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27. Finding your Catholic support group

Where are the NFP support groups? Have you ever wondered that? When we were first married, we needed an NFP support group, but we could hardly find a teacher. Occasionally the Couple to Couple League would send a no frills... Continue Reading →


18. How to take your kids to Mass without losing your soul

When you approach the tabernacle, remember that He has been waiting for you for twenty centuries. -- St. Josemaria Escriva This is a distillation of unsolicited advice that my friend Alison and I offered to a group of moms before... Continue Reading →

14. Triath-mom

I have never been a sporty kid. I was a tomboy, but climbing trees did not translate to an aptitude or enjoyment of sports. I stopped running--if a 15 min mile could be called running--in the 7th grade. I played... Continue Reading →

11. Daily Rhythm– 4 Principles

A struggle every person seems to have is that there are not enough hours in a day. Now, I almost failed economics in college, but I remember that time is the most precious resource because we cannot make more of it. "We... Continue Reading →

6. Date Night

In the early years we were enjoined in stern tones to keep date night sacred. It must happen each week regardless of budget. We must not talk about the kids. We must get out of the house to reconnect. Blah, blah,... Continue Reading →

2. Wife-ing

I love being married. In fact, I tell my husband pretty frequently that I love being married to him. Sometimes I'll text him that my day was so, so exciting...

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