Tips for Nature Study with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Don't be intimidated by science! Check out these easy tips for nature study with your toddlers and preschoolers.

We’re sharing our best super simple tips for nature study with toddlers and preschoolers today, with our friend Colleen Kessler. One of the things I love best about staying home to teach my little ones is that I get to see the wonder in their eyes as they discover new things. I get to hear […]

Quick and Easy Meatless Meals for Lent

Meatless meal ideas for Lent -- soups, casseroles, sandwiches, pasta, seafood and more!

During Lent, we abstain from eating meat on Fridays as a form of penance. (I have to be honest – I love fish and seafood, so it’s not that much of a struggle for me.) If you want to branch out from fried fish and salmon patties, I’ve got a great list of meatless meals […]

Shamrock Sandwiches – Perfect for Your Saint Patrick’s Day Party

These Shamrock Sandwiches are perfect for your Saint Patrick's Day party!

In our Irish Catholic family, a fun Saint Patrick’s Day party is always part of our spring celebrations. Our sweet baby Daniel Patrick was born on Saint Patrick’s Day a few years ago, giving us even MORE reasons to throw a party! If you’re looking for a fun lunch idea for a Saint Patrick’s Day […]

Easy Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick – Part of the Catholic Saints Celebrations

Looking for ways to celebrate Saint Patrick in your home? These ideas (books, crafts, recipes, activities and more) are perfect for Catholic families, co-ops, or religious education classes.

We’re coming up on March in a few weeks, so it’s time to work on some of our Saint Celebrations. Every month, to enrich our family’s faith journey, we pick a saint for a special focus. We celebrate Saint Patrick in a big way around here — he’s the namesake for 2 of our sons, […]

Catholic Picture Books for Lent and Easter

Catholic picture books for Lent and Easter -- these are perfect for families, or in a Catholic school classroom!

Ready to celebrate this special liturgical season with your family? Take a look at some of our favorite Catholic picture books for Lent and Easter. Catholic Picture Books for Lent     &  Little Rose of Sharon: A Story of Self Sacrifice The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale Want to explain to your children […]