Archive - February, 2012

Celebrating Love

In honor of Valentine’s Week (yes, we like to extend our holidays here at Graco – one day doesn’t do it!), I’m going to give you a glimpse of some of the terrific people who work here, the products they love (via Graco “Love Lists”), and their own very special valentines. Throughout the week, we [...]

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A Fond Farewell…

When I started at Graco nearly three years ago, I never realized that I wouldn’t just be joining a company, I would be joining a family. It makes it that much harder to have to say goodbye. I’m sad to say that today is my last day at Graco, and while I’m excited for what’s [...]

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Potty Training..the Second Time Around

About 3 years ago, I potty trained my first daughter, PP. She was three months shy of turning 3, so I felt she was definitely ready to conquer the throne (even though she really wasn’t too excited about it). Fast forward 3 years, and it’s Pinkie Pie’s turn. She just turned  two and a half [...]

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Living Pinterest

Here at Graco, we’re all a little infatuated with our new Internet friend, Pinterest.  Many gals from the social media team get together monthly for a Pinterest Potluck where we pick a pin, get together for lunch and create.  (We’re really looking forward to borrowing our sister company, Calphalon’s, test kitchen one month to try [...]

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Prepping for Preggers: Work + Life

A couple of weeks ago we opened our series on Work + Life.  This week our very own Valerie Cansler shares her insights on how she gets through the week.  Val is a market researcher and mom of 2 kids – one boy and one girl.  She is one of the most genuine people I know and [...]

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Babies “R” Us-Great Trade-In Event

Get Excited! It’s time again for “The Great Trade-in Event” at Babies “R” Us’ Nationwide! You can receive 25% off any new children’s product by trading-in any used product in any Babies”R”Us store location. That means you can get 25% off any new Graco crib, car seat, bassinet, stroller, travel system, playard, high chair, walker, [...]

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Ready for my second pregnancy?

Rewind 8 months… We were in the thick of summer in Atlanta and I was 8 months pregnant with my first child. I was hot, tired, cranky and most noticeably, swollen. My body apparently had enough as well because I developed a hive-like rash on my skin (formally known as PUPPPs). I wore gloves on [...]

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