Archive - July, 2010
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Monthly Blogger Spotlight: Mommin’ It Up

This blogger spotlight could have actually been twice as long since Jenny Rapson is part of a fabulous blogging duo over at Mommin’ it up! Jenny is blessed with 2 children and currently expecting her third. You know we just love expecting moms over here at Graco!  So without further adieu, here are some questions [...]

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Summer Fun – Fresh Ideas to End the Season

As summer wraps up and you’re running out of new ideas for keeping the little ones busy, here are three must-do activities that guarantee outdoor fun: Cool Treat – What says summer fun like ice cream, snow cones, and Popsicles? While baby (and mommy) may not need such sugary treats, why not stick an infant [...]

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Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #25

A view from the Bump! So here’s a twist on our normal Wednesday feature –  Bundles, Bumps and Babies!  Just look at this awesome ultrasound photo sent in by Karrah S.!  We don’t usually get such a great peek at these little angels until after they are born.  I, for one am truly amazed by the [...]

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From The Heart Sweepstakes Winner

Graco “From The Heart” Sweepstakes Winner

Finally, after a year of anticipation, Graco has a “From the Heart” sweepstakes winner, the Zaelit family.  The sweepstakes included a Graco suite of products, a family gathering to celebrate the baby, and lots of other goodies! The Zaelit’s are extremely grateful for their prize and it was a pleasure celebrating the arrival of baby [...]

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DIY and custom gifts for baby’s arrival

Becoming a new parent is an extremely personal experience, so there’s no surprise that a huge trend in parenting these days is personalizing everything!  You have so much to celebrate with the arrival of your baby, why not make it custom? Here are some of my favorite finds to welcome baby in your own special style: 1. Personalized Jewelry:  I [...]

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“I’m Pregnant!” How did you tell? Graco’s Facebook Favorites

Last week we asked Graco’s Facebook Community a simple question “How did you tell your spouse you were expecting?” Hearing your stories never gets old and we loved every single one.  We picked 10 of our favorites out of your 40+ comments and wanted to share them with you here (because we think you’ll like [...]

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#Gracobabyshower Extravaganza!

A first for me!  I had the opportunity to represent Graco and meet (in person!)  some of our favorite local (to PA) Mommy Bloggers  from Classy Mommy, Mommies with Style , Chester County Moms, and Phillyburbs Mom.  These VERY energetic and enthusiastic moms hosted a fabulous raffle and baby “shower” event attended by 50 lucky expectant moms and their guests.   I’ll tell you [...]

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True Brotherly Love

Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #24

SIMON SAYS DO THIS!  Here is a case of “true brotherly love.”  We dare you to NOT smile at this!  These brothers were 16 months and 3 months old when this pic was snapped.  Mom, Tina G. says “Having the boys so close together is really difficult and usually leaves me exhausted. But it is moments like this when I [...]

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Its a Girl Balloons

Showers for Grandparents?

Last year, when Lovebird was born, one of my coworkers surprised me by decorating my chair with an “It’s A Girl!” balloon.  I also received a few cards, a book titled, “In Grandma’s Arms” and a photo album from some of my good friends and sweet cousins.  These people were thrilled to be congratulating me and sharing my excitement at being a 1st [...]

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Five Ways to Lose the Baby Weight After Pregnancy

Let’s face it – after nine months of late-night ice cream runs and eating for two (wait, it wasn’t supposed to be for two adults?) even those with the best habits and most fierce will power still can’t help but think about how to get back (or at least closer) to that infamous “pre-baby” weight. [...]

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