Saint Book Series

This is a post, well, meta-post, to link more easily to book series featuring saint stories for children that have been released by Catholic publishers. 1.  Saints and Me!  – Liguori Press – picture books for ages 4-9 – please visit this post for more information   2. Life of […]


Dec. 13: Memorial of St. Lucy

I have two wonderfully Catholic books to share with you for this week’s feast day! Lucy: A Light for Jesus by Barbara Yoffie This is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection for kids age 4-9.  The text in this book moves extremely quickly, and there are a plentiful […]


New (to us) Advent Book

It is hard for me to make a blind purchase, buying something off the internet when there are few or no pictures available online to view its contents.  However, I would love for my children to have more picture books that are special to the Advent Season in our collection.  […]


Nov. 22: Memorial of St. Cecilia

Kateri Tekakwitha: Model of Bravery by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small paperback books about saints for kids age 4-9.  The text in this book moves extremely quickly, and there are a plentiful number of pictures, […]


Nov. 18: Memorial of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne

Rose Philippine Duchesne: A Dreamer and  Missionary by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small paperback books about saints for kids age 4-9.  The text in this book moves extremely quickly, and there are a plentiful number […]


Nov. 14: St. Elizabeth of Hungary

I have a beautiful book for you today! Roses in the Snow by Dessi Jackson This is a nice, large paperback picture book about St. Elizabeth.  It begins with a little Hungarian girl named Elizabeth, who asks her grandmother to tell her the story of her patron saint.  Highlights from […]


No-Sew Saint Costumes: St. Mary & St. Teresa of Calcutta

My 3 year old daughters were finally old enough to request their own saint costume for this year’s All Saints’ party!  They loved dressing up as their favorite saints. As a base for both costumes, I ordered a white child’s tunic in the smallest size from Oriental Trading.  They are […]


Oct. 22: Memorial of St. John Paul II

I have a gorgeous picture book to share with you for tomorrow! A Boy Who Became Pope: The Story of Saint John Paul II by Fabiola Garza I do believe I now have a new favorite children’s book illustrator!  So far, this is Fabiola Garza’s only title so far, but […]


Oct. 16: Memorial of St. Gerard Majella

As of writing this, we only have one picture book in our collection for today’s saint, but it is perfect for our young children! Gerard Majella: Guardian of Mothers by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small […]


No-Sew Saint Costumes: St. Joseph & St. Patrick

My kids are already very excited about next month’s holy day!  Yay!  They LOVE the saints, and it took them no time at all to choose their saints for this year.  Age 5 wants to be St. Patrick again, age 4 chose St. Joseph, and the girls, almost age 3, […]


Two New St. Therese Books!

My daughters each received a new book about St. Therese in their Mary Bags this year, which we will be pulling out to read again tomorrow.  For  a peek inside the cover and a description, please follow the link to this post. I pray for the success of Peanut Butter […]


Life with Lots of Littles: Breakfast

For a list of other topics covered, please click on the image below. When it comes to managing breakfast with a group of young children in the house, simplicity and routine are essential. Simplicity Mess is not something that will make any mother well prepared to tackle the long day […]


Merry Michaelmas! 2

After my kids woke up this morning, I wished them a Merry Michaelmas.  They (ages 5, 4, 2 & 2) naturally did not know what Mommy was talking about, so I explained that we were celebrating a feast day today in honor of St. Michael and the other Archangels, St. […]


Sept. 29: Feast of the Archangels

Merry Michaelmas!  Here is a great book for today’s FEAST day: Thomas the Apostle: Builder and Believer by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small paperback books about saints for kids age 4-9.  The text in this […]


Life with Lots of Littles: Going to Mass as a Family

This post is part of a series.  For a list of other topics covered, please click on the image below. Just about every week, after Mass, at least one older lady will come up to me and comment on how well my children behave in Mass.  It is encouraging to […]


Sept. 21: Feast of St. Matthew the Apostle

Happy feast day!  If you are looking for a good little book to celebrate today’s feast, check out this one: Matthew the Apostle: Baker and God’s Storyteller by Barbara Yoffie This book is part of Liguori Publication’s Saints and Me collection, which is a growing collection of small paperback books […]


Life of a Saint Book Series

If you have not heard of the Life of a Saint series by the Magnificat division of Ignatius Press, well, now you have! Each book in the Life of a Saint series is an 8.75″ x 10.25″  hardcover picture book, originally suggested for age 7 and up. While there are […]


Sep. 5: Memorial of St. Teresa

Yay!  I am updating last year’s post because we now have in our hands the St. Teresa of Calcutta book from the Life of a Saint series.  Come check out a few pictures here!


Life with Lots of Littles: Dinnertime

This post is part of a series.  For a list of other topics covered, please click on the image below. Dinnertime is a really, really tough area when you have young children. In the early years, we simply tag-teamed dinner if my husband was home, and if he was at […]


Celebrating the Solemnity of the Assumption

Disclaimer: This idea is not something I found anywhere online or in any Catholic celebration books.  I thought of it myself, so it is by no means any sort of Catholic tradition.  Perhaps it should be, though! For those of you with family birthdays clustered around Christmas and/or Easter, you […]