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Category Archives: Domestic Church

Advent Traditions–The Jesse Tree

Our parish priest despises the Jesse Tree. Sadly it is for good reason. As a seminarian, the liturgy director absolutely forbid ChristmasRead more »

When the Kids are Gone: Tips for Single Parents

Being a single mother is stressful. It’s challenging and chaotic. It’s so easy to be stretched too thin and exhausted. What’s even harder,Read more »

A Letter to Expectant Mothers

Dear Expectant Mother, Sitting in the doctor’s office, I picked up the latest parenting magazine. It was filled with articles aboutRead more »

How to Get Through Deployment Happy, Healthy, Holy

We recently bid my husband farewell on his second deployment after a grueling year of work ups. It’s been three years since the last timeRead more »

Don’t Come In Yet, It’s A Mess!

Photo by Gades Photography on Unsplash Have you ever had that moment of panic when someone shows up at your door unexpectedly? You inviteRead more »

MarriageIsHard - So Here's Some Advice You Can Use

Marriage is Hard, So Here’s Some Advice You Can Use

by: Martina KreitzerWe’ve all seen marriage in its many forms, I’m guessing. But if you aren’t actually married –Read more »

What Do You Do All Day?

by: Devon WattamI never wanted to be a stay-at-home mom. Minutes after we found out we were pregnant with our first baby, Ben looked at meRead more »

Super Simple Sheet-pan Suppers

by: Maurisa MayerleWe are one month into a new school year. Are y’all as crazy busy as my family? Looking at my calendar I’mRead more »

REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: THE STORY OF CIVILIZATION- VOLUME II- THE MEDIEVAL WORLD

As the summer was winding down and our homeschooling year was about to start, I had been thinking a lot about what subjectsRead more »

Working Through Work-Ups

“Tell me again why we’re doing this.” is what I wanted to say as my husband grabbed his last bag before giving me a kiss and heading outRead more »

I Went to Mass: What did I see?

REVIEW: I Went to Mass: What did I see?

PRODUCT I Went To Mass: What did I see? by Katie Warner and illustrated by Meg Whalen COMPANY TAN Books FACEBOOK  |Read more »

Chicken Caesar Salad

During the dog days of summer I could eat salad every day. There is just something about the crisp refreshing flavors of gardenRead more »

Responding to Crisis

Responding to Crisis

by: Maurisa MayerleRight now the Church needs our prayers more than ever.  This crisis has all the hallmarks of a satanic attack on MotherRead more »

Military Friendships: Bringing Me Closer to Jesus, One Duty Station at a Time

“God sends us friends to be our firm support in the whirlpool of struggle. In the company of friends, we will find strength toRead more »

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

by: Martina KreitzerI knew this was a book for the Catholic domestic Church arsenal when my 10-year-old son was drawn to it like a moth toRead more »