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BINGO!

At CatholicMom.com, I’m talking about a technological update to the old Auto Bingo games we used to get at Cracker Barrel. When my girls were little, we found these cool Road Trip Bingo cards at Cracker Barrel. We stocked up and wound up with half a dozen of these cards to keep everyone amused while…

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Lawn Chair Catechism: Initiate Catholic Life

Welcome to this week’s Lawn Chair Catechism discussion! For an explanation of the project, hosted by CatholicMom.com, as well as links to the book and discussion guide, go to my page for Lawn Chair Catechism 2.0. For links to other bloggers’ thoughts on this week’s readings, head here. This week, we read about the Sacraments…

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How Far I’ve Come

There’s this hill on the trail where I ran today. It’s pretty big, and when I was early in my Cough to 5K training, I had to run up it near the end of a 2:00 run. I was going up the gentler side of it, and I had a walking interval just after that…

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How to Annoy Your Teen in One Easy Site

Nathan found a hilarious website last night, and I can’t wait to show our 15 year-old. As much as she loves puns, she still acts all annoyed when she hears them, often just responding with, “NO.” I give to you… …NiceOneDad.com! Enjoy! (And don’t try to drink anything when you click over!)

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For My Daughters (and Yours)

One of the hardest things to do is raise children. There are terrible traps laid in our culture for both boys and girls — I won’t try to say things are worse for one over the other. But as the mother of two beautiful teenaged daughters, I worry a lot about how they think the…

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