Guest Celebrity Blogger – Expectant Mom, Actress Christie Lynn Smith

Every month we hope to share with you, a little peek inside the life of a celebrity parent or parent-to-be. We’ve asked them a bunch of questions and they’ve been kind enough to answer them (and then some!) Reading the answers, you clearly see that as parents we’re all very similar. When you take away their [...]

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Gotta Love Karma…

As a child, I was a very picky eater (I have to say, I still am). When I wouldn’t eat dinner, my mom used to say, “I hope you have a daughter that is just as bad as you.” Well, what goes around comes around. My daughter Pudding Pop is an extremely picky eater (or [...]

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Breaking her off the Binky

When you don’t have children, it’s easy to be a “drive-by parent”. My husband & I have 12 amazing nieces and nephews and it was fun to sit back and say; “we will never_____” – you can fill in the blank. We said it all. This parenting thing is going to be so EASY! Well [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #8

“I wonder… what babies dream about? Fun stroller rides, pulling the cat’s tail, strained peas?” This is a picture of Tamar Gerstein’s (Product Manager-Activity Centers) daughter “Boo” letting mom enjoy a little downtime. Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family [...]

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Say no to organic-even if just for one night.

So much of what we write about and share with each other are the organic, wondrous moments (good and not-so-good) that naturally unfold in front of our eyes.  Those always seem to be the most beautiful because they are rarely expected.  Well last week, on Jagger’s 3rd birthday, I ordered up some artificial, oohey-goohey, sticky-sweet [...]

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Not MY Child!

I got the dreaded call from daycare the other day.  No- not the “your child has a fever so pick him up now and don’t come back tomorrow either” call.  But the “your child bit someone” call.  Yikes! I’ve been on the other end many times, but I always thought the biter obviously wasn’t well [...]

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Small Wonders of the World

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” ~Walt Streightiff We have all been sweet, simple, innocent, and curious children ourselves at one point. We’ve all found a four-leaf clover in a sea of green…we have all seen a sunflower turn toward the sun…we have [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #7

I wonder… if Frosty’s in here somewhere…   Proud Aunt, Gretchen Gourley (Stroller Product Team), submitted this picture of her nephew “Zip” enjoying his first snowfall. Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family of customers, employees and friends.

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The End of an Era

According to my son, I can no longer handle the truth – or at least I’m not going to be getting it from him anymore! I am sad to say that I believe tonight was the end of an era- the era where my son told the truth- even when it was ugly. Me: “Did [...]

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Dear Punxsutawney Phil…

… I would like to make a plea. Santa brought me the coolest playhouse ever and mom says it’s too cold to go outside and play with it. All day I stare out the window dreaming of the meals I could be serving up in my little house, of all the times I could be [...]

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