Graco responds to Friends of the Earth report – May 20, 2008

While we always strive to have a personal voice here on the blog, there will be certain situations where we will need to share the official company position regarding certain issues. As such, I am presenting you with Graco’s official response to a recent report released by FOE: Today a report was released by the Friends of the [...]

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Including the Big Sister with Baby #2

We have a small baby boom going on at Graco.  As you can see just from our blog contributors – 3 out of 9 of us are expecting (that we know of?!) and one has a 7 week old.  And they are all 2nd babies. We have had some great discussions on the differences between pregnancy #1 [...]

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My Fashion “Sense”

It’s commonly known that the sense of smell is the strongest sense tied to memory.  I’m going to have to disagree here – it’s certainly my “sense of fashion” that has the strongest ties to memory.  For some reason I have committed to memory, every onesie, sleeper, creeper, jumper, sweater, jacket, hat, shoe and bathing suit that my [...]

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An Interview with the President (of Graco, that is)

We talk a lot about new arrivals here at Graco- usually the 7 lb. 8 oz. 20″ kind.  Well we recently had another new arrival worth noting.  A little over a month ago, Doug McGraw joined the Graco family as our new President.  As you can imagine, everyone was anxious to meet him and learn a little [...]

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Questions, questions, questions

I’ve got a question for you: what happened to turn my son from a soiled, smelly and satisfied-with-it sixth grader into a clean, aromatically aware thirteen year-old in a matter of months? Could it be: a) The fine example of immaculate personal hygiene set by his well-groomed paternal parent? b) An overzealous attempt to draw [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #21

“I get it, I get it – the last one there is a rotten egg.  Shesh-I’m moving as fast as these little legs will go! ” This is a picture of Little Man, Jason’s son, who looks like he is being followed by a not-so Little Man.  Perhaps this is what Little Man will look like [...]

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A not-so-fun first

We all love to talk about the firsts. The first smile. The first steps. The first taste of real food. That first solid poop… (well maybe that was just me) -anyway I think you get me. This is a “first” you dread. This all started with the first frightened mama phone call, which quickly turned to [...]

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Feng Shui – Bring Joy and Wonder into the Nursery

Designing a nursery is a very important and fun aspect of planning for a baby. You want the room where your little one will sleep and play to be comfortable, cozy and safe. As parents, you want to enjoy the atmosphere while feeding or soothing your baby as well. You probably look through the entertainment and home [...]

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Thanks Mom!(& Happy Mother’s Day)

Every day is a good day to thank your mom. I truly try to do that whenever I think of it. Here’s an example of a recent call – “Hello Mom? I just heard a radio ad about paying down your college debt- thanks for paying for college and not leaving me with heaps of [...]

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Running for a Cause!

Runners take your MARK! Go! As the horn sounded early on April 26th, over 800 racers took off on their way through a very hilly 5K benefiting the Mommy’s Light Organization. The weather was beautiful and the music blared at the starting line. What on earth was this running about? Mommy’s Light is an incredible organization with [...]

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