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Standing at the Foot of the Cross

If you have ever had a child hospitalized you know how hard it is. You may also know how during those long lonely hours in theRead more »

Raising Pro-Life Leaders: #whywemarch

It’s 6:00 am and the alarm rings on a cold, dark January morning. Before my feet hit the ground, I fully experience the decadent warmth ofRead more »

The Camera in My Mind

I often look at my children and am amazed at how time has changed them… their faces no longer pudgy with baby fullness; their tiny handsRead more »

Advent, Momma Mary, and the {Slightly Messy} Art of Offering It Up

As Advent comes to a close, for me it has not been without a fair amount of spiritual introspection and reflection of the BlessedRead more »

You Cannot Have It All

No, you cannot have it all. This has been such a disappointing revelation for me. I was raised so idealistically, believing that if I hadRead more »

When You Question God’s Love, Prayer is the Answer

I went to a different parish than usual this weekend. The priest’s homily focused on the question “Is God Here?” The priest acknowledgedRead more »

When I am overwhelmed…

There are many ways in which we all deal with stress, we all experience that feeling that life is just too much and the feeling ofRead more »

Marry Him and Be Submissive: A Book Review

I wasn’t quite sure what to think of this book when I was asked to review it. But as I read the description and learned that it had causedRead more »

To Say Their Names

Our names are important. Even if we share the same name as someone else, our names are still uniquely our own. If someone said, “Tell meRead more »

Homeschooling and Working from Home: How I Do It.

One question I often get asked is “how do I do it?” How do I home school and work from home, along with all the other normal daily tasks ofRead more »

Raising Chaste Catholic Men: A Review

When we only had four little ones! As a mother, I am constantly thinking about and worrying about my children. I think about their health,Read more »

The Cross of Infertility

“So, when are you going to have kids?” It’s one of the most awkward questions I encounter and one of the most stressful, frustrating, andRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 3

September 6th, 2016- My first two posts in the Diary of a Homeschool Mum have been set in the past as I shared the beginnings of whyRead more »

The Beautiful Mess of the Family: An Interview with Bill Donaghy

Family life… what does that mean? If we are to look at society we know that the term is changing at an alarming rate. The family is beingRead more »

A Brush With Death to Remind Us to Live

Traveling home from Kansas City to Georgia last night, my family and I almost lost our lives. As I drove my van, loaded down with 9 of myRead more »