My Kids

About Dane (Part Two): Finding Peace in Scary Labels

My boy got a diagnosis recently that answers a lot of the questions we’ve had these past 4.5 years. As scary as labels can be, it’s nice to be able to make sense of his quirks and this diagnosis has brought me a lot of peace.     Why peace? Well, with the label comes… Continue reading About Dane (Part Two): Finding Peace in Scary Labels

Faith

Hey Mamas, You Cannot Show Up to Mass Blind: Here’s a Quick Mass Prep

If you are a parent, you cannot show up to mass blind. You just can't. Deep down you know this. I mean, let's discuss: you spend the whole hour shhhing kids and changing diapers and whisper-threatening your 2 year old, amiright? That chaos is not conducive to information retention. Most Sundays I walk out of… Continue reading Hey Mamas, You Cannot Show Up to Mass Blind: Here’s a Quick Mass Prep

Miscellanous

I Have Some CRAZY NEWS! Guess What? I’m Famous!

Hey, how are you? Ok, enough about you. I have news. Here is how a cool person would share this news: "Hey, I wrote a piece for a website that you can find here." Here's how I'm going to share the news: Ohmigosh! Ohmigosh! Did you hear I’m famous?! Like, literally. Ok, listen to this:… Continue reading I Have Some CRAZY NEWS! Guess What? I’m Famous!

Faith

Three Catholic Resources You Need In Your Life

The Seasonal Here’s a test: Christmas is in four days. Does that statement bring you excitement and joy OR stress and anxiety? As Christian women (and especially as mothers) there are so many THINGS we have to get done, right? There are presents to plan and buy and wrap. There are meals to cook and… Continue reading Three Catholic Resources You Need In Your Life

Faith

One Question I Want to Ask Jesus (& How He Already Answered Me)

Have you ever wished you could talk to God? I have. I’ve been open before about how my brain (or, more accurately, my pride) gets in the way of my belief. Chapter 22 of the gospel according to Matthew (the Greatest Commandment) satisfies that desire for me a bit. It’s exactly the conversation I would want… Continue reading One Question I Want to Ask Jesus (& How He Already Answered Me)