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So Big, and Yet So Small – The First Day of Kindergarten

Yesterday morning, when I went in to wake Miss up for her first full day of kindergarten away from home, I stood and gazed at her for a second before rousing her. I brushed her hair back from her sleeping face, … Continue reading

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Baby Catholic Answers All the Things, Volume 3 – The Priesthood

My friend Liz asked: Do Catholics have a “priesthood?” If so, how is it used and who is given it? The short answer is this: Yes, Catholicism has a priesthood. Catholic priests are celibate men who experience a calling to a … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – Little Moments

My five favorite little moments of this week. 1. Watching the girls play in this tall grass: I took the next picture thinking I was going to capture a total “Little House on the Prairie” moment as they were running, slightly downhill, through the … Continue reading

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Five Favorites – My Beauty Tips

This is going to be my first ever post linking up with the lovely Hallie’s Five Favorites series. I know that you have all been on pins and needles waiting to hear from me on an important topic: My Beauty Secrets (those … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week

This has been an incredible Holy Week so far. I have never in my life focused so much on the events and meaning of this week. Similar to my experience at Christmas, I have now actually learned to whole story … Continue reading

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Adoration and the Kindness of a Stranger

Lent has begun! I am feeling quite energized by it, though I’m trying not to be the crazy Baby Catholic who has to Give Up All The Things for Lent and totally go overboard. I’m please with what I have … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

My plan was to write this, post #6 of 7, during nap time today. Unfortunately, well, this is what I did during “nap time” instead:   ^^ Lest you think I’m heartless, she wasn’t crying from being sick but because … Continue reading

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More On Yoga Pants. And Kindness. And Being Judgmental.

I have had an interesting response to last week’s “Yoga-Pants-Wearing Mom” post. The post was featured on BlogHer, and it has received quite a few comments over there and on their Facebook page. Apparently lots of people have opinions about … Continue reading

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Farewell to Summer

Ah, fall. We have beautiful, cool, sunny fall weather here, to go along with the official first day of the season yesterday. I have mixed feelings about this change of season. I absolutely love when the weather gets crisp, the … Continue reading

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I Am a Yoga-Pants-Wearing-Mom

In the past few months, I’ve seen several things online dissing yoga pants. Sometimes indirectly, sometimes not. I’ve read articles in which moms are chastised for wearing yoga pants to the grocery store or playground. “Yoga pants are for wearing … Continue reading

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