One Advent, completely by accident, Christmas carols became part of the bedtime routine. And we were glad.
We do not keep elves on any of our shelves to send behavior reports to the North Pole. Christ came for us while we were yet on the naughty list.
I want to give my children gifts, but I don’t want them to confuse the fun of getting stuff with real joy.
When we make family formation a fraught exercise, we work against our own desires.
I must have forgotten to share my peace and joy-filled plan with the kids.
The best kinds of gifts are those that foster faith.
Do you have a dream you’re working on? Miriam reflects on her life’s dream, and what it feels like to achieve a goal with the help of faith and family.
Meet the Saints has served as a springboard for my son and me to talk about God, our faith and our relationships with other people in new ways.
You can introduce her to this friendship by helping your child to pray.
Mom cooked a huge Thanksgiving meal each year – and I never got why. Until, that is, we had to celebrate Thanksgiving without her.