31 Day Challenge Begins

I disappeared from blogging for most of the month of September, as our family became first-time homebuyers, then had to move off the military installation, and not having internet immediately available. Toward the end of my hiatus, I saw reference to a blogging challenge called Write 31 Days A writing challenge: every October, every day … Continue reading 31 Day Challenge Begins

The Archangels and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Yesterday, I wrote about how excited I was for the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael.  What I didn't mention was the lesser excitement displayed by my son, the day prior. On Wednesday, my son was asking what we were doing that day.  Because our chapel hosts Adoration on Wednesday evenings, I told … Continue reading The Archangels and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Calling “Cadence”

This past week has been one of the busiest in months - my husband and I are new homeowners, and are trying to move from the old house to our new home!  Combine the move with a loss of my phone's "hard drive," and I all but disappeared from the face of the earth. But, … Continue reading Calling “Cadence”

Little Moments of Joy

I've said it before, and I'll say it again - parenting is hard work!   Then again, life-ing is hard work.  When you think you've got something down, a curve ball gets thrown in your direction, and you have to adjust your swing.   Some people adjust to change seamlessly.  Others, like myself, need a … Continue reading Little Moments of Joy

Baking & Parenting Lessons Learned

I have identified one calming mechanism I typically utilize - I love to bake.  I find myself calming from life stressors during the process and even as I am cleaning up the mess I have made.  My kitchen actually usually never looks cleaner than when I am finishing up baking. Recently, I was getting to the … Continue reading Baking & Parenting Lessons Learned