A Little Sip from the Affirmation Faucet

by Guest blogger on Oct 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

My decade of diapers has come to a close.

Well, not quite a full decade — but a good eight years. What is that, like an octade?

Whatever it is, the salient point remains: I’ve changed my last diaper!

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Holy Halloween Costumes

by Guest blogger on Oct 18, 2017 5:07:00 PM

Are you looking for ways to keep the hallowed in Halloween?

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It Could be Worse

by Guest blogger on Oct 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

I am a natural optimist. I am pretty good at seeing the bright side of something. Often when faced with difficulty, I find myself focusing on how small the problem is compared to others who suffer more. I try to count my blessings.

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Running in the Rain

by Guest blogger on Oct 14, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Recently I’ve rejoined the world of health and fitness after many years of neglect. Years of a sedentary lifestyle have taken their toll on my mental and physical health and it became obvious that I needed to make a change. So, I’m...

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Choosing to Rejoice

by Guest blogger on Oct 12, 2017 9:00:00 PM

I grabbed my squirming toddler and hoisted him onto my hip, my eyes focused on the sanctuary. The priests and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion walked to their different stations and waited expectantly. Praying silently in...

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Drawing Bigger Circles: Friendship Beyond Labels

by Guest blogger on Oct 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

I read through the cheerful email addressed to our regional homeschool group from a new family who had moved into the area. Our children were about the same ages, I noticed. She had used all the code words to declare her...

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At the Table

by Guest blogger on Oct 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

A few years ago I made an appointment with the school principal to discuss a teacher I was incredibly unhappy with. And just to clarify, I am so not “that parent.” I am as un-involved as a school parent could possibly be. Dare I...

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When God Gives You More Than You Can Handle

by Guest blogger on Oct 4, 2017 9:00:00 AM

New death reopens unhealed wounds. The coarsest salt. There is a heaviness on my heart. It is where I bury my sorrows when I don’t know how, or just don’t want to live with them.

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5 Tips for the Reluctant Rosary PrayER

by Guest blogger on Oct 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Rosary is a remarkable prayer tool and devotion and I know many people who credit the Rosary for answered prayer and family blessings. Countless popes, saints and priests have encouraged us to say the Rosary.

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Living on the Selfless Side of Autism

by Guest blogger on Sep 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Life is not about me, or you for that matter, because when you are a mother – it is about them.

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