Win a Copy of Team Us: Marriage Together

Reading Team Us:  Marriage Together is a lot like listening to a friend dispel marriage advice; however, this friend (i.e. author) also has specialized training in communication.  She offers very real advice based on vignettes from her own marriage and that of close relatives and friends.  This approach results in the relaying of several entertaining if … [Read more...]

Looking to Reduce Family Screen Time? Try Growing Up Social by Gary Chapman (Comment to Win A Free Copy!!!)

My Review Reducing the amount of time my family spends mindlessly glued to the television or computer is an ongoing battle.  Before having kids we routinely fell asleep to the news on the TV in the bedroom, read Face Book posts from our phones to each other at the dining room table, and watched television marathons and Netflix movies every weekend.  With little ones in the … [Read more...]

The Feasts – How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina

Growing up I often looked at being Catholic as a "to do list" or a penance.  Tales of Catholic guilt and nuns with rulers were predominant themes in my knowledge of my faith.  This book focuses on the joy of being Catholic and encourages us to recognize that there is cause for celebration in a love so great that Jesus died for us on the cross. One of the earliest chapters in … [Read more...]