I kicked & screamed my way to Mom’s Nig...

May 14, 2014 by

Me: “Why would I want to pay money to watch the most stressful excerpts of my life on a massive movie screen?” Him: “Because your friends are going.”   I’ll be honest – I didn’t want to see it. I wanted social time, a night away from the house with...

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The Questions Every Mother Answers

May 11, 2014 by

My May article for the Diocese of Shreveport’s Catholic Connection (complete with a Pin-teresting graphic if you read on!) – This job? It’s glorious, humbling, and so so important. Last month I was blessed to see Dr. Meg Meeker speak in Dallas at a conference on money, marriage...

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5 Things to Learn before the Big Day

May 2, 2014 by

My cousin is headed down the aisle TOMORROW. With wedding season in full bloom and all the buzz about the new Mr. & Mrs., I’ve stopped fighting sentimentality and fully submitted to my own nuptial nostalgia. Looking back is mostly sweet, but in retrospect, there are a few things I wish I...

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When Praying Together is Awkward

Apr 4, 2014 by

It might be awkward and you might not know how to do it; but the importance of prayer with your husband can’t be overestimated. For advice and help, read “‘The Couple Who Prays Together’ …Easier Said Than Done”. The Lord who multiplied the loaves and fish with...

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Knowing My Enemy & Equipping for Battle

Mar 18, 2014 by

The Christian life is a battle and I’m lately learning the importance of knowing one’s enemy. I’ve felt a under attack over the past several months. It feels that every corner I turn, Satan lurks waiting to hiss doubt and selfishness into my ear. Coming most often in the forms of...

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