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The Best Day of My Life

My youngest daughter started nursery school this year. She loved school and everything about it. She would climb into our van after herRead 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 »

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 »

Dating with Purpose

What is the Goal of Dating? Most of us have grown up with dating being a part of our lives or a part of the lives of people we know andRead more »

A Tisket, A Tasket; What’s in Your Easter Basket?

My oldest child is in his twenties, so we’ve had a lot of experience creating Easter baskets for our children.  We want to make themRead 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 »

Dog Fun

I am not a dog person. They have entitlement issues; they think that this is their house and that they can interrupt me eleventy billionRead more »

50 Clever Ways to Announce a Pregnancy

I’ve been pregnant six times and only once announced the pregnancy to friends and family in a creative way. So in honor ofRead 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 »

7 Quick Takes: Meatless Meals

SEVEN QUICK TAKES: LENTEN MEATLESS MEALS — no pasta, no seafood

Part of the Catholic family’s dilemma every Lent is what to eat on Fridays. There are some who stay faithful to no meat every FridayRead 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 »

Bruised, Hurting, and Dirty… A Life Worth Living

After Mass the words of Pope Francis lingered in my mind… “I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has beenRead 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 »

#WhatWomenNeed

Cecile Richards is at it again, friends. What I wouldn’t give for a sit-down with her, given that she is often seen around my neck ofRead more »