Dear Daughter, I remember my First Holy Communion like it was yesterday. I remember the warm May day, the excitement of putting on my dress and sitting with my family, and the fact that a bunch of kids passes out during the photos afterwards. I … Continue readingA Letter to My Daughter on Her First Holy Communion
Dear Husband, I see you across the table. I see how tired your eyes are and how your body hurts. I see you. But I can’t hold your hand or stroke your hair right now because the children are crying for me to finish feeding … Continue readingDear Husband,
There are few things that make me feel old. For the most part, my self esteem is pretty healthy, and I rarely let my six children’s frequent comments about my being 1000 years old get to me. Or my gray hairs. Or my wrinkling skin… Where … Continue readingA Letter to My Daughter on Her 18th Birthday
Catholic Sistas began as a collaboration between women who had become friends through an online forum. And as the site’s northernmost member (I live just 100 miles below the Arctic Circle), I have the unique distinction of living in a small, Christmas-themed town in Alaska … Continue readingGet Your Letter from Santa!