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How to Win the Culture War…

… One Family at a Time A Typical Photo from a Gay Pride Parade I believe that the cultural battles today are a direct result of aRead more »

{Catholic} Homeschooling: Our Journey Beyond Academics

Education, for as long as I can remember, had been presented to me as a gradual progression of levels to be completed in a very particularRead more »

Three Things I Used to Know About Myself

I learned many things when I was in a junior in college and in my first year at the College of Education.  I took many classes and gained aRead more »

{Catholic} Homeschooling Multiple Ages in a Large & Busy Family

It’s daunting to think about schooling many children, all different age ranges, in a busy house. It takes a bit of creative thinking but itRead more »

Marriage Lives in the Hearts of Children

The two lifelong friends chatted in the booth of the Sweet Basil Diner, with their mothers and siblings, anticipating waffles and chocolateRead more »

Tri-Color Tortellini with Roasted Veggies

 Who doesn’t love cooking inspiration? We welcome back Celeste from DoodleLa to share this delicious meal with everyone! How aboutRead more »

In Defense of Fatherhood

Yesterday was Father’s Day; the day we set aside to celebrate the men in our lives who have helped us become the people we are today.  InRead more »

St. Rita of Casia (with an extra!)

::We are excited to feature Celeste from Doodle La again! This time she will be showing us how to put together a wonderful St. Rita ofRead more »

Teaching Religion in the {Catholic} Homeschool

Quite often I am asked about how I deal with teaching religion in our homeschool. My thoughts on this have evolved over our 15+ years ofRead more »

Why It Matters

You never know. A seemingly innocent remark wounds a friend. Callous words from bystanders injure fragile survivors. A stranger is believedRead more »

Mary Diorama

My kids attend public school right now, and so they get less faith formation than I’d hope for. But I still try to integrate ourRead more »

Transitions

I have been an avid horseman* for as long as I can remember. After turning her back on me for a moment as a toddler, my mother found meRead more »

Getting Over the Free-Range Chicken Syndrome, Order in {Catholic} Homeschooling

For me, homeschooling was about pride for a long time. We were going to do everything differently from schooled children, every day, andRead more »

If we err by thinking we are the center of the Liturgy, the Mass will lead to a loss of Faith ~ Cardinal Raymond Burke

Mass Confusion: Interference

Earlier today I was driving down the road listening to my local Catholic station. Every so often a popular rock station would bleed in andRead more »

We Love Someone with Autism

My name is Carey.  I have been married for eleven years.  I have four children, two boys and two girls, ages ten, eight, five and one. IRead more »