It’s almost that time again. That’s right folks: Lent will be here in exactly one week. If you’re at all like me, and by that I mean a fairly busy mom to a decent size family, who homeschools and basically has no time to herself, you may not be prepared for it. How does one make Lent meaningful to children who are barely old enough to understand what a sacrifice is or why...
Apparently it’s big news today that the new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition has hit the shelves. My wife and I heard some talk about it on the radio and I remember thinking how disgusted the female radio host must have been to hear her male coworker talking about his experience with it. The big talk around town is about the local woman featured in this year’s edition....
A few months back, I wrote a piece on here announcing our joyful expectation of our eighth child, entitled “What to Expect…When You’re Expecting for the Eighth Time.” It was fun, a little silly, and a touch snarky. We were thrilled, and could not wait to share our joy with, well, everyone. What can I say? Happiness is something that wants to be shared.
My classes recently covered topics regarding the relationship between the body and soul, plus marriage and sexuality (you can read most of the lecture here). I made it a point to speak candidly and without much euphemism so as to be as clear as possible. Interestingly enough, the more shameless the culture gets, the more comfortable and open students are discussing sexuality and developing a...
When I was a girl, the library bookmobile used to park about a block away from my house on Saturday mornings. I would walk over with an old stack of books, return them, and spend an hour or so combing through the stacks to find a new set of reading fun. I tried very hard to pick good books, with worthwhile content, but it was often very difficult. If I had found I’m Bernadette! by Emily Grace...
I was reading Matt Walsh’s piece on the unfortunate hypocrisy of pro-traditional-marriage divorcees when my memory kicked in and I realized that I still hadn’t written about a topic I’ve been meaning to write about for some time.
Here it goes: Gay marriage and contraception are kinda the same thing.
No, really. They are. I mean, they each include details the other...