Keeping Advent, Advent: Preparing for the Christ Child in the Way we Prepare for our Own Children

As mothers, we know the way pregnancy changes us- physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. We eat healthy foods, exercise, drink more water, and take vitamins, all in order to provide the best nourishment for the baby growing inside. We absorb books and information on childbirth and parenting so we can feel more mentally prepared to […]

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5 Ways to Start Striving for Sainthood Today

Today is the Solemnity of All Saints, such an extraordinary Holy Day in our Church! It is so special that we have a giant assembly of holy men and women who have been living examples of Christ’s love, and who reside in heaven and can intercede for us to our Father. As Catholics we are […]

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Story of a Military Move: Searching for Friendship, Finding God

Being a military wife comes with its share of ups and downs. It’s not easy to live far away from family, especially when your family is huge and your youngest sibling is only 8, and when you count your mom and your sister as your two best friends. However, on the flip side to this […]

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St. Therese of Lisieux- A Friend for our Journey Through Motherhood

Today we celebrate the feast of St. Therese of Lisieux, The Little Flower of Jesus. Saint Therese is a favorite Saint of many for her “Little Way”- seeking to be holy in everyday life by putting love into all of our actions. Her book, Story of a Soul, is truly so wonderful. I am reading […]

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3 Podcasts that make me a Better (Catholic) Mom

I know what you’re thinking, how on earth do you have time to listen to podcasts? And why would you when there is so much good TV and music out there, right? But seriously, listening to podcasts (specifically the ones I’m about to mention) has honestly changed my life. Funnily enough, the first time I decided […]

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Praying the Rosary as Mothers

On this feast of the Nativity of our Blessed Mother, I wanted to take a minute to talk about one of the gifts given to us by our dear Mother, the rosary. The rosary is by no means a new form of prayer for me. Growing up we often gathered as a family around our […]

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