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REVIEW: Don’t Let the Culture Raise Your Kids

The doctors, therapists, and researchers I’ve interviewed, and the studies I’ve read, all seem to agree on two key points: First, modernRead more »

REVIEW The Island of Two Trees

REVIEW: The Island of Two Trees

The Island of Two Trees is a story born through the authors creative play with his children, and based off of an actual model island heRead more »

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

I never thought that I would  be digging out that old C.S. Lewis book I read when I was in junior high out of my musty old drawers. I neverRead more »

Best of My 2018 Reading: Nonfiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard

Best of My 2018 Reading: Nonfiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard

I read a lot of nonfiction anyway, both for paid review and for pleasure. There’s so much to learn. There’s so much that’s good.Read more »

BestofMy2018ReadingFictionEditionwithSarahReinhard

Best of My 2018 Reading: Fiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard

While I drink enough coffee to drown a fat pony, I also read enough books to weigh that same pony down. Well, it was a lot for me, and aRead more »

A Catholic Sistas Review:Stay Connected

REVIEW: Stay Connected – Journals for Catholic Women

the day I received this book, I grabbed my water bottle, my snack, my unopened mail packages, and a notepad and pen. Once I got settledRead more »

12 Rules for Life: Chapter 2

She declared it in the middle of my misery like a National Holiday: “It’s ‘Be-Good-to-Allison-Day.’” Yes! Finally! Someone “getsRead more »

I Went to Mass: What did I see?

REVIEW: I Went to Mass: What did I see?

PRODUCT I Went To Mass: What did I see? by Katie Warner and illustrated by Meg Whalen COMPANY TAN Books FACEBOOK  |Read more »

12 Thoughts on 12 Rules for Life

12 Thoughts on 12 Rules for Life

This is a 12 part chapter review on Jordan Peterson’s book entitled 12 Rules for Life; An Antidote to Chaos.  Read it along with me,Read more »

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

REVIEW: Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

I knew this was a book for the Catholic domestic Church arsenal when my 10-year-old son was drawn to it like a moth to the light. It hadRead more »

REVIEW: Can We Be Friends?

Book Review: Can We Be Friends?

friendships are an absolutely beautiful and necessary part of life. In a culture that seems to increasingly isolate ourselves, it isRead more »

Beyond Sunday - Becoming a 24:7 Catholic

REVIEW: Beyond Sunday by Teresa Tomeo

Most people likely know Teresa Tomeo as the intelligent, inquisitive, straight-talking host of the Catholic Connections radio program andRead more »

Kingdom of Happiness

REVIEW: Kingdom of Happiness

Happiness—it seems so elusive in our everyday lives, doesn’t it? This is likely not because it doesn’t exist anymore, or because we humansRead more »

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Good Enough is Good Enough: A Book Review from Catholic Sistas

Are you feeling the pressure to do it all as a Catholic mom? A review of Colleen Duggan’s book, Good Enough is Good Enough by InkRead more »

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

A Little “Light” Reading: Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross

But…I’m starting to finally get it…the purpose of this liturgical season, the reason for it occurring every year, its calendar positionRead more »

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