Advent and Christmas were intended as a time of expectant joy but instead of preparing and expecting the joy of Christ, we spend most of our Advent and Christmas trying to do everything that everyone expects from us or what we expect from ourselves.
Author Erika Marie
This week we’re discussing Chapter 10: We Need Each Other from Momnipotent: The Not-So-Perfect Woman’s Guide to Catholic Motherhood. Our friends and family are our needle and thread, pulling us through and smoothing out the snags along the path of Motherhood. Jump in and join the conversation!
Getting kids ready for school and out the door can be stressful for many families. Here are 5 tips for a stress-free school day morning.
Erika Marie extolls the virtues of the awesome book Catholic Family Fun and gives you a chance to win a copy for your family.
Erika Marie has a book that you’ll want to read and share with every mom you know.
In the same way that we made Lenten resolutions, it’s just as important – if not more – to let those sacrifices mean something and set New Easter Resolutions and we celebrate how God “makes all things new” in our lives.
You see, evangelization is not the same as proselytization – “inducing someone to convert to one’s faith”. When we try and force others to listen to and agree with our point of view or beliefs that isn’t authentic evangelization, it becomes more about proving our own points and being right rather than simply sharing the love and peace of Christ with others.
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.