I was never a baby person and wasn’t around kids enough to be comfortable with them.  So when my husband and I decided to have a child, I was nervous about my lack of knowledge. I had no idea...
I am in my second trimester of pregnancy with my second child and somebody sent me a link to a breast pump that was on sale. I kindly responded to her saying that I am not planning on breastfeeding...
I remember vividly cuddling my sweet bundle of joy in the first months of her life. I loved dressing her in frills + bows, where she smiled and gurgled her willingness to comply. A full tummy, clean diaper, and...
To my son, Something caught my attention the other day. I suddenly realized that you are not a baby anymore. You are a toddler, and you are becoming a little boy right before my eyes. It excites me to see you...
Sensory play is a vital tool for all children. You may have heard other parents, teachers, therapists, and doctors comment on the use of sensory play for certain children. However, I feel it's important to understand how helpful it...
School picture day is rapidly approaching! Or as I like to think of it, the day my mom reminds me of Kari from The Incredibles movie. You know, the part where she answers the front door after babysitting Jack-Jack,...
My entire life I have been borderline obsessive about being in control. I have always felt like I have needed to do things my way in order for things to be done correctly. It's my strong type-A personality. The to-do...
Dear freshman daughter, I have been trying to figure out some wisdom I can impart to you as you embark on your high school experience. The more I think about it, the more I realize that you don’t need to...
One of the cool things about living in 2019 is the vast array of options we have when educating our children.  Homeschooling, parochial schooling, un-schooling, non-religious private schooling....you get the point.  We have fantastic options, people. We chose public schooling for...
With the start of school comes a list of things you need to remember and plan for—paperwork, transportation, extracurricular activities, classroom parties, volunteering, and in some instances, supplying class snacks. Many schools have strict rules for what can be...
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Corridor Mom Spotlight: Kate Getty {Metro Catholic Outreach}

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As summer approaches, many are dreaming about the idea of getting back to "normal." However, for Kate Getty at Metro Catholic Outreach, she understands...