By Kristen Bourgeois
Friendships are important. Yet, I seem to forget that in the midst of a crazy life.
Trying to connect with people on a good day, let alone a bad one, is difficult for a shy introvert like me. When I’m not in a “good place” in life, I tend to isolate myself; afraid to reach out. I lock up my suffering and stuff it down, which inevitably only makes things worse. Read More
By Stacy LaMorte
We have a responsibility as Catholic parents, now that Masses around the city have been cancelled to continue to profess the word of God to our children. They are not getting this reinforcement at school in daily prayer and Religion/Catechism classes so we, being their parents, need to step up and make sure this is being done at home. We must feed our faith and the faith of our children by professing and hearing the God’s Word as much as, if not more than, the words that we hear from the media. Read More
By Ana Borden
Our youngest surprises me with the most tender gestures on a daily basis. He puts the needs of everyone else around him first in the most genuine and unexpected moments, especially when he pauses, looks at me and says, “I love you, MaMa.”
Each and every time, as my soul softens with tenderness, I marvel at his timing – a gift from God – as often times it is preceded, unbeknownst to him, by moments of frustration, confusion or uncertainty I have experienced during the day. Read More
By Stacy Lamorte
I feel safe in saying that all of us have had a time when our child felt left out, isolated or ostracized from their friends. It is not easy to watch.
We knew the best advice we could give our child was to look for someone else at school who may be in the same situation you are in. Look for someone who needs a good friend just as much as you do. Read More