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Raising Chaste Catholic Men: A Review

When we only had four little ones! As a mother, I am constantly thinking about and worrying about my children. I think about their health,Read more »

The Cross of Infertility

“So, when are you going to have kids?” It’s one of the most awkward questions I encounter and one of the most stressful, frustrating, andRead more »

YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body

For many years, centuries perhaps, the Catholic Church has gotten a bad rap regarding her teachings on sex. Considered prudish byRead more »

Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 3

September 6th, 2016- My first two posts in the Diary of a Homeschool Mum have been set in the past as I shared the beginnings of whyRead more »

The Beautiful Mess of the Family: An Interview with Bill Donaghy

Family life… what does that mean? If we are to look at society we know that the term is changing at an alarming rate. The family is beingRead more »

A Brush With Death to Remind Us to Live

Traveling home from Kansas City to Georgia last night, my family and I almost lost our lives. As I drove my van, loaded down with 9 of myRead more »

Do You Know Who You Are in the Father’s Eyes?

Recently, I attended a monthly diocesan women’s night where women from the area are invited to listen to a speaker on a topic related toRead more »

A Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling

It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. MotherRead more »

Traveling Technology-Free with Children

My husband and I have lived far away from our families and friends for almost our entire marriage, so we take a lot of road trips with ourRead more »

Having Good Kids: Is it the Luck of the Draw?

I can’t count the number of times people have told me I am so lucky to have such good kids. They see them sitting in church or gatheredRead more »

Thanks for the memories …

     For longer than I can remember, I have had trouble as seasons change or things come to an end.  I tend toRead more »

Theology of the Body Congress: Hope for a Broken World

There is no denying that our world is broken. We only have to turn on the television or read the news online or in print to knowRead more »

To Everything There Is a Season…

When our children are young, parenting seems so difficult sometimes. Deciphering each cry our baby makes–  hunger? dirty diaper?Read more »

Hosanna

We have all been there – sitting in Mass with our children and just waiting for that moment when we may have to step in and distract,Read more »

5 Ways Amoris Laetitia Encouraged, Challenged, and Aggravated Me

Amoris Laetitia continues to be featured in a variety of writings, posts, books, and conversations in the wider Catholic world.Read more »