You Were a Pea, Then a Lemon….

Boba ad

Boba, a manufacturer of baby slings, has released a new ad for 2014 titled "You Made Me a Mother."And my gosh, they've done it:  They've captured the joy and the fear, the exhilaration and the fatigue, the deep, abiding satisfaction in parenting someone you love more than they can imagine, someone you helped God to create.Warning:  Have plenty of Kleenex at hand when you watch this! … [Read more...]

“Moms’ Night Out”: A Frolicking Good Time Laughing at Motherhood’s Stresses

MNO - Children cooking

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms’ night out.  But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is an endearing true-to-life family comedy that celebrates the beautiful mess called parenting.    That's how the film's pr … [Read more...]

Books For and About Catholic Moms

Book - No More Perfect Moms

I know.  There are piles of great books for Catholic mothers out there.  I’ve read a bunch of them, in hopes that I’ll do a better job.In the last week before Christmas, though, I thought I’d highlight just a couple of great titles.  You know, just in case you’re looking for another last-minute gift to tuck under the tree.A Catholic Mother's Companion to Pregnancy: Walking with Mary from Conception to Baptism First, a great book to read en route to motherhood—as that tiny gift grows withi … [Read more...]