7QT

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___1___ I wrote yesterday about teaching a holistic, healthy sexuality to our children. I’d love to have more perspectives from parents of older kids. Hint, hint. 🙂 ___2___ As long as I’m asking for advice, I have a sleep question. Michael is now four months old, and he’s having a lot of trouble sleeping during…

Into the Desert

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Well, it’s here! Lent 2012 began in our house with Hooked on Classics at an approximately deafening volume, and a gorgeous gold-leaf sunrise outside the windows. It’s been tough to get myself mentally prepared this season, immersed as we are in the Tiny Baby Stage of parenthood once again. It seems every time I have…

On a Rampage…About Boys’ Clothes

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I should have realized sooner, I suppose, that sexism begins on day one. But I’m not going in the direction you might think. No, today I’m on a rampage about boys’ clothes. I have never had to buy very many clothes for my kids; we’ve been the grateful recipients of several tons of children’s clothing…

Weekend Carnivals

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First Saturdays are for Elizabeth Esther‘s “Saturday Evening Blog Post” get-together. This month we got to choose the best of the last two months, since she was absent at the beginning of August. I had a hard time this month, but in the end I chose: July: Sexuality for a New World August: Faith and…

Sunday Snippets

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Time for another weekend’s wrapup of what’s on the minds of Catholic bloggers! Thanks to RAnn of This, That and The Other Thing for hosting. My contributions: On parenthood: Keeping My Cool On growth in faith, and why evangelical Christianity has no hold on me: Faith and Emotional Manipulation On reading two books touching on sexuality…

Book Reviews

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Today I’m guest posting over at Catholic Mothers Online, reviewing the books Bad Mother and Come My Beloved. (I’ve already spoken about the book Bad Mother here and here, but this review is not repeated material. The book just gave me a lot to think about, that’s all.)