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Ode to Feminine Genius: What is This Homemaker Stuff, Anyway?

This is the second installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today’s topic will cover aRead more »

Trust in the Lord: the Stages

Trust is an incredibly loaded word. It is an integral aspect of our daily physical and spiritual and emotional lives, and as Catholics, weRead more »

Back to Basics in {Catholic} Homeschooling

This article comes to you almost exactly on the anniversary of when we first introduced this series on {Catholic} Homeschooling.  As weRead more »

The Dilemma and Joy of Being Single

I’m writing today to all the single Sistas. Girls, it is so hard to be single. It is hard because it can feel like there’s notRead more »

Loving God when Our Children Suffer

When we mothers see our children suffering, the slip off the cliffs of despair can be easy. When Pope Francis tells us, “Let us never loseRead more »

10 Things You SHOULD Say to a Catholic Mom

As I wrote about 10 Things You Should Never Say to a Catholic Mom, I knew the companion piece would need to come shortly after. In thisRead more »

Ode to Feminine Genius: The Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman Introduction

This is the first installment in the series of Ode to Feminine Genius: Proverbs 31 Catholic Woman. Today will cover the seriesRead more »

4 Reasons Getting Married and Starting a Family at Age 21 Was a Great Decision

My wife and I married the summer before our senior year of college and conceived a child just a few weeks later. On purpose. And it was oneRead more »

Marvelous Things

I settled down in my worn out wingback chair in the thin winter sunlight with our fourteen-month old, who wanted to nurse himself to sleep.Read more »

10 Things You Should Never Say to a Catholic Mom

Welcome! Are you reading this because a dear Catholic friend shared it with you? Perhaps you are someone who has been on the receiving endRead more »

Every Child a Wanted Child

When I saw the second pink line on the pregnancy test, I felt sick. All the reasons why this pregnancy was a catastrophe went through myRead more »

God-Incidences

“For I know the plans that I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you aRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List of Catholic Date Nights on the Cheap

Recently, I wrote about 19 Shockingly Simple Ways to Live Your Crazy Catholic Life. When I was satisfied with the post, I clickedRead more »

The Paradox of Motherhood

The Feast of the Solemnity of the Blessed Mother, a Holy Day of Obligation, is celebrated on January 1.  At Mass that morning, IRead more »

A Day in the Life of the Holy Family

“Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take the child and his mother, andRead more »

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