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Failure versus Success: Lessons from the Cross

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Do you know about St Bridget of Sweden?  If you don’t and you are a mom, you want to get to know her.  Here is an except of her biography from catholic.com: “In fact, nothing [St Bridget of Sweden] set out to do was ever realised. She never had the pope return to Rome permanently,…

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3 Ways to Start Your Authentic Life

Corinthians 12:!4 Indeed, the body does not consist of one member but of many

I’ve been avoiding the truth from you. I haven’t been living authentically. I know what you are may be thinking… why would a woman who teaches people “how to live your best self with God” not be living authentically, well the only answer I can give is… FEAR. You see I am Catholic, yes Catholic.…

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Treat Your Husband Like a Child

When I think of Christian homes, I like to imagine them as being full of the light and joy that was found in the home of the Holy Family. saint quote st gossamery escriva on catholic marriage and respect

My husband and I celebrate our third anniversary next week. Traditionally, this is the leather anniversary. The reason being that this year, the couple begins to see how tough their marriage is and how their marriage will stand up to trials. One lesson that I have learned in three years that I believe will help…

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St. Marguerite d’Youville’s Feast Day Oct. 16th & a bookish book review

St. Marguerite d’Youville's feast day is Oct 16th

I’m quite fond of the Harry Potter series. In fact, (way) back in the day, when the books first started coming out, I would attend midnight opening parties with my friends to buy the books. Then, I would read all. night. long. Partially, it was because my friends were just as nerdy and I didn’t…

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Miscarriage Resources and Support (for Dads too)

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. If you have lost a little one or know someone who has, spend extra time this month in prayer for them, those affected, and all mothers who ache over their loss. Below, we would like to share some resources with you on miscarriage. Gifts of Sympathy &…

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Crafts & Activities: Our Lady of Fatima & the Dancing Sun

Crafts and Activities for Catholic Families: Our Lady of Fatima & the Dancing Sun

Celebrate Our Lady and the Miracle of the Sun on October 13th with these tips and fun ideas for your family! I love celebrations in the Catholic Church, don’t you? This month is special because we’re celebrating Our Lady of Fatima & the Dancing Sun. It has been 100 years since she first appeared! Here…

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Vincentian Virtues for Moms

The kingdom of God is peace in the Holy Spirit; He will reign in you if your heart is at peace. So, be at peace and you will honor in a sovereign way the God of peace and love. ― St. Vincent de Paul

Admittedly I have been tremendously influenced by Vincentians in my adult life. Prior to that, I had known of the ministry of the Vincentians (read: I had heard of the St. Vincent de Paul Society) since I was little. Unfortunately, that probably remains the greatest association with this vast religious community, other than perhaps De…

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Catholic Conference 4 Moms: Oct 10-14, 2017

((FREE)) Online Conference for Catholic Moms!

I am so excited to share with you this special offer which is completely FREE! I attended this online motherhood conference last year and it totally rocked. I’m excited to announce that it’s back on this year with speakers you will recognize and a line up of conference topics you will drool to hear more…

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