Be an Excellent Mom
Catholic, Culture, Parenting

Working to Be an Excellent Mom

I love Latin, I really really do. I love that we have a common language to speak about matters of our Faith, and it's an absolutely gorgeous language to sing in. But when it comes to philosophy, Latin falls short. Ancient Greek is so much more effective and precise. They fit complex concepts and teachings… Continue reading Working to Be an Excellent Mom

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Motherhood isn't a primary vocation
Catholic, Culture, Marriage

Motherhood isn’t a Primary Vocation

Vocation: a call from God to a distinctive state of life, in which the person can reach holiness (Modern Catholic Dictionary, Fr. John Hardon, S.J.). One of the best things that happened during Vatican II was the declaration of the Universal vocation: holiness. ...all the faithful of Christ of whatever rank or status, are called to the… Continue reading Motherhood isn’t a Primary Vocation

Little Boy Fishing
Catholic, Parenting

One Mom’s Quick Guide to Surviving Little Boys

Well, I think we're finally seeing the end of whatever nasty bug my boys had. So far all of 2018 has been spent trying to get healthy, which means lots of sitting at home. It also means lots of time with nothing really to distract me from the 24/7-365 of mommyhood. I love my boys,… Continue reading One Mom’s Quick Guide to Surviving Little Boys