Turning over a new leaf

“The only thing constant in life is change”~Francois de la Rochefoucauld This is a quote I heard a few years back and it has stuck with me to this day. It obviously applies to kids….they never stop changing, growing, or amazing us. What’s funny though is neither do adults. Just as kids grow and change, [...]

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And Sometimes, the baby arrives early . . .

A family’s adventure with a premature baby – Guest post by Mike Langmaid I’m happy to share a guest post from Mike Langmaid who works on car seats here at Graco. Knowing that the March of Dimes‘ March for Babies fundraisers are kicking off, I asked Mike to share the story of the early arrival [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #18

“If I sit here and look cute, will I get more presents for my birthday?  It’s worth a try!”  (and if this doesn’t work, I will put Plan B into action) “LG” (Little Girl) turns 2 this weekend.  Mom Shannon Hart (Car seat product manager) says she’s sure LG will be getting a lot of presents [...]

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Supernanny on Speed Dial

Before I had my daughter, I would watch Supernanny & think about how bad these kids were behaving and who are these parents that let their kids get away with it? Well, last week at my cousin’s birthday party held at a family fun center, I felt the Supernanny hidden camera on me. I went to the birthday party by [...]

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Welcome Jason!

Between the baby boom among the bloggers and Jon being our only dad, I am very happy to introduce a new Graco blogger to the team – Jason Arnold.  Jason is an Industrial Designer here at Graco and the father of “Little Man” who is 18 months old.  He also has another little one on the [...]

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New York City Moms blog launch party

New York City Moms blog launch party

Leave vacation. Catch a flight. Miss my connection. Grab the next flight. Change in the airport bathroom. Ride in a stinky NY cab. Arrive at Brasserie 8 1/2. Phew- I thought I would never make it! My luggage was in tact but I wasn’t sure my mood was – – that is, until I joined [...]

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What are they thinking? Ask!

I absolutely love “interviewing” my son. No- I’m not getting him ready for corporate America already, I just love hearing what he thinks about stuff. All kinds of stuff. My husband rolls his eyes at me but I could do this for hours with Jagger. It’s one of the sweetest things about kids this age [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #17

Boog is thinking: “Is this all she does?” Hercules is thinking: “I wonder what else he will try to feed me as I get older…” Amy is thinking: “Did he sterilize that?” Amy wanted to share this sweet moment between a new big brother (Boog) and his new little sis (Hercules).  (I’m a little hesitant to [...]

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Jodie Sweetin

Guest Celebrity Blogger – New Mom and Actress, Jodie Sweetin

April 12, 2008 – Jodie Sweetin delivers baby girl Zoie, 8lbs, 7oz. I had the pleasure of meeting Jodie Sweetin at the Boom Boom Room in LA this past January. It was pretty cool to have the chance to talk to someone that I grew up watching on TV. Yes, I was a huge fan [...]

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A Little Extra Help Never Hurts…

One of Graco’s newest babies was born last week. After a 48 hour labor, she was born weighing in at a healthy 1.4 ounces! The 2008 Graco Registry Guide is hot off the press and ready to help you decide exactly what you want and need for your new little one on the way. So, [...]

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