Divine Mercy, Faith, Jesus Christ, Just for Kids, Prayer, Resources, Uncategorized

My New Divine Mercy Advent Series for Toddlers!

*This is a Divine Mercy themed Advent series created especially for toddlers.  If you’re eager to share the joy of this season with your littlest ones, keep on reading!  

A Note to Parents

Welcome!  This Watching the Horizon series is designed to help you talk to your littlest ones about this important and exciting season of Advent.  It is designed to help you instill within their little hearts a sense of wonder and reverence.  As you know, toddlers like to wiggle and play, so you can use this series as a tool to start a conversation with them.  It’s okay if you don’t get through each reflection.  I’m posting the first prompt ahead of Advent so you can have time to decide if and how you’d like to incorporate this into your days.
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Books, Faith, Just for Kids

3 Little Books for Little Ones… and 1 for Grandparents!

This morning I am going to share a few lovely books I enjoyed reading to our children, and one that will make you think a little about ways you can cultivate healthy relationships with your extended family – just in time for the holidays!  Here they are: Continue reading “3 Little Books for Little Ones… and 1 for Grandparents!”

Faith, Perseverence, Prayer

Building Up Our Church – St. Joseph College Seminary (Your Help Needed!)

Dear Friends,

I am so excited to share that the building project for the new St. Joseph College Seminary broke ground on September 15, 2018, the Feast Day of Our Lady of Sorrows.  (Perhaps only in Catholicism do we ever put the words “feast” and “sorrows” together, but that is for a different post!)  This morning, I want to direct your attention to Charlotte, NC for a moment.

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Books, Mary, Prayer, Resources, Rosary

A Spiritual Toolkit to Prepare You for Anything

I recently had an opportunity to review these three titles from TAN Books.  After reading them, I realized that they go together quite nicely.  I’m calling this “a toolkit that will prepare you for anything.”  Mundane Monday?  Encroaching army?  Mary and Jesus have got your back… Continue reading “A Spiritual Toolkit to Prepare You for Anything”

Divine Mercy, Faith, Jesus Christ, Sacraments, Simplicity

Mud Baths Before Easter

Before there was a garden on our property this year, there was just a big patch of soil.  Rather than till and water and prepare the soil by ourselves (okay I was like 8 months pregnant – let’s not lie – my husband was doing most of the gardening at this point), we enlisted the help of our three small children.
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