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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 »

A Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling

It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. MotherRead more »

Having Good Kids: Is it the Luck of the Draw?

I can’t count the number of times people have told me I am so lucky to have such good kids. They see them sitting in church or gatheredRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 1

I don’t know if you know me. If you are a regular reader of Catholic Sistas you have hopefully met me through the 7QT FirstRead more »

{Catholic} Homeschooling Series: Looking Back

The ecclesiastical year is over, and a new year has begun.  With this, I thought it a good idea to do a recap of this seriesRead more »

{Catholic} Homeschooling through High School

One of the scariest tasks I have had to endure is homeschooling our oldest child through high school.  He is currently a Senior and itRead more »

Hero Mothers in {Catholic} Home Education

Are you a hero mother? I bet you are. This week we completed our ninth week of school.  A small victory for anyone who teaches, butRead more »

I left my heart… at the university.

My eldest son is entering an out of state college this fall. This is a moment we have all been dreaming about. He is anticipating theRead more »

Our {Catholic} Homeschool Curriculum for 2015-2016

One of the best feelings for a homeschooling parent is to know EXACTLY what you will be using early on in the Summer before the new schoolRead more »

The One Room Schoolhouse Approach: Catholic Schoolhouse

It is that time of year where everyone is figuring out what to use next school year.  Social Media is swamped with questions andRead more »

A Time For Every Event Under Heaven

My oldest son is graduating from high school tomorrow. Tonight is Baccalaureate Mass.  The feelings that have arisen in me are perplexing. Read more »

Saint Philomena, HELP! Book Review & Giveaway

Saint Philomena, HELP! is a lovely book written by homeschooling mother of six and Catholic author, Christine Henderson. Mrs. HendersonRead more »

10 Ways to Find Joy in Our {Catholic} Homeschool

It was the third week of Advent. My shoes were uncomfortable, my skirt did not fit right, my veil kept falling off and even the cushion onRead more »

Pay Attention!

Raising a Holy Family The importance of being engaged in family life is key to raising a holy family.  Our goal as parents should be toRead more »

Ten Liturgical Activities for Advent

This article would actually apply for any Catholic family, not just home educators as it deals with liturgical activities for Advent.Read more »