Book Review: Our Not-Quite-Holy Family

I’m always in the mood for a good parenting book, but if there’s one with a little wit and a lot of common-sense, that’s even better. I just finished a book that touches on an array of topics related to marriage, family life and children. Our Not-Quite-Holy Family: A Practical Guide for Catholic Parents is a perfect combination of humor, practical advice, and intertwines aspects of the Catholic faith. Each chapter addresses pertinent issues in family life: parenting ideologies, the domestic church, being present with children, technology limitations, and marital intimacy. The book is written by Mark and Melanie Hart … Continue reading Book Review: Our Not-Quite-Holy Family

2020: Ending the Superficial Spiral

The start of a new year brings hope, faith, and lots of love for those in our lives. Some of us thrive on resolutions (I have never cared for resolutions), whether it be nutrition, dieting, fitness, a big house, a designer wardrobe, a better job, or more money. But after the year of 2020, do these things really matter? Do we want our lives to continue on a superficial spiral always desiring the next best “thing”? Is the next best “thing” truly in our best interest or have we been told what we should want and desire by the media? … Continue reading 2020: Ending the Superficial Spiral