I’ll never forget the day an old friend told me she still cleans her 14-year-old daughter’s room, does her laundry, and even makes her lunches for school. She related this to me in the midst of a conversation lamenting that her daughter was a “spoiled, disrespectful brat” … Continue readingIt Worked for Us: Zone Cleaning for Teens
This story happened to me several months ago; for some reason I wrote it all down. I am still not quite sure why, but as time has passed, I understand that I needed to revisit the experience by reading it over to myself. I thought … Continue readingSearch me, O God, and know my heart…
Raising a Holy Family The importance of being engaged in family life is key to raising a holy family. Our goal as parents should be to raise saints, also known as holy people, that will one day make it to heaven. On a more practical/secular level, we want to … Continue readingPay Attention!
Tuesday, the federal government threw in the towel in an ongoing fight with a judge; which will result in the Plan B Morning After Pill being made available over the counter with no restrictions. Some women’s groups are lauding the move as a victory for … Continue readingPlan B: When is a Right Simply Wrong?
Oh, wait, that title should read, “Help! I Have a Teenager Now!” Of course, it might seem one in the same though. A funny thing seems to happen almost the moment our children become teenagers- they seem to morph into something so very different that … Continue readingWhat to do When Your Child Becomes Possessed