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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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Miscarriage: The Loss of a Child

"I will not cause pain without allowing something new to be born," says the Lord Isaaih 66:9 Miscarriage and loss, infant, pregnancy

“Love without suffering is impossible; suffering without love is unbearable.” The Pieta: Our Lady of Sorrows My husband Tom has repeated the above quote to me often throughout our relationship. Having first heard these words from Dr. Scott Hahn (one of my husband’s idols) this quote has become a sort of mantra for his life and…

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And I Thought I Loved You Then…

There is a beautiful song by Brad Paisley with the lyrics “We’ve come so far from that day, and I thought I loved you then…”  Whenever I hear these lyrics, I think about my husband and our journey as parents. [kad_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81on1ZFE63w” width=300 height=200 ] Before we had children, Mike had no experience with babies.  He was…

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15 Ideas to Celebrate Your Wedding Anniversary

How to Celebrate your wedding anniversary

I walked down the aisle this week……in my mind’s eye. I relived  that perfect magical day complete with elegant champagne glasses overflowing with bubbles and wedding cake smeared in my long curls. I recalled the fluttery excitement of the rehearsal dinner and the wedding morning, the long anxious stroll on my father’s arm with a blur of faces smiling…

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12 Hints for a Happier, Holier Marriage

12 Tips for a Happier, Holier Marriage--- the Catholic way! at Catholic Mommy Blogs

Every married couple’s Kryptonite is different. Some couples have no financial problems, but strain to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Some couples will happily serve the poorest of the poor in a soup kitchen, but have trouble inhabiting the same room with their in-laws. That’s why the Vatican has recommended 12 topics to be covered in…

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6 Answers that Provide Strength in Marriage

How do married couples combat the misconceptions of marriage within society? How can their marriage succeed?

Whether you’re married or not, marriage is not exactly what is may seem to be when you accept your husband’s proposal. He may never have looked more handsome than he did when he was down on one knee professing his undying love for you and that was just the beginning of your beautiful love story……

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