A Good Friend {Five Minute Friday}

Five Minute Friday, Random

Today’s Five Minute Friday Word Prompt is: Friend.   The Five Minute Part: Today was a busy day so I jotted down thoughts that came to me about “Friend” in my notepad  in half-minute spurts throughout the day. By the time I sat down to type it all out it had grown into a huge list and […]

April 25, 2014

You Know There’s a Toddler in the House When…

babies, motherhood, parenting, Random

Ever since the “baby” started walking and toddling around, I’ve been snapping pictures of all the strange items I find around the house that are living proof that a toddler indeed lurks around these parts. After several months, I finally collected the good ones and share them here with you for entertainment on this cold […]

March 3, 2014

CHOOSE to Respond with Love {Five-Minute Friday}


Five-Minute Friday word: CHOOSE [Go:] So much of life, what happens to us, what we allow to happen, is about what we choose.  Even when things happen that we have absolutely no control over, we still have to choose how we react to it.  Someone somewhere said something like,  It’s not so much about what happens to us, but how we choose to react and respond to […]

February 28, 2014

Less Me, More YOU {New Resolutions}


From my latest CatholicMom.com article on Advent and New Year’s resolutions: “Since we’ve started a new liturgical year and New Year’s is just around the corner again, this is a good time to think about how we can “start fresh” and live our lives more deeply for Christ. The word “resolution” comes from the Latin […]

December 18, 2013

Our Christmas Picture Book Treasury {& Link-Up!}

Book Review, Books, Random

My friend, Sarah, recently asked for some Christmas book ideas for her sweet almost-two-year old daughter. My friend, Monica, has a great list over at her place, as does Haley at Carrots for Michaelmass and I’m sure many others. I’ve wanted to compile a list of ours for my own records so this gave me a […]

December 13, 2013