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10 Things I Wish I Had Done When My Kids Were Still Little

Now that my three girls have all flown the nest and Bunny just gave birth to her own little bundle, I think quite often about their growing up days. Time has a way of passing by so quickly and the best laid plans fall by the wayside. We also get caught up in the throes [...]

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Top Baby Registry Picks

I now completely understand how new parents are completely overwhelmed at the site of walking into a store like Babies “R” Us, and immediately going into panic attack mode with the thought of, “where do I begin?!” and “what is this stuff, anyway?” Being so close to the industry and actually spending a majority of [...]

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Five Ways to Freak Out Your Fiance (When You’re Not Pregnant)

As you know, I’m just getting started at Graco and I’m learning everything there is to know about babies, baby products, pregnancy, you name it. As Mike and I just got married, I think that’s a big enough step for us right now So as I’m getting acclimated here, I’m pretty surprised he hasn’t run [...]

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Welcoming Families to Graco

As many of you know, Graco recently made a move to Atlanta. Everyone is starting to settle in, get used to the new building and getting their families acquainted with the area. Many have started school. As everyone is getting acclimated, we recently welcomed our new families with a little Graco fun. People gathered together for [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #89

We are pleased to announce that fellow blogger, Donna, is now an official Grandmother. “Love Bird” made her grand entrance on Friday, September 11th, 2009, at 12:01 pm, weighing in at 8lbs 1oz and 20.5 inches long, and according to “Nonna,” “looks just like her mom (only with hair)”. Best wishes to Donna and her [...]

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A Baby Shower- Fun Times and a Sweet Mess

Searching for some fun baby shower ideas? Just had to report in about BGT’s baby shower…Boo Bear (who is BGT’s aunt) and her wonderful chef of a BF threw the greatest baby shower ever (IMHO). It was a Jack N Jill shower so the men were included and it made for all the more fun.  42 [...]

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Organized Sports – How young is too young?

Baby is growing up so fast. Being new to the community, we thought it would be fun to get her involved in an organized sport. We found a soccer club in our local newspaper and DH quickly signed Baby up online. As quickly as she was registered, back came an email asking for parent volunteers to [...]

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Ideas for Grandparent’s Day on September 13

This year, Grandparents Day will be celebrated for the 3oth time on September 13.   The role of grandparent has always been integral to the family in American culture, but it is a role that has consistently been “morphing” in response to changes in lifestyle, economics and evolving subcultures.  Here’s a brief blurb on the Day’s [...]

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Tantrums at One Year Old?

Seriously, how is this possible? Our little Love Bug who appears to be quite innocent is throwing all-out temper tantrums at one year old! At times we find it to be quite hilarious, at other times my husband and I are completely baffled by it. Well here is just a small sampling of what sets [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #88

This is a photo of “Speed Racer,” son of Nikkia Starks’, Senior Product Manager for our stroller team. Speed Racer on the train from Brussels to Paris. I was so worried we wouldn’t arrive in time to see all the sights I read about in Paris. My son seemed so content to look out the [...]

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