Mass in the Time of Coronavirus
Posted on July 5, 2020 Leave a Comment
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 […]
The Struggle is Real
Posted on June 18, 2020 Leave a Comment
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 […]
Happy April Birthday
Posted on April 23, 2020 Leave a Comment
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 […]
When your child’s dream dies
Posted on March 24, 2020 Leave a Comment
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.
Preparing for Lent
Posted on March 10, 2020 Leave a Comment
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 […]
Preparing for Lent
Posted on February 27, 2020 Leave a Comment
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 […]
Hey tired Moms everywhere, you can do this
Posted on February 9, 2020 Leave a Comment
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.
Getting Back to Basics
Posted on January 28, 2020 Leave a Comment
By Kim Roberts Even though I often call myself the older mom among my 14-year-old daughter’s friends’ parents, I always said to myself I have raised two other children (25 and 22 now), and I am the same person, so I must be raising her the same way.
Posted on December 17, 2019 Leave a Comment
By Kim Roberts With the Christmas holidays upon us and parents striving to make sure their children are reminded of the reason for the season, I can’t help but reflect on my family’s traditions during the holidays.
Posted on November 3, 2019 Leave a Comment
By Kim Roberts Being Catholic and of Italian descent, I have seen many home altars throughout the years. Some were gloriously appointed, and some simple and understated. I have to admit when I first got married, I hadn’t given much thought to setting one up. I had crosses all over the house along with religious […]
A Reminder from the Pope
Posted on October 13, 2019 Leave a Comment
By Kim Roberts I was reading through messages on Facebook, a guilty pleasure, and I found a recent message from Pope Francis that struck a chord with me. In this particular message, he reminds us that life goes by so fast, and we should really learn to appreciate what we have.