, And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose! He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, And away they all flew like [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #103 & Graco Get One Give One #11

“You are falling deeeeep under my spell of the adorable antlers… Now listen carefully. Please leave me extra presents under the tree. I promise I was very good this year.” Thank you fellow blogger, Melissa for sharing this photo of your adorable reindeer daughter, Pinkie Pie Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off [...]

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Teaching My Kids to Give Back – Graco Get One Give One #10

This post is written by Ellen Gray, product coordinator for Graco. Thanks, Ellen! “Build a strong foundation and the building can withstand any storm.” “It’s the little things in life we do that matter the most.” These are two common phrases in our household. They are also what Jim and I use as core principals [...]

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Graco Get One, Give One #9!

It’s our last week of Graco Get One, Give One – What a great response we’ve had from all of you, and what inspiring stories! Keep trying to win – Wednesday will be our last day of the program. For today’s Graco GOGO – We’re giving away a Graco SnugRide™ Infant Car Seat!! Just in time [...]

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Feathering My Nest – Graco Get One Give One #8

I have to start by saying that this post is long overdue!  As soon as we found out that Itsy Bitsy Parker was on the way, I began dreaming of transforming our current workout room into a cozy baby paradise.  My nesting instinct definitely set in early, but I’m somewhat of a “nester”, pregnant or [...]

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Five Tricks to Survive Shopping with Your Toddler, and Graco Get One Give One #7

It’s 12:30 on a Saturday afternoon and I’m sitting with KK in the middle of Cumberland Mall, sharing a smoothie and celebrating a job well done. We’ve just wrapped up Christmas shopping for Dad and the grandparents, and while this may sound like no big deal (it’s still two plus weeks until Christmas), it truly [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #102 & Graco Get One Give One #6

‘Tis the season to be jolly… How can this family not be jolly when celebrating FOUR generations together this year? Happy Holidays to fellow blogger, Donna and her family. Thank you for sharing your special family moment. Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of [...]

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