Dawn Cusimano Category
By Dawn Cusimano Today, as I sat down to write for the NOLA Catholic Parenting blog, I noticed that the charge on my laptop battery was at 29%. I got up and wandered around the house looking for a charging wire to solve my problem. In my pursuit, I walked right past a sweet little […]
By Dawn Cusimano I am always with my kids. You might assume that being with them so much would mean that I know them pretty well, right? Not always. Well, I’ve discovered a new way to get to know a little more of what is in their hearts – through journaling.
By Dawn Cusimano A few years ago, I picked up my son from school and, as we drove down Carrollton Avenue, he shared something he had learned from his religion teacher that day. She told the class that whenever they felt worried, afraid or overwhelmed, they could simply pray, “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus” and know that […]
By Dawn Cusimano With Thanksgiving coming up soon, I was reminded of a precious family craft that we were blessed to learn about last year and adopt called the “Gratitude Tree.” It was quick and easy to make, and only cost us pennies and some good, old-fashioned quality time. First, we found a few bare […]
By Dawn Cusimano So many teachable moments happen in the car. Whether it’s carpooling to school or sports practice, packing up the family for a scheduled vacation to the beach, or a less-fun “hurrication” trip out of town, we love to take advantage of the time together to grow closer to God and each other. Some […]
By Dawn Cusimano We have a new baby on the way, and I’ve been spending a good bit of time contemplating names for this littlest one. With thousands to choose from, I think I may need the whole nine months to narrow it down to the final two (one for a boy, one for a […]