Sarah McDonald Category

Making Time for Us

By Sarah McDonald My husband and I both have full-time jobs to add into the mix of our marriage and parenting our five children. So, when you add up the amount of time we are at work while the kids are at school, extra-curricular activities, volunteering

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My Daily Prayer

By Sarah McDonald “Oh Lord, I do not know what will happen to me today, but what I do know is that nothing will happen today that you and we together cannot handle. This thought is enough to help me to face the day in peace. I adore you in your wisdom and your love […]

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Christmas Morning Memories

By Sarah McDonald One of my favorite things about Christmas now is to experience it through my children’s eyes. I know it is cliché, but watching their wonder and joy and excitement fills me with joy and a sense of magic. As a child, I loved Christmas, but remember as I got older it lost […]

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My Advent Journey with Mary

By Sarah McDonald Soon after welcoming our first child, I became more deeply connected to Mary, Mother of God, in my own prayer life. So much so, that in my daily prayers, I include, “Mary, Mother of God, pray for us,” in my own personal litany. When I was pregnant for my second child, that […]

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Joy in the Chaos

By Sarah McDonald This weekend was one of those weekends. Between having to take shifts at the soccer fields all day Saturday, the kids seemingly doing everything in their power to annoy one another (and us), and my husband and I both fighting off those colds that hit you when you are just tired and […]

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“I Went to Mass”

By Sarah McDonald This month, my family was gifted a new book, and we love books! This one is special because as a Catholic mom, I am always looking for resources to make going to Mass as a family a little easier.  Bringing all five children to Mass each Sunday is an aerobic activity, which […]

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The Rosary, the Family and the Month of October

By Sarah McDonald As a child, no matter what was going on in our house, at 8:30 my parents turned on EWTN for us to recite the rosary as a family in our living room. I can still see and hear that version of the rosary where people from around the world were represented in […]

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