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20 Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Large Families, But Were Afraid to Ask

Our family size has been the topic of many conversations.  People are always asking us various questions, some with genuine interest,Read more »

Sistas Weekly No. 1

Welcome to the recap of the Catholic Sistas blog for the week of August 27 – September 1! Hopefully you will find this new feature aRead more »

Add a Little Spice to Your Love Life – Dinner Date on the Deck

If presentation is half the grade I’ll surely lose points for my drinking jar with blue plastic “ice cubes” butRead more »

How My Baby Brought Me to My Knees

The fussy, inconsolable Jake My 5 month old is a very cranky baby.  He’s often inconsolable and after hours of listening to him cry, I amRead more »

The Case Against Teenage Dating

I have a confession to make. Several, actually. At least once a week, I’m too tired to cook so I let my kids “forage” forRead more »

Instilling Vocations and a Servant’s Heart

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Garbage in, garbage out. Birds of a feather flock together. What is the commonality ofRead more »

Defending Marriage

As Catholics, we all know the powerful spiritual nature of the Sacrament of Matrimony. In the Catechism we are taught: 1601 “TheRead more »

Confessions of an Alleged Mary Worshiper

If you’ve ever heard anything negative about Catholics, you’ve probably heard that we worship Mary above God. That goesRead more »

Waldorf Salad

I have a bit of a confession to make: I have never actually eaten this. But don’t fear, I’m not going to send you in to your kitchen toRead more »

Charting is For Faithless Sissies

Gregor Mendel – Father of Genetics, Meticulous Catholic Charter, and Faithless Sissy I’ve had it. I’m tired of all thisRead more »

Vegetable Tofu Lasagna (Don’t Fear the Tofu!)

If you like food then you’ll love this lasagna. Not only is it absolutely scrumptious but it’s also better for you than traditional lasagnaRead more »

Fun Food: Smokey Critters and Mutant Mac ‘n Cheese

Without fail, the munchkins get hungry at least three times a day… Sometimes in an effort to make eating more fun, I’ll snatchRead more »

Lifting the Veil…

.   …onto my head I have been contemplating wearing a chapel veil to Mass for a while now. At 54, I am just old enough toRead more »

Teaching Prayers to Young Children

We have four young children at home, and though we always and often pray together as a family, it sometimes turns into a three-ringRead more »

Meatless Fridays: Quick 3 Ingredient Meal

  Hmmmm…it’s Friday and the troops are hungry, but I’ve simply been too busy to worry about that…thatRead more »