7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

Summer is quickly approach.  Yay for summer! I just love summer — I never want it to end — and if you’re anything like me, you want to make the absolute most of it. I was tempted to say summer “break” — but let’s be honest, life still keeps moving around us at a pretty […]

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Dream Big. A.K.A… Life Doesn’t End With Kids

Before I was married, I travelled the country talking to kids about chastity. The year before I took on this crazy “job”, it wasn’t even on my radar as a possibility. I had thoughts of traveling as a missionary one day, but never in a million years did “Chastity Promoter” come to my mind. A funny thing happens when you […]

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Moths, Momming, and Storing Up Treasure in Heaven

As some of you know, I am trying to make Sunday mornings a little less stressful by leaving for Church on time — it’s going as well as could be expected.  Trying to be patient with myself, because old habits die hard. 🙁 For the past few months, one of the causes of  starting off on the wrong foot […]

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Fostering Independence in Our Kids

This week, family is in town and we are getting ready for my oldest son’s Confirmation — Come Holy Spirit! As an aside, May is always crazy — why is that?  It’s chocked full of really, really good things — it’s just too many good things for me to process while maintaining my sanity at the same time. […]

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Video Games and Guardian Angels

Video Games. Don’t you just hate them — or maybe you love them — whatever the case may be, video games are something every parents needs to think about at least once in their life. More likely than not, if you have a few kids, the subject will come up regularly — so might as well take a moment to […]

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7 Quick Takes: Happy Easter Edition

Happy Easter!  How’s your Easter going?  Mine has been really lovely — and as it’s 8 days of Easter and then still more weeks of the Easter Season — still plenty of time to celebrate Easter in the next few days and weeks. I just love that the Church gives us days and weeks to celebrate.  If your […]

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Donkeys, Lent, and Holy Week (Part 2)

Yesterday I shared a little bit about a prayer that I find myself praying on a regular basis. The prayer goes a little bit like, “Lord I’m an ass — but please let me be the ass that carries you into Jerusalem.” To understand where the inspiration for this prayer came from, read more about […]

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Donkeys, Lent, and Holy Week

About 20% of my spontaneous prayers begin with the words, “Lord, I am an ass”. I hope that’s not shocking or offensive — it is, after all, a biblical term — so I figure it’s an okay way to speak to God. And God knows I don’t mean to be disrespectful when I say these […]

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7 Quick Takes: Camera Roll Edition

Hello everybody.  Can you believe next week is Holy Week?  Lent seemed to be going by so slowly — and all of a sudden, we are reaching the end. I am currently in the process of building a new website for my husband’s business, so blogging has taken a back seat this week.  This post is […]

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Are You Too busy? Figuring Out the Non-Negotiables in Your Life.

Right now life.is.crazy. I am currently in the process of a career change. That’s right, I’m moving into the exciting world of graphic design.  So, yay for me! Actually, the truth be told — I naively took on the job of re-designing my husband’s website — after which time, I will gladly retire from the world of web design and […]

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