My entire childhood, I begged my parents to take my sister and I to a Disney amusement park. I was convinced that Snow White, Belle, and all of my favorite Disney princesses would be there! Even so, my parents refused to budge. I remember my mom insisting that she wasn’t spending her precious vacation time waiting in long lines and listening to other people’s screaming children. I...
For those of us who have a little bit of trouble pulling ourselves out of bed in the morning… and staying awake once we’ve achieved that momentous step, it can be hard to choose something healthy in the morning. All you want is to feel yourself and have enough energy to conquer the day. There’s nothing better than that feeling of effervescence, like anything is possible!
In this day and age, I think it’s pretty easy to let people know you’re religious. If you post Jesus-y things on your Facebook, retweet Pope Francis, or listen to Matt Maher, people probably get the idea that you have certain feelings about certain issues. I make it pretty obvious that I believe in the Catholic faith and that I also maintain most all of the opinions of our glorious...
I define hipster as members of a subculture that shops at Urban Outfitters, prides themselves on being different (ironically, since they’re all pretty similar) and takes great pride in knowing what’s hip and the next big thing before the rest of the world does. Did you hear about the hipster who burnt his tongue? Yeah, he ate the pizza before it was cool.
Lately, I’ve been...
When my What to Expect app talks about pregnancy anxiety, they are referring to the anxiety that some women feel about becoming mothers and suddenly becoming responsible for a new life. Now, becoming a mother is a huge responsibility, but I’ve never felt anxiety about it. Loving your spouse so much that God uses you to create new life seems completely natural and right to me. I, on the...