Archive - April, 2012

Introducing New Exclusive Fashions from Graco for Buy Buy Baby

We get a lot of inquiries from parents looking for details on the latest Graco fashions, so I would love to introduce two new exclusive patterns to Buy Buy Baby. Astoria™ helps keep your little one soothed and amused with its neutral tile print and pops of minty green. We know your confidence as a [...]

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Benefits of Bringing Baby to Mealtime

Baby doesn’t have to be in a big kid chair to join family mealtime at the dinner table. We’ve noticed there’s been a lot of talk recently about encouraging parents and children to have more regular meals together as a family. Why all the chatter? Recently the Journal of Pediatrics reviewed 17 studies to look [...]

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Nesting….one year later

Remember this post? Yeah, I almost forgot about it, too.   So much for “stay tuned in the next few weeks.”  Xman decided to come a week early, and while I probably should have been all ready at that point, I wasn’t.  And neither was his nursery.  Sure, it wasn’t really a problem since he [...]

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Babies, Bundles & Bumps #78: “Ready for Baby”

Look at this bump! Christine, who works here in the building at one of our sister companies, is 37 weeks pregnant and ready to go! She is due on May 4, and is already having contractions! I wondered, this close to the due date, what do parents do to get ready?? Well, today I learned about “Babymoon”. [...]

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Xman turns 1!

Any new parent knows that the ability to successfully make it to one year feels like a HUGE accomplishment – almost more so for the parents then the baby.  So what better way to celebrate then with a PARTY!  Andrew and I were excited to throw together a fun little gathering for Xman and host [...]

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Graco Wins Cribsie Award!

With 81,500 votes cast, the Graco Pack ‘n Play(R) Playard won a Cribsie Award 2012 for “Best Alternative To A Crib”. The Cribsie Awards recognize the best brands and products for babies, tots, and the parents who dote on them. You nominate. We select. Moms vote. Here is the link to the actual award: We feel [...]

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Prepping for Preggers: Work + Life

Our next mom letting us peak into her day-to-day is our Lead Usability Engineer, Liz Mauer.  Liz has a son named Jason who is less than 1 year old.  Liz is one of my dearest friends at the office – always shooting you straight with her honest opinion.  Her and her hubs also have 2 [...]

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Babies, Bundles & Bumps #77: I’m so cute!

Welcome to the world little man!! I met Mookie when he was just barely a day old. Did I mention all my friends are having kids? Just weeks later, he is already running the show and has made his mark by starring in his very own photoshoot. Blue Steel baby! I might be a bit [...]

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Graco Pack ‘n Play(R) Playard with Cuddle Cove(TM) Rocking Seat – New Video and New Fashions!

The Pack ‘n Play with Cuddle Cove rocking seat has been getting some good press recently, especially in the Love List posts. The February issue of  BabyTalk magazine even featured the Graco Pack ‘n Play® with Cuddle Cove Rocking Seat™ as #22 on its list of 100 Bright Ideas!! This playard has so many incredible features that we made [...]

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