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Why Mary is Ten Times the Mother I Will Ever Be…

Like most Catholic moms, I aspire to emulate the Blessed Mother in all that I do and all that I am. That is a daunting task, but one thatRead more »

Mary Helps Me Mother

It’s Mary’s month of May! She helps me be a better mother by her example and prayers. In the beginning, I had a hard time connecting withRead more »

When the Weather Turns Nice, It is Gut Check-Time for the {Catholic} Homeschool

So what exactly do I mean when I say, “When the Weather Turns Nice, It is Gut Check-Time for the {Catholic} Homeschool?” WhenRead more »

14 Things Catholic Moms Want to Tell You about Themselves

Mother’s Day is around the corner, friends! We asked some of our contributors and friends of the Sistas to share things they wantRead more »

The Miracle of Leonidas

In honor of the miracle that happened in our life just one year ago, I would like to share a letter with you that I sent out to family andRead more »

Five Things Being a Mom has Taught Me About Our Father

We are told that we have been made in the image and likeness of God. Could it be true for our parenting, too?   More often than not, I feelRead more »

A Letter to My Daughter on Her 18th Birthday

There are few things that make me feel old. For the most part, my self esteem is pretty healthy, and I rarely let my six children’sRead more »

A Picture of Forgiveness

Near the end of the new Noah film, there is an achingly beautiful scene of forgiveness between husband and wife. It contains no dialogue atRead more »

Eucharistic Adoration

It was a bright spring day in May. Only two weeks left before summer vacation, and my first overnight school trip with my oldest was laterRead more »

My Journey toward Finding a Spiritual Director

My Journey toward Finding a Spiritual Director

About four or five years ago, I recalled hearing friends talk about receiving spiritual direction. At the time, our young girlsRead more »

The Sorrowful Mysteries and a Good Friday Cry

Fridays are full of feelings- anticipation, accomplishment, exhaustion, and, yes, sorrow. For me, it is the end of a packed week of gettingRead more »

Career or Kids? What’s a Girl To Do?

This amazing article is the best one that I have ever read about the dilemma women face when choosing between self-fulfillment throughRead more »

My View of the New Feminism

::COMMENTING – Due to the potentially controversial nature of this topic, we invite readers to visit our comment guidelines. WhenRead more »

A Foolproof {Catholic} Homeschool Day

When we first moved to Pennsylvania, I had the opportunity to attend a local homeschool “Mom’s Day Out.” One of theRead more »

“Mom, I don’t believe.”

Earlier this week, for the first time ever, my nine year old son confessed to me that he doesn’t really believe in “it”. I asked what. HeRead more »

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