What a Week!

With all the bad weather we have received in the last couple of weeks, several events were postponed, which made this past week a very busy one for us: a trip to Columbus on Saturday, gingerbread-house-making party Sunday, Lessons and Carols Monday, school Christmas program Tuesday, preschool Christmas...

#NCYC

“I know you like this part of your job,” my husband says to me as I pack my bags for NCYC (National Catholic Youth Conference) in Indianapolis. It’s true. I do like this part of my job. While I don’t like leaving my family for a few days, I do welcome the change of scenery and the...

Halloween: Is it OK to Celebrate It?

Last night I took my children to the annual Halloween carnival put on by Ursuline Academy (my alma mater). As always, it is a crowded but enjoyable evening and it is fun to see all the creative costumes—especially the homemade ones. When I was in elementary school, I really didn’t know that some people...

Go Digital at OCEA

Monday and Tuesday this week, I had the privilege of attending the Ohio Catholic Education Association conference in Columbus, Ohio. I got the chance to meet many great teachers, principals, and DREs who stopped at the Franciscan Media booth. I was all too excited to tell them about our latest product...

Mom, Do You Believe That?

As my son and I were driving to school one morning, the morning show we were listening to was talking about guys being bad dancers. The broadcaster said men can’t dance, their dancing is goofy, they look terrible, etc. The hosts were even taking calls from anyone willing to talk about a particularly bad...

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