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Ten Liturgical Activities for Advent

This article would actually apply for any Catholic family, not just home educators as it deals with liturgical activities for Advent.Read more »

{Catholic} Home Educating Journeys from Around the World, Part 1

This is a new series, entitled {Catholic} Homeschooling Journeys from Around the World where I have asked several mothers who are nowRead more »

Virtues Program Review & Giveaway for the {Catholic} Home & School

This is not your normal homeschooling article as this program can be used by any Catholic parent, a Catholic Virtues Program integratingRead more »

Destination Eternity: The Vacation of a Lifetime

A funny thing happened during a hike on my family vacation this past summer.  Or, you could say it was a God thing.  You decide.  I willRead more »

Journal Writing in your {Catholic} Homeschool

Are you having trouble getting your children to write stories or writing in general in your {Catholic} homeschool? Why not introduceRead more »

Why on Earth Would You Follow Him?

“Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head.”  Jesus does not offer his disciplesRead more »

The Story of a Seminarian…From a Mom’s Point of View

When I first became a mom, I was not quite 23 years old. I lived 3 hours away from my parents and my friends, and I had no idea what I wasRead more »

{Catholic} Homeschooling FAQ

{Catholic} Homeschooling FAQ, I think I have heard them all, all the questions that parents have or maybe are confronted by totalRead 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 »

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 »

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 »

10 Steps to Teach Writing in Your {Catholic} Homeschool

Teaching writing in ten steps you say?  Why yes there is a method to the madness on how to teach young writers!  Do not be afraid to letRead more »

Creating a Monastery in Your {Catholic} Homeschool in 10 Steps

When I was in college, I prayed and discerned a vocation to become a sister or a nun.  I was enthralled by the Carmelite Sisters of theRead more »

Your Handy-Dandy List to All Things All Saints Day!

Just the other day, my kiddos came home with a sheet from their faith formation classes that outlined some great ideas for dressing as aRead more »

Preparing for All Saints’ Day

As each of my kids approached mid-fall of their second grade year, an excitement comes over me in anticipation of the Saint project!  MyRead more »