Catholic Husband

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Episode 11 - Curious Kids

Studio microphone in a recording booth

My 4 year old son, Benedict, recently showed an interest in video production. Kids are great the way that they let you know when they’re interested in something.Read Article

Episode 10 - Shortcuts

Car door at dusk

I always wax our family cars in April and October. I bought a special tool on Amazon to help me get the job done faster, but it didn’t work out. Read Article

Gardener

Flowers blooming in a field

We’re lucky in the summer to have several large oak trees around our house. They give us glorious shade and a respite from the intense afternoon sun. This was our first Fall in this house, and I didn’t realize just how many acorns these giants drop. I now have a sizable oak grove in my front yard.Read Article

Episode 9 - Divine Mercy

Mountain peak at sunrise with wispy clouds

Divine Mercy Sunday is coming up this weekend. Here’s one idea for putting that mercy into action.Read Article

Controlling Kids in Church

Main Church entryway

Taking kids to Church is hard. There’s getting everyone fed, cleaned, dressed, and out the door on time. Then, of course, there’s the issue of noise. Kids aren’t very self-aware, and if yours are like mine, they enjoy the echo of their own voice in Church.Read Article

Episode 8 - Five Years

Number five on a building wall

Five years ago this week, the Catholic Husband blog went live. There’s a lesson in there about the passing of time.Read Article

Momentum

Running shoes with a field in the background

A 10-day stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will drain you. Lucy’s stay was a bit unexpected, and very frustrating. I think any parent of a newborn shares these emotions. Read Article

Episode 7 - Equilibrium

Giant waterfall crest

Raising little kids can be frustrating. One day they’re happy-go-lucky and the next, they’re in a constant meltdown. What can their moodiness teach us about ourselves?Read Article

Data Driven

Hosptial vitals monitor screen

I’m a guy who likes data. I like to see numbers, charts, and graphs. I can understand them and make decisions based off of them. It’s just the way that I am.Read Article

Episode 6 - Seasons

Tree flowering in spring

Seasons are a fact of life. In our personal experience, we have our own kinds of seasons. In good seasons, all is well, but in challenging seasons, we feel afloat. How does God prepare us for the season that we’re in?Read Article