How to Run Your First Half Marathon {Even with Lots of Little Children at Home}

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Spring is coming, which means you’re sure to see people running in the parks, on busy roads, or even in your neighborhood. This is the time of year when beginner and seasoned runners dust off their shoes and start logging some miles for the spring races. Are you thinking about running a half marathon? Today, […]

Celebrating Baby Daniel’s Firsts with Pampers Swaddlers

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As the mother of six sweetie pies, I’ve experienced lots of ‘first moments’ with my babies. Precious moments like seeing your baby’s face for the first time, first diaper changes, first baths and even the first road trip never get old for me. I’m trying to slow down our lives and soak up all of […]

Using Animal Documentaries in Your Homeschool

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Using Animal Documentaries

With many small children in the house, homeschool science is hit or miss. We tend to do science in chunks, using our read aloud selections from Memoria Press as a starting point. Lately, we’ve been diving in to studying about more about animals. With this approach, it’s easy to tackle the different ages and stages […]

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A Catholic Mom’s Guide to Preparing for Lent

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Catholic Mom's Guide to Preparing for Lent

As a Catholic mother, Lent is really one of my very favorite times of the year. The Lenten season gives me hope, a chance to begin again, and to fashion my life into something that pleases God. In years past, I’ve jumped off the deep end with my Lenten resolutions. I have a tendency to […]

February Catholic Family Calendar

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Catholic family activity calendar for February

Can you believe January is already over? We’re gearing up and getting ready for one of my very favorite liturgical seasons — Lent. Take a look at this interactive Catholic family calendar for February. You’ll find listings for feast Days, Holy Days of Obligation, ideas for celebrating Lent in your home, craft ideas, recipes, books […]

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My Favorite Resources for Catholic Moms

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More resources for Catholic moms

As a Catholic mom, I write about my faith and how our family strives to infuse our Catholic faith into our daily lives. These are some of my personal favorite resources for Catholic moms. Take some time to poke around in the archives, or start with some of my favorites from the past. Tips for […]

RSVP for the #GiveMe4GLTE Twitter Party on 1/26

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  Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know I do! I’m so excited to be helping to host a rockin’ Twitter party about Walmart Family Mobile 4G LTE Plans! On January 26, 2015 at 3:00pm ET, please join us for the #GiveMe4GLTE Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing 4G LTE and a variety […]

More Fun Birthday Party Cake Ideas for Kids

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animal themed cake ideas

Are you busy planning some great birthday parties for the children in your house? We’re gearing up for the birthday party season here at the Kennedy Compound, creating a perfect birthday cake has been on my mind. A few weeks ago, I shared some ideas for birthday party cakes for girls, boys, and even grownups. […]