Pray to Forgive {Gospel of Happiness}


**Give-away**, Book Review, Books, faith, Prayer

My favorite section in Dr. Christopher Kaczor’s new book, The Gospel of Happiness: Rediscover Your Faith Through Spiritual Practice and Positive Psychology, is the chapter on The Way of Prayer. (Giveaway ends today at Midnight!) I’ve been thinking a lot about Prayer, especially within the last year or so as I’ve been making more of an effort to really […]

September 14, 2015

Happy Thoughts and Old Chewing Gum


Happy Thoughts

Yesterday, my three-year old son (not my 4 year-old like I accidentally said in the CM Hangout), he came to me and put something in my hand. I looked it at quizzically and figured out it was a wad of very, very old chewed-up gum. Yum. I asked him what it was and he said in […]

September 13, 2015

CM Hangout Episode One “Back to School”


CatholicMom.com, CM Hangout, Hang Outs, School

We did it! We successfully recorded the first Hangout with CatholicMom.com today! Lisa Hendey, Sarah Damm, and I shared a little about ourselves and then we chatted about some of our Back-to-School routines, especially tips that make things go smoother and even incorporate prayer into the mornings. I think it went well and hope others […]

September 8, 2015

The Gospel of Happiness {Book Review & GIVEAWAY!}


**Give-away**, Book Review, Books, faith

For the next Simplemama Book Review Hangout and Podcast, Thanks to Image Catholic Books, I had the honor of reading Dr. Christopher Kaczor’s newest book – The Gospel of Happiness: Rediscover Your Faith Through Spiritual Practice and Positive Psychology   The Gospel of Happiness is a fascinating and exciting concept that combines the psychology of happiness with the […]

September 8, 2015

The Gospel of Happiness Book Giveaway Winner!


**Give-away**, Book Review, Books, Marriage

Thanks to those who entered the The Choice of the Family Giveaway! I won’t leave you waiting…   Shyrelle Weber!! Congratulations Shyrelle! I know you’ll enjoy this. The Choice of the Family: A Call to Wholeness, Abundant Life, and Enduring Happiness is a profound reflection on the dignity and essence of marriage, sexuality, family, God, and love. It […]

September 7, 2015