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Sistas Weekly No. 2

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of September 3 – September 8! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

Why We’re NOT Saving for College

One of the first things people used to say to us when we told them we wanted a large family was, “But how do you plan to pay forRead more »

20 Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Large Families, But Were Afraid to Ask

Our family size has been the topic of many conversations.  People are always asking us various questions, some with genuine interest,Read more »

The Farce of Reproductive Rights, or, How to Turn Personal Liberty into Slavery

To whomever composed this meme: …except that half of every human being comes from the father. …except that from theRead more »

Family Vacation: A Survivor’s Guide

Here we go! It’s packing day or, should I say, packing week, here at the our house.  We are getting ready for our annual familyRead more »

The Man With a PLAN…

Keeping with Natural Family Planning Week, I would like to share my experience with NFP. Years ago, right before I got married, myRead more »

Giving Up (Birth) Control

In a world where we are able to control everything from the temperature of our water to our exact shade of blonde, it is no wonder thatRead more »

The Frontline

I am Catholic. While I find the “I am Mormon” campaign a little quirky, I also get it. The billboards, the t-shirts, the commercials areRead more »

Why You Don’t Have to Use NFP

{disclaimer: I realize that NFP is not always used to avoid pregnancy, but can also be used for medical awareness and to help achieveRead more »

Knight in Shining Armor

I recently read the Hunger Games trilogy and besides the essence of humanity that develops in the characters, the notion of sacrificeRead more »

Babies are Always Welcome

My Husband and I recently announced our second pregnancy. You can read more about our first daughter here, but long story short, she diedRead more »

Feeding Our Children

A good mother, a good parent, is responsible for the physical health and well-being of her child.  As mothers, we feed and clothe theRead more »

I didn’t give you the gift of life… life gave me the gift of you

In light of the fact that November is National Adoption Awareness Month, I would like to share with you my reflection on abortion, in-vitroRead more »

On having a large family…

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord; The fruit of the womb is a reward.” Psalms 127:3 Early in our 37 year marriage, my husband and IRead more »

Prayer Changes Things

Last week was a long week.  On Monday my oldest son had ear surgery, my second son left our homeschool for Catholic schools, my mother inRead more »

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