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The Gift of Motherhood

In the beginning, when new life is forming inside even unbeknownst to you, you too are being formed. And the moment you are made aware of that new little life you are forever changed. From nothing this little someone has Read more…


3 Catholic Mom Go-To’s That Inspire Me to Rise

I have found life as mom to be somewhat of a rollercoaster ride. Some days are isolating, frustrating, and disheartening. Some days are so full of joy I can hardly contain myself. For each of these moments I have my Read more…


A New Way in Motherhood

Humble yourself. Accept whatever comes your way and be at peace. Meet your duties with joy and thanksgiving. God is with you. I woke up for the third time that night to feed my baby. Exhaustion flooded my body and Read more…


They Love Me Through

All my perfectly laid plans and routines had finally fallen into place. I was thriving in the zone of productivity and pursuit, my heart ready and energized to be and do more. It was wonderful, perfect even. I had time Read more…


Following Her Footsteps

It’s a funny thing, the way He plants tiny seeds. Every where I turn I hear and see the same message. A sign of becoming more, a sign of taking that next step towards His will. I can’t ignore His Read more…


A Time for Falling and a Time for Saving

After 12 hours of driving we found ourselves in a cute Floridian condo that wasn’t prepared for Cooper’s adventurous spirit. We let him loose to explore the new place and quickly learned of all the dangers. I followed in his Read more…


4 Books To Help Change Your Approach To Motherhood

Parenting has made me an obsessive reader. These books have helped me tremendously in the early days of motherhood and changed my approach to certain difficulties. I’m thankful for their insight and guidance as I’ve tried to navigate these sometimes Read more…


Re’cooper’ating

Jesus often wandered away from the people to be alone in prayer. He too needed time alone to gather strength for the miracles he was performing. He too needed to recoup from the never-ending demands of his people. I see Read more…


A Fine Line Between Fear And Love

Love, love, and once again, love of God – there is nothing greater in heaven or on earth. The greatest greatness is to love God. 990 St. Faustina   Happy the soul that knows how to love unreservedly, for in Read more…


Lessons From Grandma

A woman of quiet strength, determination, and grace. A woman of character, heart, and love. A woman that I can truly admire in every way. That’s how I would describe my grandma. After years of family vacations and get-togethers, I’m Read more…