Archive - May, 2011

Crafty Kids: Letter Bean Bags

For this little 10-step craft – I wanted it to be a bit educational but also something that could be played with indoors or outdoors. There are a lot of games you can make up with bean bags. For example: Make masking tape “zones” on the floor and assign different points to each area or [...]

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Here are our ‘Don’t mums the word on Mother’s Day’ Twitter winners!

We had our “Don’t mums the word on Mother’s Day” Twitter contest last week and are excited to announce our winners. Thanks to our Twitter family for participating and if you weren’t a winner this time, there are several more contests for our Facebook and Twitter communities scheduled– stay tuned! With out further ado, here [...]

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Where is the Parenting Rule Book?

As those of you with children already know, kids are always up to something new, growing and maturing every day. My daughter Kiara, who is now 10 years of age, is becoming a young lady overnight. Along with starting fourth grade, she’s beginning to blossom, boys are starting to become cute and the peer pressure [...]

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Happy Mother’s Day from Graco!

When I graduated from high school, my mom bought me a book of poems about a mother’s love for her daughter. She told me that before she gave it to me, she sat in her car, read through it and cried. I loved the book, but I’m not sure I fully appreciated it at the [...]

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Step 2: Getting Pets Ready for A Baby – A Six Step Plan

Thanks to Graco team member, Liz, for this great story! Liz is expecting her first little one soon and has volunteered to share her adventures in getting ready for her new arrival. Check out her other posts in this series here and here! Once I recovered from Step One’s near meltdown, it was time to [...]

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Bundles, Bumps & Babies! #56

Twins!! Maybe you read my recent post about how all of my friends are having kids… well I’m pleased to formally introduce Miss H and Miss K! They had a short hospital stay, but are now at home and thriving with feedings every three hours. I have to give a shout out to their parents for [...]

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Mother’s Day Gift Round-up

So, Mother’s Day is just around the corner.  I know how hard it is to find something cute, different and meaningful to give my momma – so I thought I would do a little homework and pull some ideas to consider. 1. An adorable small pouch…to go inside her large ‘mom’ bag. 2. Stacking rings…for the [...]

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[Twitter Contest] Don’t mums the word on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day might only come once a year but at Graco Children’s Products, we celebrate moms everyday! And although moms deserve more than a 24-hour, jam-packed day full of love, Graco’s going to make this Mother’s Day one of our biggest ever!– with your help of course We want you to tell the world–well, your [...]

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Pregnancy: A First Time Dad’s Point of View

I love my 54-inch HD TV. Vibrant colors, excellent pixel quality, fantastic sound and complete awesomeness. Still . . .  it cannot compare to my doctor’s black and white, poor quality, low-tech, 13-inch monitor on which my wife and I got the first glimpse of our growing baby. That first ultrasound is the best show [...]

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