Kim Roberts Category

In God’s Time – Dealing with loss

By Kim Roberts I still can not wrap my head around the recent death of a dear friend. Shannon never met a stranger, she was the most caring, giving, Christian woman that I have ever met. Her smile, which seemed to be always present, literally lit up any room she entered. In my 13 years […]

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Thanksgiving

By Kim Roberts Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. For the past 20 years, I have had the honor of cooking for my family and extended family in my home. I enjoy planning the menu, the prep work, getting up before dawn on Thanksgiving Day to start cooking the turkey and setting […]

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Working mom’s priorities are always her children

By Kim Roberts In his introductory remarks in the White House Rose Garden during a press conference, President Trump noted that Amy Coney Barrett, if confirmed, would be the first female Supreme Court justice with school-aged children. Wow. That really made me pause. A woman with seven children could soon be a justice in the […]

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Do Clothes Make the Mass?

By Kim Roberts Being a woman of a particular age, I recall attending Mass every Sunday with my family dressed in “church clothes.” My sister and I almost always wore dresses or skirts, my brother always wore dress trousers with tucked in button-down shirts, and we all wore dress shoes. We never questioned it; we […]

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Wedding Interrupted

By Kim Roberts I’ve been trying to wrap my head around all the havoc Covid has wrecked in everyone’s life over these many long months. The isolation, illness, panic, loss of freedoms, missed milestone events and just the joy that has been sucked out of day-to-day life.

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I only kneel for the Lord

By Kim Roberts What a tumultuous world we are living in – the coronavirus, social distancing, riots, tropical storms, so many things weighing on us and our children. It is hard for an adult to work through the tensions, much less trying to keep their children informed and calm. We have always tried to have […]

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Mass in the Time of Coronavirus

By Kim Roberts During the three-month stay at home orders, my family watched Mass every Sunday from the St. Louis Cathedral. We fell into a routine, sleep in, eat breakfast, gather in the living room, phones silenced, light a candle, display a wooden cross and share holy water we brought back from our trip to […]

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The Struggle is Real

By Kim Roberts Here we are, three months into a pandemic that has kept us in our houses and our children away from their schools. I have to admit, the struggle has been real at times. I am not a teacher, do not want to teach – especially my own child. But, since my daughter […]

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National Day of Prayer

By Kim Roberts Recently, we observed a National Day of Prayer across the country where we were encouraged to pray for those who have been impacted by COVID-19. A Louisiana politician that I follow on Facebook appealed to his constituents with a post telling them that the National Day of Prayer is “a call to […]

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Happy April Birthday

By Kim Roberts So, here we are smack in the middle of the new normal, making all the adjustments necessary to keep our families safe. Where as most days social distancing is easy enough to accomplish, it took a bit of getting used to. But, in reality, it is not really that hard to put […]

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When your child’s dream dies

By Kim Roberts Parenting is a tough and sometimes heartbreaking gig. But, what exactly do you do when you are on the sidelines watching your child’s dream die? A bit dramatic I know, but at the time that is what it looks and feels like, and you are powerless to fix it.

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