Date Night and the Rodeo: 7 Quick Takes

Random thoughts? Have a theme? Somewhere in between? Spill your brain, with 7 Quick Takes! (I’m considering this my homeschool wrap up of the week, too!) Here we go …. — 1 — Helpful homeschooling tips or advice to share Stick to your guns. I’m a bit of a bluffer when it comes to discipline […]

Rocking the Catholic Vote: Saints and Scripture Sunday

Saints and Scripture Sunday

And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it. 2 John 1:6 Living your faith in your day to day life can be a challenge. It’s easy to head to Mass on Sunday and […]

Mommy and Me: 5 Months Ago with Maeve

This photo brings tears to my eyes every single time I look at it. I think about that day and my amazing support system. My best friend Laura taking care of the big kids of the Kaboodle, my best friend Angie as an impromptu doula, and my husband being calm as a cucumber every step […]

Pulling at My Heart: 7 Quick Takes and A Homeschool Mother’s Journal

— 1 — I’m reading … Wonder what caused me to cry big, fat, messy tears late at night while nursing the baby? This gem. Rachael’s personality sounds so very similar to my own that I cringed reading her story. I heard her speak at the 2:1 Conference and was reminded that my path in […]

A Season of Giving: Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

As a Catholic, serving others in need is a underlying current in everything we do. We’re called to represent Jesus in today’s world, caring for the sick and dying and protecting those most vulnerable. In our world, we have more than enough. My pantry and cabinets are overflowing, my children’s closets are stuffed to the […]