Kirk Whitney shares how "Joseph's Way" by Devin Schadt has enhanced his commitment to the vocation of fatherhood.
When family difficulties arise, Elena Victoire remembers her beloved Grandmother's legacy and choose another path.
I have long been a lover of technology and gadgets. From my first transistor radio in the sixties, to my first CD player (the first CD player ever made) in the eighties, to my first iPod around
I have been hooked on Downton Abby for the last couple of years. If you have not seen it, the series follows an aristocratic family and the servants of their manor as they weather the social upheaval
It does not get any better than this – seven days of tag-teaming our very active four-year old grandson, Alex. Tag teaming because both my husband and I are in our mid-50′s. Tag teaming because this boy
As I lay on my bed with four-year-old Madelyn, we gazed lovingly into each other’s face. I looked deep into her eyes with a love that only a grandmother can understand. I was overcome with awe and the
One morning a few weeks ago, I opened the dishwasher and thought, “Why can’t anyone learn how to load the G@# d#@n dishwasher!” Actually, I did not think that, I was reflecting on one of my father’s
Since retiring almost a year ago, I have cautiously added one commitment after another to my daily routine. My first priority has been to assist in caring for
When Allison was a toddler, we used to hold her up to the wall where all our family photos were displayed and play “Who’s that?” You have probably played this with your own kids. “Who’s that?” we
He took a little child and had him stand among them. Taking him in his arms, he said to them, “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me does
Age should not be a determining factor when considering children. I know that statement is controversial. Believe me, I know, I know, I know. After all, a 44-year-old pregnant woman gets an earful. When I was pregnant
I was recently contacted by Kathie Schlaerth, a Catholic mom and grandmother, and a physician and researcher who is writing on the role of aging and grandparents. Kathie shared the following, and would love your insights and
“Verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.”–Matt. 18:3 Lately, this particular piece of Scripture has been working its way through my
This summer, my children had an extended stay with Grandma and Grandpa, while John and I attended the National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministers Convention. Four children, ages 10 – 2 could have felt lonely or insecure
“Hey kids, do you know what happened here,” my dad yelled to surly children slouched in the backseat of his car. As we drove through some scenic area of the country, he desperately attempted to impart some