The Plans of (Wo)men, and Other Things that Make God Laugh

The Plans of (Wo)men, and Other Things that Make God Laugh - How I made a plan, and then God revealed His hand... An update about my blog.

Starting at Home: Be the Change You Want to See

"And, if you are a spouse or parent, and the world is heavy right now, impacting your ability to be a kind, gracious, patient spouse or parent, this Catholic mom and blogger gives you permission to walk away from the negativity. Turn off the television, or turn it to Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood or reruns of Mr. Rogers. Walk away from social media for a while." In today's piece, I tackle the weight of the world - and share an important reminder of how our roles impact us... and, impact the world. Change starts at home.

Light & Mercy: One Mom’s Response to the Scandal in the Catholic Church

Today, I am addressing #catholicmetoo and #catholicmom and #catholicparenting thoughts in my recent post - Light & Mercy: One Mom's Response to the Scandal in the Catholic Church

A Beautiful Camouflage Update & Contest Opportunity!

While sitting in the military temporary lodging facility, I was contacted with information regarding a contest. Click to read further - both an update about my blog, and information regarding this pretty cool contest! (This is not a sponsored ad in any sense of the word. Just a cool contest!)

Little Boy Blue’s Birth

"Not every woman experiences happy birth stories. And, thankfully, my birth stories don’t have a tragic ending. However, if I were not on top of my knowledge and game regarding my own health history, I could have experienced a more harrowing labor, delivery, and postpartum scare." In today's piece, I share some of the birth story of our latest addition. And, I hope it enlightens others to the postpartum difficulties some women face - not related to depression or anxiety, but rather, another pregnancy-related physiological condition!