How to Win at Parenting

This post may be our most anticipated Friendsday Wednesday to date. Friendsday Wednesday may or may not have been invented just for this particular friend to post. Lauren Romero is literally the coolest, and I want to be her when I grow up. You'll have a Ph.D. in Parenting after spending any time with this fabulous mom of 5 (Spoiler alert: the 5th is my godson and possibly the cutest child in all of history--don't tell my other nieces and nephews.) Enjoy! Aunt Katie Image: Ju

Love in the Heart of the Church

Friendsday Wednesday: Thérèse Edition is a special one indeed. I am so pleased to introduce to you a woman that has taught me a great deal a

Crying in Church

Engaging our emotions vs. Just going through the motions

Through a Mother's Eyes

Aunt Katie shares a devotional practice that revolutionized her relationship with Jesus and Mary.

Making Ordinary Time EXTRAordinary

Us before Lent. Image: brookhavenhospital.com We’re 10 days out from LENT… the ultimate chocolate-avoiding, facebook-deleting, extra-mass-attending gauntlet of Catholic spirituality. These final 10 days of ordinary time are invaluable when it comes to getting the most fruit out of our Lenten journey. Admittedly, a lot of us use this lingering Ordinary time to binge on bingeing before the big fast begins. If we’re honest we often approach Lent like a diet… I’ll start on Monday