Natural Family Planning and Your Health

When people think of the words ‘Natural Family Planning’ they may think of the Rhythm Method.  But, if you can imagine how much modern medicine has changed in the last 50 years, then imagine what we now know about a woman’s cycle and when she is fertile or infertile.  Natural...

September 14, 2018 by Amy Karney

Parenting Advice from Fulton J. Sheen

There are no juvenile delinquents; there are only delinquent parents. The Fourth Commandment, “Honor thy father and thy mother,” is hardly ever quoted today as...

September 7, 2018 by FamiliesFullyAlive

True Beauty

What is true beauty? I had a very interesting experience at a retreat I went to one year.  I went to confession and confessed that I...

August 31, 2018 by Amy Karney

Recipes and DIY’s

DIY At Home Cooking Camp for Children

SUMMER!!! CAMPS!!! Aaaaaaah! I was looking at a local children's magazine in hopes to sign my children up for swim lessons...

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Cheryl Hernández

Cheryl Hernandez and her husband of 30 years, Kevin, live in Florida. They have nine children, including a daughter who is a Servant Sister. They are lay members of the Home of the Mother.

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Children & Chores, Part 1: Laying the Foundation

 

1. Why should my children do chores?

Let me count the ways! More importantly than just helping around the house, chores teach responsibility, stewardship, diligence, obedience, order, and self-discipline. These virtues will also carry over into their schoolwork, music lessons, athletics, or any other endeavor they take on. Family life provides the perfect opportunity to instill these virtues by teaching our children to work.

This Lent... Bring Back Family Prayer

In the Garden of Gethsemane on Holy Thursday, Our Lord asked his Apostles to stay awake and pray with Him. He wanted them to be near Him - to go through His Agony along with Him. Instead, they fell asleep - all, that is, except Judas. 

The Heroic Minute… and how it can change your life

The first time I ever went on a silent retreat, I shared a room with another woman, whom I had never met.

As soon as the alarm went off the first morning, groaning and reaching for the snooze button, I looked over across the room at my roommate. Groggy as I was, what I saw had quite an impression on me. Immediately when the alarm went off, she rose from her bed, knelt, kissed the floor, and said a prayer. Then she set about quietly getting ready. She did the same the next morning.

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