Family Life

Holy Family Ball

December 31, 2007

What better way to spend the Feast of the Holy Family than to get all dressed up and go to a dance with the whole family? Each year a family in Colorado Springs sponsors a Holy Family Ball at the Air Force Academy. Everyone is encouraged to dress up as much as possible for the […]

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How Many Things Can Go Wrong Before Christmas?

December 21, 2007

I can't count them all.

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Large Families - Not Just for the Poor Anymore!

December 9, 2007

There's an odd phenomenon being reported in tony enclaves across the country: highly educated, highly compensated couples popping out four or more children--happily and by choice. In Loudoun County, a suburb of Washington, four-packs of siblings rule the playgrounds. In New York City, real estate agents tell of families buying two or three adjacent apartments […]

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Elovin' Years of Marriage and Eight Blessings Later...

November 30, 2007

I would do it all over again.

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If A Three Year Old Can Sing Chant, What's Your Choir's Excuse Again?

October 21, 2007

So what are you waiting for?

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New Family Life Blog Category

October 16, 2007

I just sifted through our blog and put all family related posts into their own Family Life category.

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Evolution of Bedtime Prayer - Part II

October 16, 2007

Many months of : "I pray that ___ gets over his cancer." More recently: "I pray that ___ has a happy death." Most recently from Susan (3): "I hope that ___ dies."

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The Evolution of Bedtime Prayers

October 14, 2007

Lucy (8): I pray for the conversion of Hugo Chavez. Anne (4) the next week: I pray for that guy who sells oil to be good. Susan (3) a couple of weeks later: I pray for the gas station guy.

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I'm Glad She's Planning Ahead. I Think.

October 7, 2007

Susan (3): "In a year when I'm good and I eat all my dinner, can I have bread and dessert?"

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Baby Pictures!

September 26, 2007

Yes, we still live in the dark ages of film cameras so we had to wait for my mom to send us some digital digital images of Maria. Maria was born at home with a midwife assisting. So far we have had six of our seven kids at home and the experience has been much […]

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