Archive - June, 2010

Graco Nation – Sharing a few thoughts for Parents-to-be

Next week, Graco will be announcing a new project we’ve been working on that will celebrate the incomparable experience of becoming a parent – for the first time. One thing we know after being in the parenting business for over 50 years, is that parents love to  share experiences, stories and advice – especially to [...]

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Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #18

Life is Tough When You are a Star! Did you ever just want to get out of the spotlight for a moment?  This little one seems to be telling us “I’m not ready for my close-up!”  Shared by Rachel K., this pic shows just how exasperating it can be to have your picture taken too [...]

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Mommy Dates – Tiffany at Lattes and Life

Thanks to our friend Tiffany from Lattes and Life for this wonderful guest post! The other day I was about to head out the door for an afternoon of alone time. Some shopping, a chick flick at the cinema, and a latte I could actually sit down and savor were on my agenda. As much [...]

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Stay at Home Parent – Double Edged Sword?

When I committed my family to relocating to Atlanta I knew there would be great change for all of us. One of the largest sacrifices made was from DH. He agreed to leave his position as a Juvenile Probation Supervisor for Chester County. Given current economic conditions, jobs in general are few and far between, [...]

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Monthly Blogger Spotlight: Dooce (Heather B. Armstrong)

Meet the Armstrong’s: Heather B. Armstrong and husband Jon, live in Salt Lake City, Utah with their beautiful six-year-old daughter, Leta Elise, and gorgeous blue-eyed ten-month-old daughter, Marlo Iris. Don’t forget eight-year-old SuperMutt Chuck and their two-year-old miniature Australian Shepherd, Coco. Maybe you’ve met the Armstrong’s on the popular mommy blog,, where Dooce shares [...]

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Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #17

Calmly waiting….. We just love this photo recently shared on our photostream by “Ms Bug Luv” who titled it “Sunset  Bumps.”  This photo just beautifully captures a moment of peaceful reflection in hopeful anticipation of when mother and child, already inextricably connected, finally meet eye-to-eye for the first time. Take another look at this peaceful moment and others here on the Graco Flickr page. Each week [...]

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Baby Shower at the Beach

Over Mermorial Day Weekend, I drove to Charleston for a baby shower at the beach!  Brittany and Andrew Nicholson, close friends of mine, will be welcoming their first baby, “TR,” in July.   Brittany and Andrew chose not to find out whether they are having a boy or girl, so “TR” is how family and friends are referencing baby Nicholson until the arrival. While [...]

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