Pay It Forward Family:  Create a “Giving Bank”

Pay It Forward Family: Create a “Giving Bank”

Today officially starts our “Pay It Forward Family” program for 2013.  Instead of starting with a project for a group or organization, instead we are starting with the concept of giving.  Giving is different for every family, so feel free to adapt the following into a way that fits your family.  Later in the year,(…)

Blueberry Pancake Day

Blueberry Pancake Day

I don’t know about your household, but in mine, pancakes are our favorite breakfast on the weekends.  We mix it up and add chocolate chips and other fruits.  School mornings are a bit more rushed, so it’s normally cinnamon rolls or cereal. Not today!  It’s National Blueberry Pancake Day! We got up a bit earlier(…)

First Fighting Words…How Did You React?

I am interested in posing a question to our readers. In one of my LinkedIn groups this week, a dad posted an interesting question. The responses sparked a great discussion, so I thought Id post it here and see what words of wisdom our readers have.  Chime in and share your thoughts. My 4 year(…)

Distracted Driving – What Parents Can Do

Distracted Driving – What Parents Can Do

Guest post by Jessica Saunders, Safety Mom blogger with Children’s Medical Center   Did You Know   Young drivers, ages 15-to-20-years old, are especially vulnerable to death and injury on our roadways. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, mile for mile, teenagers are involved in three times as many fatal crashes as all(…)

Global Belly Laugh Day

Global Belly Laugh Day is January 24. On Global Belly Laugh day we celebrate the great gift of laughter. The celebration is playful, easy and fun. On January 24 at 1:24 p.m. (local time) smile, throw your arms in the air and laugh out loud. Join the Belly Laugh Bounce Around the World. January 24,(…)

Meet LiBrandiLife

Meet LiBrandiLife

I’m Deborah LiBrandi, author of LiBrandiLife.  I am a mother of three kids, a wife to one husband (it’s not that type of blog) and a writer hoping to bring smiles to the faces of parents and women who relate to slice of life stories about the ins and outs, ups and downs and this(…)