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Citizen Gus

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

It’s a proud moment when you realize your child did the right thing without parental prompting. When you see that they’ve made a decision or reacted to a situation in a positive way, and did so all on their own. We recently received, in the mail, a letter from the Principal at Gus’ school. Correspondence [...]

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Pregnant Diane Farr 2007

The Hollywood Writer’s Strike: A Mom’s Perspective from Celebrity Diane Farr

I’m excited to share this guest post with everyone since I thought the timing would be appropriate given that we just got back from the Boom Boom Room celebrity gifting suite.  Well we also went to the same gifting suite last year and had the opportunity to meet a very pregnant Diane Farr.  She was expecting her first child [...]

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Tori and Dean- WW

Wondrous Wednesday #4

“I wonder… if we will see this on their show!” Here is a picture of Tori and Dean Inn Love… with sweetpeace! After a long day at the Boom Boom Room gifting suite, little Liam McDermott crashed out in sweetpeace for about 20 minutes while we got to hang with his parents. All in a [...]

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All that stuff

We Survived Trains, Planes, and Automobiles over the Holidays!!!!

After surviving all the holiday travel I feel the need to just scream out “YEAH!!!!” (right before passing out from exhaustion, of course) The reason for my excitement is that my husband and I made it from PA to RI (by car) and back (by car again – but this time loaded to the hilt- [...]

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Aqaurium

Holiday Time is Kid Focus Time

It is a rare occasion when our family of 5 (3 kids) get to spend focused time together. The holidays were a nice time to reconnect and play together. We tried to focus on a select grouping of gifts for the kids since there seems to be too much excess with gifting and no appreciation [...]

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A Pair of Stars of the Graco Catalog

‘Simon Says’ Anyone?

Simon Says, Hokey Pokey, and the Itsy Bitsy Spider ALWAYS do the trick on the set of a Graco photo shoot and let me tell you, I’ve become an expert at all three. It’s amazing how a few silly moves, a loud (bad) singing voice, and the willingness to look like a complete fool will [...]

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Kitchen

My Christmas “Miracles”

Christmas miracles happen one way or another for everyone – here’s a short list of the little “miracles” we celebrated this Christmas: An unsolicited “thank you” After opening a few presents as well as his stocking, Jagger went over to the “grill” (the fireplace that we don’t cook in) and yelled up the chimney “Thank [...]

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A First Step For Graco

A First Step For Graco

I am very excited in writing this post to introduce Graco to the blogosphere. Today is certainly a “first” for Graco but it is just one step in a long journey that Graco has been on for over 50 years. Graco certainly has great hopes, aspirations and goals for this blog, but much like entering [...]

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