Happy Feast of St. Therese! When I was younger, I was attracted to her simply because she was the patron saint my mother chose for Confirmation. When I was older, I was captivated by her writings, and inspired by her devotion to the Lord. When I was lonely, I prayed that the Lord would give … [Read more…]
I challenge you to watch this interview with Jill Stanek and not be moved. May Almighty God have mercy on our nation. h/t Are We There Yet?
I’m sure just about everyone has seen this story, but this is such a wonderful tribute to Thomas Vander Woude, the father of 7 sons who died while rescuing his youngest son. While his death is truly sad and he leaves behind a grieving family, I am struck by the amazing legacy he left. He … [Read more…]
What a fun feast day this is! The Feast of the Archangels! (you can read about it more from Catholic Culture) Thanks to the women on 4RealLearning, we have had the custom (several years running now) of baking a devil’s food cake and stabbing it with our plastic (hors-d’oeuvre) swords… in honor of St. Michael, … [Read more…]
Grace took her first steps today. As with each child, there is the thrill of watching her stand on her own… eyes shining with delight as she realizes that she’s standing by herself… and then the utter joy on her face as she takes a few steps. This is a huge moment in her life, … [Read more…]
Starbucks is giving away free coffee to homeschoolers on Monday, September 29!
From now until Sunday, the Catholic Company is offering free shipping! Whether ordering by phone, fax, mail, or website, simply use the coupon code BLOG in the coupon code box (or tell the customer service agent) *Terms and conditions: This offer cannot be combined with any other offers. Applies to U.S. delivery addresses only. Applies … [Read more…]
This is a picture of success. This is also a picture of success. The first is what my refrigerator looked like just before I went to the grocery store on Saturday. As you can see, it is basically bare. And that thrills me to no end! See, I consider it a personal challenge to use … [Read more…]
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Christopher and Thomas were hard at work, digging their own labyrinth in the mulch pile in the front yard. They even had a sign that said “minotaur” with an arrow pointing to it. They wanted me to film them, and so here, for your viewing pleasure, is my first blog movie. [I especially loved the … [Read more…]