parenting


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 […]


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 […]


A Catholic Parent Resource Regarding Human Cell Lines in Vaccines

* I originally posted this almost a year ago…* A friend of mine recently told me she had had a hard time finding out information regarding the Catholic stance on the use of aborted fetal cells in the production of vaccines for children.  She had visited the USCCB’s website, along […]