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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Extra Coffee for a Great Homeschool

True or False: Skipping exercise and doubling up on coffee in the solitary morning hours can result in great ideas for theRead more »