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Diary of a Homeschool Mum part 3

September 6th, 2016- My first two posts in the Diary of a Homeschool Mum have been set in the past as I shared the beginnings of whyRead more »

The Beautiful Mess of the Family: An Interview with Bill Donaghy

Family life… what does that mean? If we are to look at society we know that the term is changing at an alarming rate. The family is beingRead more »

Do You Know Who You Are in the Father’s Eyes?

Recently, I attended a monthly diocesan women’s night where women from the area are invited to listen to a speaker on a topic related toRead more »

A Personal Tribute to Mother Teresa: My Mystical Journey to Darjeeling

It happened one morning during my High School English class when I was asked to select and write about my role model. MotherRead more »

Traveling Technology-Free with Children

My husband and I have lived far away from our families and friends for almost our entire marriage, so we take a lot of road trips with ourRead more »

Remembering Our Lady’s Sorrows

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, “This child is destined for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, andRead more »

GIVEAWAY: We’re Mixing It Up This Year on Our Fifth Anniversary!

Friends, can you believe it’s been FIVE YEARS since the beginning of Catholic Sistas? I look back with so many fond memories of whatRead more »

5 Things to Consider this Homeschool Year

I am always reading, researching, and making notes about how to improve the logistics in every area of our life.  Obviously thisRead more »

Having Good Kids: Is it the Luck of the Draw?

I can’t count the number of times people have told me I am so lucky to have such good kids. They see them sitting in church or gatheredRead more »

Seven Quick n Easy Meals

Good day dear readers; this week we are going to face the ugly truth glaring at us down the barrel of time. In a very short number ofRead more »

10 Commandments Parking Lot

It is the dog days of summer here in Kansas now and the city pool isn’t even cool enough to offer any relief.  With more timeRead more »

Remodeling Our Hearts for Christ

We have lived in our home for 18 years now. In those 18 years we have put a lot of wear and tear on it. To be honest, it wasn’t a qualityRead more »

Extending Mercy to {Likely} the Most Difficult Person of All

Mercy. That word seems to pop up a lot these days, especially in Catholic circles where the faithful understand that we are in full swingRead more »

Catholic Monster Spray

Are your kids afraid of the dark?  Do they think there is a monster under the bed?  My boys are going through this stage rightRead more »

Decorating a Catholic Home Part I: Research

Before I was a home-schooling mama, I was an interior designer.  I loved my job bringing beauty to people’s homes through goodRead more »