Not much going on this summer? Sarah Damm offers five ways to hit the reset button, gain a fresh perspective, and grow in our faith.
Sarah Damm joins the monthly Open Book linkup on CatholicMom.com. Join me and other avid readers as we share the books we’re currently reading.
As summer comes to a close, Sarah Damm reflects back on the last three months and shares what she has learned about faith, family, and friendship.
Wondering how to live liturgically during the ordinary days of summer? Sarah Damm shares simple and meaningful ideas to get you started.
Looking for simple ideas for summer fun? Sarah Damm has compiled a list of summer-themed posts that will inspire you to have the most enjoyable season yet.
As the school year winds down, are you starting to look for entertaining and wholesome reads for your children this summer? I have compiled a list of Catholic summer books for kids, broken down by age range (plus a bonus one for Mom).
On the last day of August, I reflect back to the beginning of the month. We started August with Vacation Bible School; my oldest daughter was on her youth group pilgrimage. Now, at the end, we are wrapping up the first week of a new school year. In many ways VBS feels like it happened ages ago, especially now that we are immersed in class schedules and new routines. But before we get too wrapped up in all-things-fall, I want…
As August begins, are you planning one last road trip or weekend getaway to the beach or cabin? Before the kids head back to school, we often desire to soak up the sun and savor the last days of summer. Even if we don’t have school-aged children, we can still have a back-to-school mindset as fall approaches. For autumn seems to be the season when we return to a more organized routine, while summer permits more leisurely activities and lingering moments….
Last week, one of my kids told me, “Summer is almost over.” Say what? When I shared this with Greg, he didn’t sound surprised. Apparently, one of his coworkers said something similar to him. Something along the lines of it being the end of July. On July 10. I returned to my child, and we counted the remaining days of summer. We discovered that we have a few more than 40 days left of summer break. I thought that would…
It is Saturday. I sit on a bench in the garden, just after dinner. Lush trees surround me. The creek below flows freely. The cool breeze blows as the warm sun begins to set. Everything that surrounds me is full, ripe with goodness, extending up and out. The trees’ branches exhibit a fullness of green. The shining sun just celebrated its brightest day of the year. The gentle breeze rustles the grass and tickles my nose. And the colorful flowers cheerfully…