Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur, editor of "Today's Catholic Homeschooling", is the mother of two biological sons and one adopted daughter. She is in her fourteenth year of homeschooling. She has a B.A. in History and Fine Art and a Master's Degree in Applied Theology. She is the author of "The Crash Course Guide to Catholic Homeschooling" and "The Power of Forgiveness". She blogs at spiritualwomanthoughts.blogspot.com
"Ms. Stephenson’s new book, Mama Prays, is rich with the deep ponderings of her heart that arise from daily encounters with Christ at home, particularly with her children. It can be so easy to feel alone and unseen in these years with young children, yet the devotions in this book bring to life the invitations to grow in holiness in all the minute (and often messy) moments of our days. I highly recommend this new devotional and hope it will bless your life as it has mine!"
Lindsey Mitzel reviews Catholic Mom contributor Samantha Stephenson's new 30-day devotional for busy Catholic moms.
"I think by letting go of this idea that we are going to have all of the pistons firing with everything working equally well, we can save ourselves some stress and in the end, actually feel more accomplished. Once I realized that I was not going to get all the things done all the time, I was able to relax and be more effective in the things that I was able to accomplish."
There are only so many hours in a week to get the homemaking, the homeschooling, and all the other things (including a job) done. Let's talk about the myth of balance and the single mindset shift you can make that might just save your sanity as you do all the things.
"Readers both young and old will enjoy the beautifully illustrated depictions of little Henry as he embarks on the climb of his life. Though geared toward ages seven and higher, I have confidence The Little Way will appeal to readers of all ages. Actually, as a mom of adult children, I staved off the impulse to call them up and read Henry’s story. This extraordinary account left me wanting to journey with Henry to more of God’s Heavenly places."
Kimberly Novak reviews 'The Little Way,' Judith Bouilloc's incredible tale bringing to life the love of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus.
Language arts can be a lot of fun as a homeschooler, because there are so many great books to read. However, it can also be difficult to teach the nitty grit details of English grammar (gerunds, anyone?) and if your child doesn’t like writing, then anything from comprehension questions to essays c...
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