The Holiday Season Can Be Hard for Caregiving Families

The Holiday Season Can Be Hard for Caregiving Families

The Holiday Season Can Be Hard for Caregiving Families The holiday season can be hard for caregiving families. I spent Halloween, New Year’s Eve, and my birthday the hospital with our infant son. Because of his precarious health when he was young, several times we...
St. Practice Day Wisdom

St. Practice Day Wisdom

St. Practice Day Wisdom In honor of two important people in my family, Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The first person is my maternal grandmother, Josephine Estelle Newell Hess. She was named after her father, Joseph Newell, who immigrated from Ireland to Canada to...
What Did Mary Worry About?

What Did Mary Worry About?

What Did Mary Worry About? What did Mary worry about after her baby was born?  Gasp and sacrilege! How dare I entertain the idea of the mother of God worrying about the divine child entrusted to her care. Until I remember that though this baby boy was fully divine and...
Home for the Holidays 2020

Home for the Holidays 2020

Home for the Holidays 2020 Home for the Holidays 2020 has an unusual meaning. What Dr. Seuss wrote in The Grinch Who Stole Christmas is true. Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand. 2020 that’s taken much from us, yet caused us to...
Thriving During the Holiday Season

Thriving During the Holiday Season

Thriving During the Holiday Season Thriving during the holiday season, traditionally a time of stress that results in a feeling of depletion once they’re over, can be tricky.  This year there’s additional component of COVID-19 to factor in. Many of us are fearful...