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Welcome Back One-piece

(Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) This summer I am welcoming back the one-piece bathing suit. And you can too! It’s not about hidingRead more »

Perfection or Perdition

We were sitting at the dining room table when it happened. I was reading one of our homeschool books aloud while my older son was fumblingRead more »

Life Goals

It happens to me every time I attend a funeral, especially a Catholic funeral Mass. I cry, I mourn and I thank God for the Catholic Church.Read more »

Lessons from Flynn

What is it about parenting that can make us too controlling? How do we find the happy medium between guiding children andRead more »

God: The Ultimate Artist

I don’t consider myself an artist, but I am a creative and a lover of beauty. As such, I have a hard time seeing the arts marginalizedRead 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 »

The Importance of Decluttering Your Soul

I stood at the doorway of my room, completely overwhelmed just looking at the piles I knew I finally had to deal with. I had been puttingRead more »

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False Crawls

Question: What can live for up to 100 years, is known to be harmless to humans and moves no faster than 1 mph but can still scare theRead more »

Struggling

Struggling

          I have been struggling to write this post.  Starting and stopping over the course of a fewRead more »

Saint Makers: Forgiving and Forgiveness

One of the biggest challenges I have undertaken was forgiving my ex-husband. I think most people who have walked this single parent roadRead more »

Finding God in Trolls

Not too long ago, my family purchased the Dreamworks movie, “Trolls.” It quickly became a hit with our oldest, whoRead more »

Collateral damage- Ugly

“Collateral damage—is that all I am, adrift in the wreckage of your sleight of hand? Is there a reason why I can’t heal, I can’tRead more »

Why I Binge Watch Black Mirror

Disclaimer “Black Mirror” is a TV show filled with every “no” in the book: adult content and themes, violence, language, drug use. I wouldRead more »

Father’s Day Liturgy: Cheerios, Tears, and Prayer

Mass with a five year old and a two year old. It’s a beautiful, chaotic, maddening, complicated adventure, isn’t it? The longest hour ofRead more »

CDs and Handshakes

There’s something about getting and listening to a new album that makes me think about the way I was able to appreciate Mass lastRead more »