Archive - May, 2010

Selecting the Perfect Birth Announcement

As you are eager to share the news with friends and family, especially those who are far away, selecting the perfect birth announcement can be a fun endeavor. The style of the card can be very personal and with the variety of options that are currently available in local stationery or gift stores and online, the possibilities are [...]

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Girls Weekend – BYOK (Bring your own kid)

It is unbelievable that I have been living in Georgia for almost a year. It seems like yesterday I was panicking over leaving the state where I lived most of my life, and moving my family south. The past year has been the amazing adventure we thought it would be, but it also has had [...]

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Bundles, Bumps and Babies! #16

Baby’s First Perm! That’s PERM ……..not PROM! How cute is this little lady getting all dolled up?  Do you think she’s planning to celebrate something?  It won’t be long  before she will be getting ready for her prom.  Time goes by at the speed of Life, so we thank Ken and Nicole H. for sharing this [...]

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Prepping for Baby: Baby Care Essentials

Prepping your home (and your life!) for baby is a big task. I have gone through it twice already, so I have picked up a few pointers over the past four years. Baby care items are typically what we refer to as the smaller “healthcare” items that you will need to care & groom your little one. There [...]

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Summer: Sun and Fun in the Great Outdoors

There’s nothing better than taking advantage of the sun, the nice weather, and the slightly slower pace of life that summer brings. Here are some great ways to connect with baby in the great outdoors: Stroll Along: Its a sunny, breezy day and perfect for a long walk in the neighborhood, at the park, to [...]

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Dinner Time…Family Style

Oh the JOY of family dinners.  I reminisce on my own dinner routine growing up and am reminded of a few things: 1.  Good food 2. Laughing hysterically at my older brothers 3. Our designated seating arrangements.  Of course, in it’s entirety, it was a great time to for me and my brothers to talk about [...]

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Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #15

The Magic of a Spring Moment! What toddler can resist the joy of blowing and chasing bubbles on a spring day?  This wondrous moment was shared with us by Nicole P.  who sent us her photo in our recent photo contest.  See more beautiful babies on Flickr here. Each week we choose a picture to post featuring [...]

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Development Milestone – Where did my baby go?

Throughout pregnancy, we track baby’s development and focus timing in short trimesters. After baby’s born, we watch as the developments speed by. One minute your baby needs to be propped on all sides for a photo shoot and the next, they are crawling across the floor. Time does not go any slower as your child [...]

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Babies ‘R Us Buckle Up & Boogie Car Seat Event

Whether it is choosing the right infant car seat or deciding what’s next for your child as she grows, we know there is a lot that goes into finding the perfect seat to keep your little one safe and comfy. All year long, Graco has teamed up with Babies “R” Us to sponsor the Buckle Up [...]

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Mother’s Day Baby

As you all know, last weekend was Mother’s Day. You might not know, however, that I am a Mother’s Day baby — born at 11:46 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 1983. Every year I hear the story about how my dad teased my mom while she was in labor that if she didn’t have me [...]

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