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September 25, 2013
Fall Morning Magic
I love Kat's post about being intentional about meeting our own needs so that we...
September 24, 2013
Follow-Up to the All-Powerful Mother
After last week's post on the All-Powerful Mother, I started to think about how we,...
September 16, 2013
The All-Powerful Mother
“I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is...
September 09, 2013
To Homeschool or Not? A Snapshot of Peace.
Last week was the big back to school week around here. Every time I checked...
September 03, 2013
Spaces In Our Togetherness
Today is a day marked with mixed emotions as I send my older two children...
August 26, 2013
Me, My Children, and the Computer
The day this summer that my son jumped in front of the computer with his...
August 22, 2013
10 Compliments for Every Complaint
A number of years ago I ran a mothers group at my parish. It was...
August 12, 2013
The Beauty of Age Appropriate Activities
On our family vacation this year, we had the opportunity to visit Hershey's Chocolate World....
August 08, 2013
The Gift of Siblings
Mothering in our culture is a juggling act. We balance tending to little ones, housework,...
August 01, 2013
Pope Francis Welcomes Family with Anencephalic Baby
My heart is pounding and I am smiling ear to ear as I have just...
July 16, 2013
Hello everyone! I am shouting out from Baby Land here, and since my Pia has...
July 03, 2013
When should parents push?
I swore when I had kids, I wouldn't push them into any sports or activities....
July 03, 2013
Should I Let My Child Watch this Movie?
I recently discovered a website called Plugged In, a site sponsored by Focus on the...
June 20, 2013
How I’m Going To Survive Summer
It's happened. Last Friday my kids came a runnin'. Backpacks were emptied; lunch boxes stored...
June 18, 2013
By most accounts, I am a young mother. I had my first daughter at 22...
June 13, 2013
Little by little…
My just-turned-8 year old daughter survived her first Troop Tekakwitha overnight campout in the woods...
June 12, 2013
Happy 1st Birthday in Heaven, Annie
Dear friends, it seems like just yesterday that I was writing a post about...
June 10, 2013
As We Begin Summer…
Our summer has just begun, and so far we are having a great time! I...
June 06, 2013
Must-Read Article as Pool Season Begins
I just finished reading an article entitled "Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning," by Mario Vittone,...
May 27, 2013
My dream of having 5 children on one swim team, with the entire family attending...
May 24, 2013
Homeschool Round Up
Inspired by Charlotte at Waltzing Matilda, here are some of my lessons from the school...
May 15, 2013
5 years ago we planted an artichoke plant. Last year, we came within 30 seconds...
May 13, 2013
A Mother’s Day Filled with Abundant Blessings
After Mass on Mother's Day, our family drove over to the cemetery to bring pinwheels...
May 07, 2013
Roughhousing with Your Kids
Besides the mustache, this is a great video talking about the benefits of roughhousing with...
May 05, 2013
Blogging in this Season of Motherhood: From Mary Alice
Mary Alice has written the following post - enjoy! My first four children were born...
April 30, 2013
The Early Bird Catches the Worm!
One of the benefits of having a clan of early risers is that we can...
April 29, 2013
Lead Us Not into Temptation
When I was a popular 13-year-old eighth grader at a privileged public middle school in...
April 25, 2013
Picture Me Imperfectly
So, a good friend of some of the builders blogs over at Capturing Motherhood. She...
April 23, 2013
When Siblings Become Friends
A couple of nights ago, Christopher pulled out Maria's first tooth. It has been wiggly...
April 18, 2013
I'm dreaming of this... While actually doing a lot of this... Vacations and fun blogger...
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