Wondrous Wednesday #11

“Thmile, and the whole world thmileth with you….until you thtart teething.” This is a picture of Dawn McElfresh’s (Product Manager-Monitors) friend’s daughter “Sweetie-Pie.” Clearly this nickname is appropriate – she certainly is a sweetie-pie! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco [...]

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(Hyper) Active Kid

I was recently inspired by a post I read in which the blogger’s daughter was found lovingly holding her stuffed animal that was originally placed on a shelf high above the chair that she was now sitting on. The post really made me laugh out loud since this is what I encounter with PP on [...]

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Graco’s Monthly Nod – February

A large part of joining in the conversation in the online parenting community, is reading all of the great conversation that is going on in the blogosphere. We are always sharing cute, funny, informative, and inspiring stories that we’ve read with each other, so we thought it would be a great idea (right?!) to share [...]

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Inspiring Work

It’s in the air…it’s in the water…it’s written on the boardroom walls. People talk about it everyday and everywhere we go, here at Graco. Pregnancy, babies, and family time…it’s our passion and we live the work! I offer up proof of this with a photo of three women (all Graco bloggers, l to r: Amy, [...]

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Bloggers- A Community that Cares

As we sat down to create this blog for Graco, we started with the basics. What is a blog? Why do they exist? Who writes them and why do people read them? (yes- the BASICS). We got the textbook answers (and it turns out, there are many, many different answers for all of the above.) [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #10

“I wonder… why I’m double insulated and Mommy’s not even wearing gloves?!”  Pudding Pop sures looks cozy in all that snow gear!  Proud Mom, Melissa, was the one freezing when they went outside to sled.  Somehow a snow + a saucer + a smile warms you right up! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo [...]

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A Parenting Pickle

Okay…I’m in a pickle, and not one of those sweet little gherkin pickles, either.  It’s more of a huge sour pickle you have to fish out of barrel at the deli.  The kind that’s so sour, it sucks your face inside out when you take a bite.  That’s me right now…in a pickle, face sucked [...]

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Baby #2 vs. Baby #1 (a totally different pregnancy!)

Let me just start by saying that I am the oldest child in my family. It is only now, now that I’m pregnant with Baby #2 (due in T-minus 2 months), that I’m starting to see the gripes of a second child. (don’t tell my sister I realized this though!) And, yes, for me the [...]

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The Excitement Builds

Launching a new product is always exciting for us at Graco but recently we found something that got us really excited – a sure sign that you, our customers, are excited about a new product we just launched. (the Graco Nautilus Car Seat) Someone pointed us to this great post they found on Babycenter.com: http://www.buddymapping.com/maps/nautilus [...]

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A wave of guilt

More countertop space!! Who knew more countertop space could make someone so happy. Oh wait, and sad at the same time?? I recently purchased a new over-the-oven microwave and was over-the-moon with anticipation about all the new countertop space I would now have once I give my old microwave the heave-ho. Hmmm… what should I [...]

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