Creating a Culture of Peace in your Home

“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” ~ St. Teresa of Calcutta There is little question that the people of our nation are in a period of deep disparity. A quick scroll through social media shows intense political commentary and disagreements, most riddled with hateful remarks and lacking […]

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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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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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On Running with a Baby

9:00– leave house motivated to run AND say the Rosary while pushing baby in stroller 9:02– get to end of the driveway and realize you have forgotten the binky, worry this could be a problem (despite the snacks/toys/drink you stocked the stroller with) but hope for the best 9:04– almost finish Apostles Creed…baby throws toy […]

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Special, All About You Day

I decided that today was going to be all about Jack (I mean if we’re honest here, every day is all about Jack) but today I really wanted to do some things that I thought he would enjoy and which would entertain him outside of the norm. So I packed up his favorite snacks, loaded […]

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