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Life Lessons from a Fussy Baby

The other day, I asked some friends how they balance and schedule their day. Sometimes I feel as if I can just find the right schedule,Read more »

Your Handy-Dandy Guide to Catholic Christmas Shopping!

I know, I know! Thanksgiving is still 2 weeks away, and Christmas isn’t even on your radar. But when it comes to Christmas shopping,Read 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 »

How Marriage Will Get Us To Heaven – or, Why I Change the Toilet Paper Roll

::Pulled from the Catholic Sistas archives, this post originally featured on August 22, 2011:: “What was the best day of your life?” It’s aRead more »

Will the Next Pope Be the Antichrist? The Last Pope? Is The End Near? and other burning questions

https://www.facebook.com/DesignsbyBirgit With the sudden resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, there has been a whirlwind of speculation aboutRead more »

It’s A New (Liturgical) Year! – How to Make a Resolution and Keep It

The days leading up to January 1st are filled with resolution-making for the new year ahead – eat healthier, exercise more, spendRead more »

How to Change the World (Without Becoming a Missionary to Africa)

18-year-old Katie went on a mission trip to Uganda to minister to the poor there. Five years later, she has made Uganda her permanentRead 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 »

On Loneliness

We live in a world of busyness, a bustling world filled with constant music and TVs and talking and noise, a world where we can communicateRead more »

I’m Tired of Changing Diapers. – Surrendering to the Duties of Motherhood

I have only been a mother for a little over 3 years, but by a rough calculation, I figured out that I have changed over 11,000 diapersRead more »

The Story of a Stubborn Cow {And Why God Seeks to Win Our Hearts}

My parents were taking a trip out of town and needed someone to care for their animals for the 3 days they would be away. When my momRead more »

An Average Day in the Pew

I trudge down the steps, diaper bag slung over my shoulder and the baby in my arms. Four little feet clomp behind me. “1, 2, 3, 4!” I hear.Read more »

Why You Don’t Have to Use NFP

{disclaimer: I realize that NFP is not always used to avoid pregnancy, but can also be used for medical awareness and to help achieveRead more »

30 Things Every Mother Should Have and Should Know

The other day, a friend posted this article entitled “Turning 30: 30 Things Every Woman Should Have And Should Know” (and this may be theRead more »

Can You BELIEVE She Did That!?

As Martina wrote in her post about rash judgment from a few weeks ago, often when we think about the 8th Commandment, we assume itRead more »

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