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[Guest Post] Becoming a new parent: The ultimate journey

Thanks to our friend, Charma, for this lovely post on becoming a parent! Keep up with more of Charma & “Mr. A’s” stories at surprisedmama.com. Recently, we got a chance to visit some friends of ours and see their beautiful newborn baby girl. She was wrapped up nice and cozy with her parents watching her [...]

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Top 10 Ways To Announce – “We’re Pregnant!”

People are always looking for creative ways to share the big news – here’s a great story from one of our Graco Contributors. How did you tell!? Pregnant and overwhelmed by all the baby gear? Lean on us! Set up a Graco account and we’ll help you through it! “Honey, I swear I see two [...]

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Prepping for Preggers: How do you know when you’re ready?

As Lauren said, there definitely seems to be an ever growing trend of my friends jumping on the pregnant-train.  With every new baby I meet, hold, play with, I start to become increasingly sensitive to the question – How do you know when you’re ready?  I know the best answer to that question is “you’re [...]

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Pregnancy: A First Time Dad’s Point of View

I love my 54-inch HD TV. Vibrant colors, excellent pixel quality, fantastic sound and complete awesomeness. Still . . .  it cannot compare to my doctor’s black and white, poor quality, low-tech, 13-inch monitor on which my wife and I got the first glimpse of our growing baby. That first ultrasound is the best show [...]

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All My Friends Are Having Kids

Is this good? Is this bad? How will it change our relationship going forward? All I have to do is look at Facebook to see that it seems like everyone I know and their brother (even my husband’s brother) is having a baby. It is different though when your tight-knit friends are the ones having [...]

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Babies, Bundles, & Bumps #53-Home Birth

Would you ever imagine that someday you might deliver your own precious little baby – by yourself?! I don’t think that’s a job that many of us would willingly sign up for, but, thank heavens, Todd was up to the task!  Todd is a member of the Graco family, and has the most amazing story [...]

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Make way for baby! Decorating the Nursery as a Graco Designer.

Ever since we found out we were expecting, my mind has been jumbled with ideas, lists, designs, names, expectations…sound familiar?  I am sure all new moms and dads feel the same way when thinking about all the newness to come surrounding the arrival of their little one.  This will be our first child, and to [...]

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All Things Baby: Atlanta New Mommy Event

Calling All Atlanta Moms-To-Be! Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 12 from 10:00 a.m. until noon for an event all about you! We think planning for your new baby should be fun – but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start!  If you’re looking for helpful pointers, tips and solutions to make your transition [...]

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Babies, Bumps & Bundles! #42

Graco’s Newest Bundle! Congratulations to Valerie Cansler, Manager of Marketing Research and her family on the birth of their gorgeous bundle of boy!!  Little “BL” Cansler was born Thursday, November 18, 2010, weighing   8 lbs. 9 oz.  Welcome! Share some of your great photos of cuteness and awe on the Graco Flickr page.  Your bump or baby [...]

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What do you Really Need to Pack for the Hospital??

I have experienced the maternity ward at two different hospitals in two different states and have since developed excellent tips on what to actually pack for the hospital. There are three people to consider: You, Your New Baby, and Your Spouse (which is usually the forgotten one). First, I will start with the super excited [...]

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