Author Courtney Vallejo

Courtney Vallejo is a Catholic wife and mother who lives in California. She and her husband are raising their two adopted children. She holds a Master's degree in Film Production and a California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. She also writes for her own blog,

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0 Can you just look up?

If by chance you have a child who depending on the day, isn’t that excited to get dressed and wants to stay in their pajamas at home, maybe you can relate to Courtney Vallejo’s situation. How do you gently encourage your children to engage in Mass when they’d rather be doing anything else but that?

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3 Keeping Silent

What I’ve really noticed in all of this, is the amount of my voice that’s wasted during the day, saying frivolous things. either through gossip, complaining, whining, yelling or speaking harshly to my children, usually over silly things like putting away their shoes.

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