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Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich & Seasonality

Quote, in context: As there is an earthly year with its seasons, an earthly nature with its creatures, its fruits and its peculiar properties; so also does there exist an economy of a higher order for the restoration of our fallen race.  It has innumerable graces and means of salvation […]


Hands Free Mama by Rachel Macy Stafford

Hands Free Mama Rachel Macy Stafford Main idea: A blogger and mother of two daughters recently discovered that, in her quest to keep a full, well-connected social calendar, she had begun to miss out on her daughters’ and husband’s lives.  She was absorbed with laptops and hand-held devices, frequently checking […]


Saints and Me!

I would like to point out a fantastic resource for those who have very young children in their household.  The Saints and Me collection from Liguori Press is an extremely affordable collection of saint books.  They were originally marketed for children age 4-9; the website now says age 3-8 within […]


Walking with Purpose by Lisa Brenninkmeyer

Walking with Purpose Lisa Brenninkmeyer Main idea: Stop the spin cycle of repeating the same sins, and find purpose in your walk toward Christ as a wife and mother by trying to reorganize your priorities: God, your heart, marriage, children, household, friendships, and outside activities.  Get these seven priorities straight, […]


Stay-at-home Bottle Feeders?

Last Saturday, my parish hosted a conference for Catholic mothers.  It sounded fantastic!  The advertisement for the event in our parish bulletin mentioned quality speakers being broadcast in, prayer, fellowship, and other conference goodness.  Unfortunately, when I clicked on the invitation link to a website promoting the event, it said […]


Encouragement to Mothers Who Struggle with Babyhood

My oldest living child is about to turn four years old.  Yay!!!  This time four years ago, I remember an overwhelming urge to hold a child of mine.  We had lost our first baby to miscarriage, and I was very overdue – our son decided he needed an extra 13 […]