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Shepherd on the Search Advent Countdown

Shepherd on the Search

This year I’m implementing something new for our family Advent traditions. Dayspring sent me free Shepherd on the search products to promote in this post. Affiliate links included below which means if you click through or purchase something through my links, I’ll receive a small compensation at no cost to you. See full disclosure here. I’m adding a Shepherd on the Search Advent Countdown! Shepherd on the Search is a doll created by Dayspring with books, devotionals, and calendars to go […]

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5 Ways to Incorporate Your Kids into Lent


In our house, we have short attention spans, high energy and very young minds. So for Lent, I try to find, few small, simple ways to incorporate Lent into our week without it being overwhelming for me or the little ones. It’s beneficial for me to have a sense of accomplishment that at least my kids are doing something even if it still feels like close to nothing. So if your household is anything like mine, here are some suggestions for this liturgical season: Set up a […]

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Helpful Resources for Celebrating Advent with Your Family

Advent is coming so very soon, it seems like the end of the year comes quicker every year doesn’t it? I’m joining up with the Catholic Women Blog Network’s monthly blog hop to bring you a rich collection of posts focused on the liturgical season of Advent. Advent is celebrated in the Catholic Church as the four weeks leading up to Christmas Day. It’s a beautiful time of preparing our hearts and homes to celebrate Christ’s birth. Here are some resources […]

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5 Ways to Honor Your Baby Gone Too Soon

Honor Your Baby

Today marks a sad anniversary. A year ago today we lost a baby to an ectopic pregnancy. A year ago I was in the ER with terrible cramps, being prepped for the surgery that couldn’t be avoided. I was experiencing the first death in my immediate family. The closest grief my heart has ever known began that day as I realized for the first time that healthy pregnancies can not be taken for granted. Like a dip in ice cold […]

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Faith Challenge for Catholic Families

Catholic Family Challenge

The Apostolate for Family Consecration is a Catholic organization geared towards helping families grow in holiness. They put on retreats throughout the year including week-long summer fests for families and they produce media resources and faith-based tools to help parents pass on the faith to their children. Their newest project is called Family Hour Initiative and it’s a series of one-hour long video presentations that include dynamic speakers, personal testimonies,  faith challenges and a recited rosary with visual meditations. I […]

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To all my Friends who have lost Babies

To my friends

To my dear friends, My heart is saddened every time I hear of another loss whether it be through miscarriage, an ectopic pregnancy or a stillborn. So many of you are just like me and my husband, young married couples with one or two kids or trying to have your first and then the inevitable happens. The baby or babies die. Everyone’s experience and grief is different but I am here to offer as much comfort to you as I […]

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