the SAHM Talk Back! series

It’s 2019.  Almost 2020. And we are still arguing about what a woman’s place is. You don’t need to spend too much time on any given social media platform to find it. “A woman must be home with her family if she truly loves them.” “A woman must work in order to be empowered and…

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When Cleanliness Stops Being Godliness

Our value within the home has nothing to do with our ability to accomplish a to-do list. Anyone can be taught to do laundry. Our inestimable value within the home is based on our ability to see where love is needed and then respond.

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My Guiding Star

Mary is our Northern Star, fixed in the Heaven’s, showing us where we are and where we still need to go. Even as we follow her, we know she is not our end, only our guide, the most perfect means to reaching her Son. Just as the beauty of the stars causes us to look up in awe and allows us to contemplate our littleness, so too looking up to her causes us to see ourselves for who we are in relation to our God.


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Taking the Kids to Mass: Toddler Edition

Taking toddlers to mass is probably one of parents’ most dreaded tasks. Between fielding the snide comments and the tantrums, it gives any faithful Catholic a boatload of angst. Here’s a few ideas of how to approach this vitally important learning opportunity for your kids.

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