Motherhood, My Kids

An Open Letter to My Oldest: Being Your Mother is a Pleasure

I woke up today and my husband told me that it was our oldest daughter's birthday. He says she turns 7 today. And, I just don't understand how this could be true. How can this be real? Seven? Really? But she was just born last week. It was just last week that I rocked her… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Oldest: Being Your Mother is a Pleasure

Real Talk

Shiny Women & Pinterest Moms Don’t Owe You An Apology

I tore open the envelope and pulled out a birthday invitation. It was a beautiful invitation with a sweet one year old on the front. I shot my friend a text to let her know how absolutely precious I thought it was. "Oh, it’s nothing, really. I’m just going all out this time because it's… Continue reading Shiny Women & Pinterest Moms Don’t Owe You An Apology

Faith, Motherhood

Saint Maximilian Kolbe: How to Take One, Tiny Step Toward Sainthood

What do you know about Kolbe? If you're like me, the answer is not very much. I mean, I knew that Kolbe was the guy that volunteered to die at Auschwitz in place of another prisoner, but not much beyond that. I listened to an interview with one of Kolbe's fellow prisoners recently. This prisoner and… Continue reading Saint Maximilian Kolbe: How to Take One, Tiny Step Toward Sainthood

One EASY step to take everyday in order to grow in humility. Entire article available at www.dianadivulges.com (an HONEST catholic blog)
Books, Faith

One Easy Way to Grow in Humility: Why You Should Stop Apologizing

In mass one day, as I was praying about something completely unrelated, an idea popped into my head: I needed to write about the humility-- the gift-- of being disliked. I was stumped! What do you mean, Holy Spirit? How could being disliked be a gift? I didn't know. The opinions of others have always preoccupied… Continue reading One Easy Way to Grow in Humility: Why You Should Stop Apologizing

Why you shouldn't try to make money blogging. Writing may be you charism. What does that mean and why should it change how you write. (article available at dianadivulges.com an HONEST blog)
Faith, Real Talk

Why I DON’T Want to Make Money Blogging

I know this is going to come as a complete shock to you guys, but I do not make money with this blog. I know that's surprising since I am so obviously poised and polished. I do a great job of branding myself, right? I mean, I am a PR person's dream. Could there even… Continue reading Why I DON’T Want to Make Money Blogging