We hear it over and over again - if you want your child to be good at something you need to train them young in order to give them their best chance at succeeding. This is true for academics, sports, the arts, and just about anything, including character and faith. Our primary responsibility as parents … Continue reading practical habits that form character and faith (blog series, part 1 -welcome difficulty)
For those of you who are just tuning in, we are discussing practical habits we can instill in our kids to help form their character. You can read about tip # 1 and a brief introduction to the series in the previous post. Briefly, I’m a mom of 5 under the age of 10 and … Continue reading Practical Habits That Form Character And Faith: (blog series, part 2 – Treasure Box In Heaven)
This month was amazing! We welcomed our FIFTH unique and unrepeatable little baby into the world. Our baby girl made her appearance on September 24th and is loving all the attention she is getting from her 3 big brothers and big sister. As with all my other babies, newborn bliss is in the air and … Continue reading Newborn Bliss Explained. 4 Tips To Have A Heavenly Postpartum Experience.
One of the hardest concepts to wrap our minds around when it comes to Catholic theology, is the teaching on the real presence. According to Catholic researcher Mark Gray, "Fewer than two-thirds of Catholics believe that the bread and wine used for communion really become the body and blood of Jesus. Only 46% of Catholics … Continue reading If Only We Really Understood What Actually Happens at Mass (video link in post )
It was during the time when my husband and I were rediscovering our faith when I came across this prayer in a Catholic newspaper. I remember us wanting to pray together (just us, without the kids) and trying to figure out what works best for us. What time in the day? What prayers? How long? … Continue reading The Prayer that got us Praying
Hi everyone! I'm really excited to share something that has helped our family significantly with praying the rosary with the little ones. Just a little background, I have 5 children, ages 8, 6, 3, 2 and a baby girl due in September. We started off years ago trying to pray the whole rosary every night … Continue reading Struggling with the family rosary with the little ones?? I finally found something that works for us!
Disclaimer : This post is meant to help mothers who have the means and desire to take a break from working outside the home to be more present for thier little ones, but are hesitant to do so for various reasons. I think working while raising children could be a great option for many mothers … Continue reading From working mom to “stay at home” mom – simple answers to the most common questions about leaving the corporate world.