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By Kim Roberts So, my first-born, eldest daughter became engaged on Good Friday. While she has been out of college for three years and working and supporting herself as a graphic designer for some time now, I can’t help but think of her as my little girl.
By Kim Roberts The month of May is synonymous with graduations – from high school and college. I can’t help but reflect on the graduations of my two older children from high school and college and the emotions that went along with those milestones.
By Kim Roberts Addiction. Just saying the word brings me to my knees. How can a family survive addiction, of any kind, at any age? When a family member is suffering from an addiction, it affects everyone in the family, not just the addict.
By Kim Roberts Our society is constantly being bombarded by news both on the television and through social media. We have more information about what is going on in our country than ever before. We can see first-hand the battle for morality and ethics in our society is being played out right before our eyes.
By Kim Roberts My husband and I have raised all of our children in the Catholic faith since birth. They were baptized, received their first Communion and were confirmed in the church. They attended catholic schools, were members of the CYO, served as altar servers and eucharistic ministers and truly lived their faith every day.
By Kim Roberts A few years back, our parish church was a stop for the relics of St. Padre Pio. I found out about it, by chance, but – with our family’s hectic schedule – I didn’t think for one minute I would be able to make it for the viewing.
By Kim Roberts Most parents that choose to educate their children in Catholic school quickly realize that it comes with a price tag – especially if you have more than one child. We knew we wanted our children to receive a Catholic education from the minute they were born, and, back in the 1990’s, the […]
By Kim Roberts Our family recently discovered that we have a saint in the family. On my mother’s side, my great, great aunt Anna Francesca Boscardin was canonized as St. Maria Bertilla Boscardin in 1961 and is the patron saint of rejection. What I have learned from my aunt’s life is relevant today.
By Kim Roberts Being parents to three children, my husband and I have tried to protect them from those that would harm them. We talked to them about not taking to strangers, the importance of the buddy system, trusting their instincts, good and bad touch and practicing the golden rule.