Category Archives: Catholic woman

Small Success Thursdays – Random Edition

Every Thursday at CatholicMom.com, we celebrate everyone’s  small (and not so small) successes. Come on over, add your link or add your own successes to the comments section. List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday: Be Grateful For What I Have Edition

Every Thursday at CatholicMom.com, we celebrate everyone’s  small (and not so small) successes. Come on over, add your link or add your own successes to the comments section. List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Author Erin McCole-Cupp

It is my pleasure to introduce Erin McCole-Cupp, blogger, author, work-at-home mom, lay Dominican. Erin’s new book, Don’t You Forget About Me, has just been released and is available on Amazon.com:http://amzn.to/1aara8O A Day in the Life of the Work-from-home Catholic … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday: The Due Diligence Post

Every Thursday at CatholicMom.com, we celebrate everyone’s  small (and not so small) successes. Come on over, add your link or add your own successes to the comments section. List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, … Continue reading

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Small Success Thursday: Lessons in Humility Edition

One of my favourite websites (and not just because I blog there), Catholic Mom, has  brought back Small Success Thursday. Here’s how it works: List three things you are grateful for this week: victories over minutia, victories over the big … Continue reading

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St. Monica: Parents’ Not So Little Helper

The Antiphon for the Canticle of Zechariah, Morning Prayer for August 27, Memorial of St. Monica reads: “You answered her prayer, O Lord, you did not disregard her tears which fell upon the earth wherever she prayed” As a mom, … Continue reading

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Am I Dumb Because I Have Eight Kids?

Also posted at Catholic Insight Magazine The Guardian U.K. recently published an article entitled Should we care that smart women aren’t having kids? The piece was based on the work of Satoshi Kanazawa, a London School of Economics psychologist who … Continue reading

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To Wear or Not To Wear: Church Veils and Mantillas

Posted at Catholic Insight If you do an internet search for “church veil” or “mantilla”, you’ll come across many websites dedicated to wearing a piece of lace covering on your head during Holy Mass. You’ll also find many blog posts … Continue reading

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St. Gianna and the Working Catholic Mom

Also posted at Catholic Insight, catholicinsight.com First, a clarification: All moms work, whether they stay at home or go out and earn a paycheque. For this post, I’m defining “working mom” as those of us who work outside the home. … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Prayers

I stood by helplessly and watched as a text message received by one of my older children instantly transformed a situation that showed much promise into a state of uncertainty.  My child was visibly disappointed and frustrated.  All I could … Continue reading

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