Strong But Not Superhuman

The Swells and Crests of Life We had a period of time this fall into early winter where things were relatively calm. I remember thinking to myself during that time,┬áRemember to appreciate this. Be thankful for this. Because I've been around at least long enough to know that life comes in seasons, in swells and … Continue reading Strong But Not Superhuman

When Grown Ups Get Embarrassed (A Lesson in Parenting)

It's been a while since I've been straight up embarrassed in public. Though I lean introvert, I can typically handle social situations in an appropriate manner. This week, I was reminded how awful it feels to be embarrassed in front of others. We were at the pool for Lissie's swim lessons. I was sitting on … Continue reading When Grown Ups Get Embarrassed (A Lesson in Parenting)

On Taking Risks and Doing Scary Things

It's been a bit quiet over here at This Catholic Family for the past week. And there's good reason for it. I've been working on something... a project on the side for some time now. And I recently reached a point where I was nearer the first finish line (more on that in a moment) … Continue reading On Taking Risks and Doing Scary Things