It happens to me every time I attend a funeral, especially a Catholic funeral Mass. I cry, I mourn and I thank God for the Catholic Church.Read more »
What is it about parenting that can make us too controlling? How do we find the happy medium between guiding children andRead more »
I don’t consider myself an artist, but I am a creative and a lover of beauty. As such, I have a hard time seeing the arts marginalizedRead more »
Parenting is hard work for any person, whether you have one, or two or 8 or 12 children. You learn to strategize, categorize needs,Read more »
I stood at the doorway of my room, completely overwhelmed just looking at the piles I knew I finally had to deal with. I had been puttingRead more »
Question: What can live for up to 100 years, is known to be harmless to humans and moves no faster than 1 mph but can still scare theRead more »
I have been struggling to write this post. Starting and stopping over the course of a fewRead more »
One of the biggest challenges I have undertaken was forgiving my ex-husband. I think most people who have walked this single parent roadRead more »
Not too long ago, my family purchased the Dreamworks movie, “Trolls.” It quickly became a hit with our oldest, whoRead more »
“Collateral damage—is that all I am,
adrift in the wreckage of your sleight of hand?
Is there a reason why I can’t heal, I can’tRead more »
“Black Mirror” is a TV show filled with every “no” in the book: adult content and themes, violence, language, drug use. I wouldRead more »
Mass with a five year old and a two year old. It’s a beautiful, chaotic, maddening, complicated adventure, isn’t it? The longest hour ofRead more »
There’s something about getting and listening to a new album that makes me think about the way I was able to appreciate Mass lastRead more »
“Cute dress, love your shoes.” A friend compliments.
“Thanks”, I say leaning in a little to whisper, “They were such a steal, that IRead more »
I’ve never been much of a gardener, but I do enjoy keeping a few potted plants on my back patio during the summer. I love theRead more »
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