The Many Faces of Mary

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I can’t ever forget March 16. It’s not my day; it’s not my pain. And yet, in many ways, it is. March 16 marks an anniversary that I still can’t talk about (and I haven’t written about in a while). It’s the day Logan was born. And the day he entered heaven. I was feeling […]

The Old Tree

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Today, I’m happy to welcome an old friend to my little cyber-sandbox. She’s sharing a story that touches me every time I read it (I’ve read it a few times) and when she gave me permission to share it here, I was delighted. Enjoy! The Old Tree By Carol Ann Chybowski I was just a […]

Catholic Family Fun is “a Five-Star Book”

Catholic Family Fun: A Guide for the Adventurous, Overwhelmed, Creative, or Clueless

According to book reviewing machine Stuart Dunn, whether you are a parent, grandparent, teacher, or catechist, you will find this 5-star book to be invaluable for many years. The book he’s referring to is none other than my very own Catholic Family Fun: A Guide for the Adventurous, Overwhelmed, Creative, or Clueless. It IS the season […]

How do you keep from being cynical during the holidays? {An Atheist and a Catholic}

An Atheist and a Catholic

Well, we’re back, and this week we’re right in the midst of what everyone else is, too.   Sarah on not being cynical during the holidays: As for me, I don’t. It’s a constant battle. Which is where the Catholic Church has really helped me, to be honest. I can write off nearly all the […]

Ten and Three

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Ten years ago: Three years ago: Today: We’re fans of November 29.

Thoughts on Parenting and Motherhood {An Atheist and a Catholic}

An Atheist and a Catholic

One of my passions is encouraging other moms, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I find myself encouraging Brittany, too. Her son is just over a year old (my kids are 8, 6, and 2-almost-3). We’re very much in the trenches together and yet also in different places. Here’s our recent conversation on parenting […]

A Celebration of Six

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Six years ago, our lives were transformed again, as three became four. And it’s been a pile of laughs and drama ever since, with sparkles on top.

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