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The Frazzled Catholic Mom's Guide to Getting through Mass Mostly in One Piece

The Frazzled Catholic Mom’s Guide to Getting through Mass (Mostly) in One Piece

by: Martina KreitzerGet the experience of being the frazzled Catholic mom {and dad, too!} in the pew! If you’re a parent who bringsRead more »

Imagining Ourselves Away from Anxiety and into the Arms of Christ

Imagining Ourselves Away from Anxiety and Into the Arms of Christ

by: Stephanie RothDoes anxiety present itself as an impediment to spiritual growth? Read through to see how Stephanie overcame her boutsRead more »

Happy Valentines Ash Wednesday

Happy Valentine’s Day Ash Wednesday

Welcome to the first installment in the series Real and Raw – Soul-Stirring Stories, a series focused on taking a candid lookRead more »

Real and Raw

Real and Raw – A 2018 Catholic Sistas Series

Welcome to our new series, Real and Raw: Soul-Stirring Stories. In this series, guest authors* will get “real and raw” about the mostRead more »

UP and Out of The Fog

It’s funny–I didn’t realize there was a fog to come up out of until I looked back. I thought it was normal – youRead more »

Sacramentals, Mercy, Advent, Oh My!

Not long ago, I attended an event where an icebreaker game was played. The icebreaker was to count up how many Sacramentals we had on eachRead more »

I’m (not enough of) a Special Needs Mom

I’m a “Special Needs Mom”. That sounds really weird to me. For a couple reasons really, but mainly because I sometimes wonder if IRead more »

Vacation Transformation – Travel And The Road To Self-Discovery

School has ended and the hustle and bustle that comes with all the juggling of schedules and activities has come to a halt. By now you’veRead more »

Special Needs Parenting, Solo

Parenting is hard work for any person, whether you have one, or two or 8 or 12 children. You learn to strategize, categorize needs,Read more »

Special Needs Mom Reflects: All are Welcome at the Feast

A week after Christmas, after months of preparation, my two youngest children received their First Holy Communion. I had always assumedRead more »

Unexpectedly Homeschooling: Our Journey

Over the years I have known many homeschooling families but I never thought our family would be one of them. My husband and I planned forRead more »

Grieving for my special needs child

For a while, it has bugged me when a pregnant woman, when asked if she wanted a boy or girl, responded “I don’t care, as long asRead more »

Moving as a Special Needs Family

The process of moving a family is a huge undertaking. For a typical family it can be stressful, anxiety inducing, and full of theRead more »

Seeing Faith: Believing as a Special Needs Parent

When I first heard we were doing a special needs series, I was very happy to contribute and had many ideas flowing. There are so many areasRead more »

The Danger of Being “Fine”

“I’m fine.” “Just great!” “Doing well, thanks.” No matter how we’re actually feeling or doing, it’s generally considered a matter ofRead more »