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Encouragement for When You are Surrounded by Homeschooling Naysayers

If you are anything like me you’ve encountered all the comments out there about homeschooling. Some of them are understandable; others areRead more »

The Large Catholic Family Guide to Simple Living

Who doesn’t like the idea of simple living?  I wasn’t counting on writing a post so soon after Baby Emmie was bornRead 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 »

Stay Tuned! A New Series for Parents of Special Needs Kids

Hello Dear Readers, We want to take a moment to introduce you to a new series we are working on for Catholic Sistas and to ask for yourRead more »

Bringing Simple to your 2017 Homeschool Year

I love the turn of a new year!  Just like the beginning of the academic year, it gives us a chance to reflect on what is going rightRead more »

Financial Stewardship: Creating A Family Budget

Happy 2017! The new year means that people are thinking about ways to change and fix all the things about their lives that need changingRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home: No Cost Hallway Vignette

I have had this space at the top of our stairs on my ‘to do’ decorating list for a while now.  Our upstairsRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 4 – BURNOUT

I know I began my portion of this homeschool series as a diary of memories and I promise I will continue to add those, but this month IRead more »

GIVEAWAY: A Catholic Jesse Tree Ornament Set!

It’s Advent 2016!  Happy New Liturgical Year, Sistas!  Advent is my *favorite* time of year and we are still adding to ourRead more »

Bring Them a Meal!

In July, we moved to a new city and joined an amazing parish. Less than three weeks ago, I had our fifth child. While I was still in theRead more »

Wearing the {Catholic} Homeschool Mask

Today I had a scheduled dentist appointment for a cleaning. I don’t usually look forward to trips to the dentist but today it wasRead more »

Homemade Saint Bookmarks

Have you begun your Christmas list-making yet?  In our family we like to challenge ourselves to make as many of our gifts eachRead 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 »

St. Francis Treasure Box DIY

Tomorrow we celebrate the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi!  Children, and adults alike, find St. Francis easy to love especiallyRead more »

Dear Husband,

Dear Husband, I see you across the table.  I see how tired your eyes are and how your body hurts.  I see you.  But IRead more »