Erika Marie is a simple Catholic wife and mama of four. Her days are full of nursing, cooking, cleaning, reading, exploring, pondering, writing, laughing, crying, guiding, and loving. Enjoy more reflections by Erika at her personal simplemama blog.
Do you need some motivation and inspiration to tackle those household “chores”? Here are five quotes from holy people who did their own housework and survived long enough to share a holy approach towards the things in life that just have to get done – whether we like it or not.
Erika Marie reviews 101 Tips for a Happier Marriage: Simple Ways for Couples to Grow Closer to God and to Each Other by Jennifer Roback Morse and Betsy Kerekes of The Ruth Institute.
Tis the season to be blah. Erika Marie shares ten tips for beating the winter blues.
Here are some New Year’s resolutions that might help you “loosen” up and focus on others instead of you.
Going to Mass with young children can be challenging, to say the least. Here are 7 strategies to help you survive Mass when you’re the one taking the kids.
It’s true: Erika Marie is dreaming of a Christmas with a lot less toys. She shares some ideas for making this happen and asks you to chime in with your ideas.
Erika Marie offers quick — yet effective — tips for confident parenting in an age of conflict.
Last month, I posed a question to our Catholic Mom community, asking how you and your families serve God as
Do you ever wonder if you are doing enough to serve God? Do we really go into the whole world
This month we dedicated a special day to honor fathers. It’s the one time a year fatherhood is acknowledged and