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“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 »

Angelic Fallacies: Why Science is Hard to Learn

My daughter had a mini-fit the other day while mentally wrestling with Punnett squares. When she stopped clutching dual hairwads, baringRead more »

Vouchsafe, OMG

I’ve joked that I know I’m truly Catholic because I anticipate the recitation of the St. Andrew prayer as part of my Advent season whileRead more »

Spice Up Your Advent with “Driveway Dating”

It’s that time of year again. It always seems to creep up on me, no matter how much I think I’m prepared. We had a peacefulRead more »

Your Ultimate Guide to Having the Perfect Family

Ok, so you and I both know that there is no such thing as a perfect family. Sure, there are families who look perfect and maybe evenRead more »

Mind, Body, Spirit

You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; toRead 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 »

I Banned the Wish List

There is one simple choice our family has made over the last ten years that has surprised me. We do not make Wish Lists. Let me explain byRead more »

Advent- A Journey to the Manger

Merry Chr….. Wait! Hold up! Stop what you are doing! It’s not Christmas yet! Are you thinking to yourself, “What?  I thought I saw allRead more »

How Becoming Catholic Made Homeschooling a Little Easier

Some homeschooling issues weigh heavily year after year. Here are five places where the Church has lightened my load (other than ourRead 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 »

Family Time… It’s what’s for Dinner!

You may have noticed here at Catholic Sistas that we take our food seriously.  On our website here we have recipes you can pull up completeRead more »

No-Sew All Saints’ Day Costume {for the procrastinators!}

If you are spending today putting the finishing touches on your children’s All Saints’ Day costumes, or the completed costumesRead 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 »