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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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Preparing for Lent

By Kim Roberts With the conclusion of Mardi Gras and all its fun, festivities and family activities, it is time for penance and Lent. I have been a mother for 26 years and, reflecting back, I am not sure that I have set an enthusiastic example for my children for Lent as I did for […]

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Preparing for Lent

By Kim Roberts With the conclusion of Mardi Gras, and all its fun and festivities and family activities, it is time for penance and Lent. I have been a mother for 26 years and, reflecting back, I am not sure that I have set an enthusiastic example for my children for Lent as I did […]

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Hey tired Moms everywhere, you can do this

By Kim Roberts Being a mom is one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, but it is also one of the most challenging as well.

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