Archive for January 2017

Social media has left my heart broken

Social media has left my heart broken
Since the seemingly never ending presidential campaign and when the election was finally over, I have watched people debate and argue on Facebook. Social Media (actually the people in it) has left my heart broken. The worst part is, not only have I lost respect for those I don’t know, but more importantly, I have... Read more »

Need a pick me up? Try #CatholicChic

Anticipation of things to come!
The holidays are over and we’ve settled into a dreary January – at least here in the midwest.  Need a pick me up (or as my daughter and I call it “a tiramisu”)? You may be able to get out of the winter blues by gifting yourself (or someone else) a little something from #CatholicChic (Hashtag... Read more »

The 16 books I read in 2016

After watching the second episode of her A&E series, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, I downloaded her book and began reading in tears.  This is a fascinating and painful read as Leah discovers what happens behind the scenes of her church of 35 years and that everything she's ever believed was a lie.
I love to read whether it’s fiction, history, religion or memoir and since I quit my job, I have the time to indulge in one of my favorite activities. Reading spiritual books like The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion and Letita Suk’s Getaway with God is always something I look forward to and plan on as part... Read more »

The day I unintentionally did the smartphone detox

The day I unintentionally did the smartphone detox
The other day I ran out of the house to catch the bus with my oldest son when I realized I left my phone at home.  The bus was coming!  What should I do?  I was so tempted to turn around, go home and get the phone.  They’ll be another bus, right?  The feeling I... Read more »