Kim Seidel shares how her daughters learned they could live without television during the season of Lent.
Kim Seidel shares a personal experience of how the gift of acceptance can keep a marriage strong and growing.
Here's how one family learned compassion from their dog and applied it to their Advent.
Kim Seidel reminds us that we can help our children grow closer to God by having them do service work – out in the community and especially at home.
Do you "hover" as a parent? Kim Seidel has a great prescription to help you overcome being overprotective.
“Shhh…!” My two at times mischievous daughters thought their mom slept as they scurried down the hallway. One of those beautiful summer nights, just after sunset yet the heat hung perfectly in the air, motivated them from
As I sat among professionals – priests, deacons, and others in parish leadership positions – I could’ve easily felt out of place. Yet while attending my diocese’s Leadership in Christ Conference, I learned I’m on the right
As the mother of a teenager, she’s described me in many unexpected ways, from “stalker mom” for checking her social media sites and cell phone, to “out of it” for believing the remakes of my favorite 80s
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew. — Saint Francis de
Even before Valentine’s Day morning, I knew what I’d receive from my husband. I’m always the first to wake. As I walk into the kitchen to turn on my coffee pot, I’ll find on the table a
“Well done, good and faithful servant: you have been faithful over a little. I will set you over much.” (Matthew 25:21) Rather than beginning the New Year with big resolutions, I plan to refocus on those little
The day after the horrific Newtown, Conn., shootings, I still felt numb with shock, along with the rest of the country. Other parents didn’t sleep well either with the candid images of distraught parents and frightened children
As a Christian Mother, it’s a tough job to swim through the confusing information flooding mainstream media today about issues that pose serious threats to family life. Although it’s over now, the presidential election cycle was particularly
In recent years, as my interest in my Catholic faith grows with each passing birthday, I have come to realize how little I know about the Church I was baptized into as a baby. It’s the proverbial,
No matter where you are on this path, new moms or grandmothers, you can find peace along this rocky road of family life through Him. I need this gentle reminder too. I need to remember that I