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REVIEW: Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids

The doctors, therapists, and researchers I’ve interviewed, and the studies I’ve read, all seem to agree on two key points: First, modernRead more »

REVIEW: The Island of Two Trees

The Island of Two Trees is a story born through the authors creative play with his children, and based off of an actual model island heRead more »

REVIEW: Elegant and Modern Stele Golden Crucifix

I was intrigued. I was intrigued because I am a huge fan of high quality religious products to begin with, having had to replace many itemsRead more »

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

I never thought that I would  be digging out that old C.S. Lewis book I read when I was in junior high out of my musty old drawers. I neverRead more »

Best of My 2018 Reading: Nonfiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard

I read a lot of nonfiction anyway, both for paid review and for pleasure. There’s so much to learn. There’s so much that’s good.Read more »

Best of My 2018 Reading: Fiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard

While I drink enough coffee to drown a fat pony, I also read enough books to weigh that same pony down. Well, it was a lot for me, and aRead more »

REVIEW: Stay Connected – Journals for Catholic Women

the day I received this book, I grabbed my water bottle, my snack, my unopened mail packages, and a notepad and pen. Once I got settledRead more »

12 Rules for Life: Chapter 2

She declared it in the middle of my misery like a National Holiday: “It’s ‘Be-Good-to-Allison-Day.’” Yes! Finally! Someone “getsRead more »

REVIEW: I Went to Mass: What did I see?

PRODUCT I Went To Mass: What did I see? by Katie Warner and illustrated by Meg Whalen COMPANY TAN Books FACEBOOK  |Read more »

12 Thoughts on 12 Rules for Life

This is a 12 part chapter review on Jordan Peterson’s book entitled 12 Rules for Life; An Antidote to Chaos.  Read it along with me,Read more »

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

I knew this was a book for the Catholic domestic Church arsenal when my 10-year-old son was drawn to it like a moth to the light. It hadRead more »

Catholic Brain: Learn It. Know It. Live It.

I was recently asked if I would like to review the website Catholic Brain. Intrigued by the name, and even more intrigued by the siteRead more »

Book Review: Can We Be Friends?

friendships are an absolutely beautiful and necessary part of life. In a culture that seems to increasingly isolate ourselves, it isRead more »

REVIEW: Beyond Sunday by Teresa Tomeo

Most people likely know Teresa Tomeo as the intelligent, inquisitive, straight-talking host of the Catholic Connections radio program andRead more »

REVIEW: Kingdom of Happiness

Happiness—it seems so elusive in our everyday lives, doesn’t it? This is likely not because it doesn’t exist anymore, or because we humansRead more »

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