Last fall, our family acquired a dog.
Bringing a toddler to Mass definitely leads me deeper into prayer — but not the contemplative kind.
Christmas holds some of the richest mysteries we believe and celebrate.
It was not in our plans for 2022, but we bought a house and moved in the spring.
It’s usually people, not policies, that are the most helpful at meeting immediate needs.
The antics of a toddler are so cute but so exhausting.
Before I was married, I visited a friend with children for a few days.
Our Father in Heaven sees and knows each one of us better than we know ourselves.
I became a mother rather suddenly on a sunny afternoon in October.
I decided I would give up hitting the snooze button on my alarm clock.
It wasn’t until I experienced the basic needs of myself and others being met by the kindness of friends and strangers that I understood what it feels like to receive when you can give nothing in return.
Decide what small things you can do often to show appreciation for your spouse.
Are you wondering if you should do anything different in 2022? Here’s a strategy used by counselors.
Many years ago, when I was young enough to think 26 hours on a bus sounded fun, my friends and I rode from Belize, where we were living, to Mexico City for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
I attended college in Ohio, about a day’s drive away from my hometown. This meant that I was only able to go home for the big holidays like Christmas and spring break.
“Modern man listens more willingly to witnesses than to teachers, and if he does listen to teachers, it is because they are witnesses.”
In 2018, Hurricane Michael left our house unlivable and our community devastated.
Before I became a parent, I thought kids should eat what adults eat, sleep in their own bed all night and only have an hour of screen time on Saturdays.
It all started with my kiddos getting involved in local theater.