From Agnosticism to the Priesthood (Part I)

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail To give myself a little blogging break I decided to try doing a post where I interview some interesting person whose insights my readers might enjoy. I immediately thought of Br. James Brent, a young man with a fascinating story of losing his faith only to find it again and realize he was called… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: Ouiz on having help

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail It’s been a while since I’ve posted a MegaMom Interview, so I’m delighted to share some more of Ouiz’s thoughts on parenting a large family. Be sure to check out Ouiz’s blog, Chez Ouiz, and if you’ve missed any of the other MegaMom Interviews you can find the archives here. I asked: Are you… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: "I could never do that!"

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail Hope, a mother of eight, has once again been kind enough to answer questions about life with lots of children. Be sure to check out her blog Mothers of Many Saints for more insights, and you can see the rest of the MegaMom Interviews here. I asked: Q: What would you say to women… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: Laundry and rooms

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail For the latest installment of my series of interviews with moms of large families, I had some questions about the details of day-to-day life. Ouiz, mom of (almost) seven and blogger at Chez Ouiz, was once again kind enough to answer my questions. I asked: Q: How on earth do you handle all the… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: How do you make sure each child gets enough attention?

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I‘m delighted to share another installment of my email interviews with moms of big families. Today I have answers from two “MegaMoms”. Ouiz of Chez Ouiz is currently pregnant with baby number seven, and Hope of Mothers of Many Saints is a mom of eight. Today’s question is one of the ones that most… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: How do you afford healthcare for so many people?

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail For this installment of the MegaMom Interviews, I’m going to post the answers that two of my lovely interviewees gave me to the same question. This question may not be super exciting, but it’s very near and dear to my heart right now as I go to pay yet another stack of medical bills… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: "Children are never a mistake"

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I‘m delighted to share the latest installment of my series of email interviews with mothers of large families. This one is by Ouiz, who has the great blog Chez Ouiz, and is currently pregnant with baby #7. Below is just one of the questions she was so kind to answer (I’m posting them one… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: Hope’s story

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail As part of my series of interviews with mothers of large families, I’m excited to have Hope share some of her thoughts as a mother of eight. She has her own blog called Mothers of Many Saints, which I highly recommend you add to your regular reading list. The first question I wanted to… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: Milehimama on having help

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail As part of my MegaMom interview series where I pepper moms of large families with every question I can think of, Milehimama has some great thoughts on having support. She has a great blog called Mama Says… that’s definitely worth checking out, and as a mother of seven children under the age of nine… [Continue Reading]

MegaMom Interviews: Milehimama’s story

FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestPrintE-mail I have a fascination with big families. Probably because I am an only child and have almost no first-hand experience with large families, yet I am probably (hopefully) going to have many children of my own, I have a million questions for moms with lots of kids. Since I know that there are other… [Continue Reading]