7 Quick Takes about tax season chaos, an office makeover, and a litany for overwhelmed parents

— 1 — Happy Easter! It is Easter, right? Over here it very much feels like I’m still in the depths of Lent, because it’s tax season and Joe is working about 35 hours per day as a CPA ....more

When God gave my daughter a cathedral full of light

My mom and I took my daughters to San Antonio this past weekend. My recent New York trip...more

Here it is! The song we created from YOUR responses about crazy days at church!

I was blown away by all the responses to my...more

Describe your worst experience taking kids to Mass (in ten words or fewer)

I’m having musician Marie Miller on my radio show again tomorrow, and we’re looking for lyrics for a little song we’re putting together. That’s where you come in! Tell me about your craziest day taking kids to church in ten words or fewer, and Marie and I will turn them into a little song for your amusement ....more

Why I’m a Left Shark who plans to fake a haunting

We did it! I survived the week of two-hour daily radio shows on SiriusXM last week (with much help from my fabulous producer and the Catholic Channel team), and I only had to pull a sleeping bag over my head to muffle bizarre kid-related background noises once. It was definitely an intense week, but it was more fun than I thought it would be ....more

A week of daily radio shows — here we go!

Exciting news! SiriusXM and I decided that it would be fun to...more

7 Quick Takes about my surprise 2015 patron saint, mourning a great loss, and your new favorite drink recipe

— 1 — It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to check in here on the blog, which means it’s past time for a 7 Quick Takes post! — 2 — As you may already know if you follow me on Facebook...more

New tickets! Audrey! SiriusXM! — I’ll try not to pass out from excitement as I type this update about the 2015 Edel Gathering

When I walked into the ballroom on Saturday afternoon at last year’s Edel Gathering, I was surprised to see a woman sitting in the back row, dabbing tears out of her eyes with a crumpled Kleenex. Soon, almost all the women in attendance would be weeping openly in response to Marion Fernandez-Cueto’s heartfelt talk, but at this point the Saturday event had barely begun. “Are you okay?” I asked ....more

Girl on Fire: How I learned that being a “good Christian” means being truly yourself

Happy Epiphany! Happy New Year! I just got back from Nashville, where I was at the mind-blowing SEEK 2015 conference ....more