Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen Joovy Tuesday Giveaway!

We’ve got winners in the 11,12,13 Joovy Tuesday Giveaway!  Each winner will receive $100 to spend at Joovy.com.  The lucky ladies are:  Melissa Cleaveland, Megan Crose and Larissa Bloedel.  Please check your inbox for your prize information!  Congratulations!

What?  Eleven, twelve, thirteen?  Yes, that is today’s date.  Wouldn’t this be the coolest birthday or anniversary?  Do something today that you’ll remember including entering our Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen Joovy Tuesday Giveaway!  You could be one of three winners of $100 to spend at Joovy.com!  Who would you treat with something Joovy? And, what would you buy ?  Share with us what Joovy product you’d spend your $100 on!

Entering is easy!  Good luck and please share with your friends!

 

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Thursday, 7 November 2013

A Joovy {Boob} Story

From a new mom…..”So far he’s been a REALLY good baby. He basically just cries when he’s hungry. He was a tank at 9lbs 4 oz and looks exactly like his older brother. I LOVE my Joovy bottles!! I was using Born Free but they leak and have so many parts. My hubby really likes the Joovy bottles too, easy to put together for a man in a frenzy over a crying, hungry baby.”  from a “VERY satisfied mom”

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Thankful Joovy Tuesday

We are THANKFUL for all of you!  The winner of this week’s Thankful Joovy Tuesday is:  Amy Bolda Pugmire!  Congratulations Amy!  Check your inbox for information about redeeming your prize.  And, we’d be thankful to see you pushing your new Joovy Scooter!  Please share!

It’s the month of thanks and today we are wondering what you are thankful for?  Share with us on this Thankful Joovy Tuesday for a chance to WIN A JOOVY SCOOTER in Blueberry or Purpleness!  The new Joovy Scooter is incredible with great contemporary styling and lots of great accessories to expand its functionality.

Be sure to check out the Scooter at www.joovy.com to see the great features and versatility offered by this new Joovy stroller. The Scooter has world class looks, great functionality, and high quality components, making it the best value available in single strollers today. Enter the Rafflecopter below and please share with your friends.  They will be even more THANKFUL for you!

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Thursday, 31 October 2013

A Perfect Autumn Night

You can take the girl out of Boston but you can’t take Boston out of the girl.  We had the perfect autumn evening last night…homemade soup for dinner, carving pumpkins and the RED SOX WIN THE WORLD SERIES!!!

 

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Wednesday, 30 October 2013

A Joovy Story

Hi Jeannie!

I want to come back to thank you and the Joovy team for being so kind in
helping us in our foster/adopt journey!!! For blessing us in our journey
with the discount!

My husband and I love the stroller!!!! Love how the handle is high up,
wheels are awesome, turns great, doesn’t weigh a lot, easy to clean, and
love all the parts snap on and off!!! And it folds up and unfolds it is just
plain brilliant!!!

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Thank you!!!!!!!

Julie Held,  country singer and Joovy Mom.  To learn more of our journey check out www.julieheldmusic.com

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Do You Take Your Children Trick or Treating on Halloween?

You may want to sit down before you read any further.  Whenever I tell people what I am about to tell you, jaws drop wide open.  I NEVER went trick or treating as a child.  EVER.

Yes, it is true.  My parents didn’t feel it was safe.  It was back in the day of horrible stories of razor blades hidden in candy apples and poisoned candy.  Hospitals volunteered to x-ray your candy for free to keep children safe.  Were there any truths to these stories or were they just urban legends?  If I was a parent with young children thirty years ago, I may have made the same decision as my parents.

I want to tell you that I never felt deprived or even thought I was missing out on trick or treating.   My parents put a lot of effort into making it a very special holiday for us.  We always had spectacular costumes, sometimes homemade and sometimes store-bought.  Our Halloween parties were the talk of the neighborhood.  They were so much fun with homemade treats and spooky games including a haunted house.   During the month of October,  our family would watch Halloween specials on TV like, Charlie Brown and the gang in It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and The Legend of Sleepy Hallow narrated by Bing Crosby.  On Halloween night, we would always dress up in our costumes and hand out candy to our neighbors and friends as they trick or treated.  I loved seeing all the different and creative costumes at our front door.

I went trick or treating for the first time when I was 28 years old.  My husband and I took my stepdaughter.  I was very excited.  We live in a very quiet and safe neighborhood.  It was a lot of fun to see all the children running down the streets with their overflowing bags of candy.  Today, our children go trick or treating and they love it.

After experiencing the trick or treating for several years now, I have to say that I am ready to stay home again and hand out the candy.

Whatever your Halloween traditions are, be true to your beliefs.  There are many ways to enjoy the holiday and have fun.

What are your Halloween traditions?

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Sunday, 20 October 2013

Denver Rock and Roll Half and Full Marathon!

Friday, 18 October 2013

Joovy on ABC Scandal

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Happy Birthday Jane!!!

We are celebrating a very special birthday today at Joovy!  Our matriarch and favorite Jane  (aka ‘Doodie’) is another year young today!  She just received a singing deliver of these gorgeous flowers. Please join us in saying HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANE!
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Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Help! We Have a Stereotypical Boy!

My youngest child and I went to the doctor for his five year old well check the other day.  The doctor asked if we were having any specific issues and I answered, “Nothing physical, just behavioral.”  She let out a giggle.  We had three girls before our son.  I had no idea what mothers meant when they said their sons were just so physical and active.  Now, I get it.   We need to “run” our son like a horse so he can burn his physical energy or disaster will strike.  Even after the “run,” we need to keep him engaged at home in a project, a lot free time leads to trouble.  He likes to help around the house.  Lucky for me, his favorite projects are with Dad and usually involve tools…and power tools are even more exciting.    This weekend they decided to take our rusty golf cart apart, sand it down and repaint it.  It’s like vacation time for me.

Another major difference I noticed is that my son has a much more difficult time verbally expressing himself than my daughters.  These days we are really working with him on using his words when he is frustrated.  Yesterday, he started to lose his temper.  I pulled him aside and he told me that I was embarrassing him.  I was so proud of him for communicating that to me.   In turn, instead of just putting him in a time out we explain to him what that issue is so that he understands.  This seems to be working…most of the time.

All the physical things aside, I love my son.  He looked up at me when we were watching a movie the other day and said, “Mom, you are the most beautiful woman in the world.”  Kids always seem to know what to say and when you really need to hear it.

 

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