Trish Bolster is celebrating a birthday and thinking about how pregnancy and age have changed her inside and outside.
Trish Bolster contemplates small cars and big families, with a little bit of inspiration from Blessed Mother Teresa.
It was Tuesday night, the third night of our trip (not sure I’d call it a vacation!) to Boston to visit my family. We had a nice pizza party/small family reunion (I am the only member of
I was talking to a grandmother recently when I dropped my kids off at summer camp. She was lamenting the fact that her older granddaughter (not the preschool child that she was dropping off) was going into
My oldest, Gianna, is only 6 1/2-years-old. So, I haven’t been at this motherhood thing terribly long (although it’s very hard to remember my old life!). I recently had a “moment.” I think that parents of older
My nephew is in Afghanistan. Although I have always remembered our troops in my prayers, I have never had anyone to pray for by name before. And now, when I listen to the headlines of the Today
I was so bummed on Wednesday, March 13th (the day we got our new Holy Father). I was enjoying my “break” in the afternoon in front of my computer. Suddenly, I saw the announcement about white smoke
Most of my friends are Catholic. I do have good friends who are not Catholic, but I have found that (probably not coincidentally), as I get older, those I connect with the most are the ones who
We don’t often go out when it’s dark outside…especially in the winter. I appreciate that all my children are safely tucked in their beds at 8 p.m. every night. I know this will not be the case
This morning I did something crazy. It wasn’t illegal or insane, but it was still crazy! I crawled out of my warm, toasty bed at 5:00 a.m. and woke up (!) my sleeping baby to nurse her
I am bummed about a quote that I came across today. I usually find that quotes by saints inspire me, encourage me, and energize me…not today, however. I have always loved quotes. As I was packing up
Trish Bolster reflects upon a Feast of the Holy Family memory and the blessing of her own "Holy Family".
I recently read in a leading parent’s magazine that this is NOT a good question to ask your children. I can’t remember all the reasons why (I think it may unintentionally harm self-esteem or the likes). What
I had a lot to do this morning, and I was not in the mood for company. But, I had invited a mom that I never met before over to my house. My mom’s club (which is
It was Columbus Day, and all my kids were off from school. My husband, however, not only worked a normal work day, but he also had to teach a night class. He is the Director of Adult