Archive - August, 2010

Back “Seat” To School

It’s that time of year again – yes, back to school! While you’re prepping your children with backpacks, school supplies and new clothes, it’s also a good time for parents to make sure your children are traveling safely. Whether it’s to and from school, to daycare or extracurricular activities, child passenger safety rules are important to protect our most [...]

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Giggle of the Day!

Check out this smiley baby from one of our contributors on Try NOT to laugh! Have a cute video of your little one? Share it with us on – you could be featured in on of our nationally televised webisodes and have the chance to win prizes from Graco and more!

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Trade in your old baby gear for 25% off!

It’s that time of year again! The kids are headed back to school, summer is coming to a close, and car pools are in full effect.  That probably also means you can’t help but think about your child’s safety a little bit more than usual.   Coincidentally, September is baby safety month, so you’ll find a number of [...]

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Development Milestone – My First Grader!

When Baby graduated kindergarten in May I was weepy and bleary eyed with pride. I had all summer to prepare myself for her heading back to school as a grown up first grader. Flash forward to August. New uniforms were ordered, washed and hung in the closet. New school shoes were bought and worn home [...]

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Babies, Bumps & Bundles! #29

I Love My Little Brother…… Tonja V. captured this awesome moment when her son first held his baby brother.   She tells us, “We were home from the hospital for about 2 days when he told me, ‘Mom, I am ready to hold my baby brother now.’ So we jumped at the chance to capture the moment on [...]

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Tips for Travel With Your Baby

So you’ve mastered trips to the grocery store, grandma’s house, and the park…now it’s time to tackle travel on a larger scale. It might be a road trip, baby’s first plane ride, or taking the train into the city, but however you travel, there are a few things we’ve found that can really make a [...]

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Guest Post: Jill Cordes – Baby’s First Not-So-Cute Milestone: Diaper Rash

Thanks to the fabulous Jill Cordes, host of My First Baby, for today’s guest post! Want to see more from Jill? Check out her blog here! This week’s video on My First Baby is all about building the nest. And now that I’ve just jumped over another hurdle—one involving a nasty diaper rash (hers, not mine)–I [...]

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Social Media Lingo – Parenting Blog Style

So, maybe you’re a little new to this whole “social media” thing. You’ve set up your Twitter account, have posted some pics to Facebook and now you’re perusing through countless helpful and entertaining parenting blogs. You’ve arrived (sorta)! Now, if only you could decipher what all those tweeters were actually saying…. With all of the abbreviations out there, it can sometimes seem like people [...]

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Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #28

Summer Day Dreamin….. As parents we know that we can’t wait for our newborns to take a little snooze so that we can get some rest too.  I could never resist watching my girls sleep when they were babies.  Here is a precious ”Sleeping Beauty”  who is just the perfect picture of peace… Sweet Dreams……  Visit [...]

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Making Car Seat Selection Easier at Target

Buying the right car seat for your child is extremely important and we know it can be a little overwhelming sometimes. Target is trying to make the decision a little easier by providing car seat shopping tools in their stores. In the Target car seat department, you will see an actual measuring stick so parents [...]

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