Glitter Glue Pens & Prayer Time

What began as a glittery and goopy pile of glitter glue pens, turned into one of the most eye-opening pieces of art I've ever seen. My oldest son started pouring this mess of glitter pens onto his paper. Squeezing and squeezing these tubes of glittery glue until he couldn't squeeze anymore, he was forcing all…

At the Intersection of Faith and Career

As a Dental Hygienist, I have a certain amount of ease in the art of conversation. Conversation often comes easy to me. However, I am no stranger to the tougher nuts to crack - those patients that no one can find a common ground with or a conversation starter. Despite many attempts at conversation sparks,…

The Unexpected Blessings of Quarantine

I've been meaning to document our time in quarantine but the last few months, as one can expect, have been a whirlwind. As everyone is familiar with now, the COVID-19 pandemic forced our family, and many others, into quarantine for a couple of months. In the middle of March, my services as a Dental Hygienist…

Reluctant Prayer Hands

Every night before dinner, our family says the Grace Before Meals prayer. Our two boys have caught on pretty quickly. Our three-year-old, Vincent, also says a prayer at his pre-school before eating so he's gotten used to the whole "we pray before we eat" thing. Our youngest, Rey, is about 18 months old right now…

Catholic Home Planner [Review & Spotlight]

I plan just about everything in my life. My work schedule, my husband’s honey-do list, my boy’s activities and play dates, my blogging, my finances and bills, my free time, my reading time, everything!   I’d recently been in the market for a new planner and this time I was looking for a Catholic planner.…