Holly Rutchik is a Catholic mother and writer living in WI where she and her husband, Joseph parent 3 daughters. Holly has contributed to several anthologies including the Cup of Comfort series and has written for diocesan newspapers and several magazines including Family Foundations magazine. She holds her masters degree in religious studies and blogs about Catholic motherhood, faith and culture at fallingupwardholly.blogspot.com.
It started innocently enough, but it’s now become a tradition: Black Friday shopping. Find out how one mom uses this to her advantage and has even teamed up with her husband to accomplish it.
This week I’ve been thinking a lot about a woman I met one stormy night this winter. This winter my husband spent some time in the hospital. Our family struggles
It wasn’t the birth experience I was hoping for. In fact, it was downright disappointing. I blame the hospital tour where I saw a re-designed postpartum unit, complete with its
It was amid the chaos of the bedtime routine here last week that I heard the words every mother of
Anyone with young ones at home knows it can, at times, be like living with instant play-back. Got a nugget
Remember the good old days? You know, back when the stress of dating was due to wondering if a boy
I live, write and mother from “God’s County.” There’s even signage on our back road one-lane highways to prove it.
With the start of another year, many are reflecting on personal and familial habits that may need to be re-examined.
We’re a “Santa” family. I understand the reasons behind some families choice to keep Santa out of their Christmas celebrations,
There’s a shelf that sits just below my heart. It’s a resting place for desires big and small. Things this