Archive - September, 2011

Dining out with a Toddler

Happy Friday, everyone!  First, I have to just pause for a second and say “Wow.”  Did I just write TODDLER up there?  I can’t believe that’s actually what Gracie technically is now… wasn’t it just yesterday I brought her home from the hospital?  Goodness, time goes by quickly. Back to the subject at hand.  I’m [...]

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Which Car Seat is Right for Your Child?

Finding the right car seat for your child depends on many different factors – height, weight, age and even your child’s maturity. If you’re not sure which seat is the right one for your child, the American Academy of Pediatrics has a comprehensive guide to help you choose, plus a long list of helpful FAQs. [...]

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October’s ‘Bump of the Month’ and a chance to be next month’s bump!

Thanks to all the soon-to-be moms who submitted their “baby bump” pictures to win “Bump of the Month” on our  I Love My Baby Bump facebook page. Ladies, you’re all so beautiful! October’s Bump of the Month is Nichole Villanueva. We’ll feature her bump pic on the I Love My Baby Bump Facebook page for the [...]

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Crafty Kids: Bathtub paint

A few weeks back, I got the chance to spend a whole weekend with one of my nephews.  His mommy and daddy dropped him off for a weekend with Auntie M and Uncle B – it was a blast.  To make simple bathtub paint, I took a muffin tin and filled each cup with a little [...]

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Babies, Bundles & Bumps #65: Good Luck Charm

Even if I slept through most of the game, I am all the luck those Cyclones needed   Do you have a picture of your precious little one that you’d like featured in our ‘Babies, Bundles, and Bumps’ series? Share it with us at, and you might see it featured here!    

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Ride Safe, Every Time

September is National Baby Safety Month. Plus, this week (September 18th – 24th) is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Child Passenger Safety Week and Saturday, September 24th is National Seat Check Saturday. Take the opportunity to have a certified technician inspect and verify – free of charge – your child’s car seat installation. Click here  [...]

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Smart Seat = Smart Style

Let’s talk fashion. Here on the Graco Fashion team we LOVE new products, because it gives us a chance to develop new materials to suit the product’s style.  With the launch of the Smart Seat this past year, we knew that this car seat needed a special kind of look.  Taking inspiration from our European [...]

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Spontaneity and A Baby

Andrew and I have always loved to travel. Our adventures, big and small, have provided lasting memories and a wonderful collection of photographs, without which we might not remember ALL the memories While I was pregnant with Xman, he went on 14 plane rides – including a 16 hour jaunt to Australia! – in addition [...]

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Babies, Bundles & Bumps #64: Who’s a cutie?

 This guy! Meet my nephew Atticus – he is now three months old and already has quite the personality. And here he is with Big Sis in the wildly popular Swing By Me™. Do you have a picture of your precious little one that you’d like featured in our ‘Babies, Bundles, and Bumps’ series? Share [...]

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Enter to Win the Graco Gear Sweepstakes! [Now Through Sept. 30, 2011]

Expecting a little one soon? Graco and Baby Depot at Burlington have everything you need to welcome your new bundle of joy to the world. And we want to make it even easier with the chance to win five amazing prizes, including an entire collection of Graco gear! Here’s how to enter: Visit Confirm [...]

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