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Kate - posted on 11/12/2008 ( 214 moms have responded )

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Hi! I'm Kate, I have two sons, Guillame (3yo) and Pascal (9mo). I've been married to dh Liam for 4 1/2 years. We're both cradle Catholics from large families. My husband is a carpenter and mason, and I am a SAHM - and I homeschool my oldest, who is crazy interested in letters. I'm a 'good Catholic girl' but I have a really hard time incorporating my faith into my daily life, which (with two under three) is just so chaotic. It seems like it's impossible to maintain any sort of routine, and anything I do plan to do can be disrupted at the drop of a hat. My favorite spiritual writer is St. Francis De Sales. Oh, and I blog at http://katecousino.blogspot.com.

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Robyn - posted on 09/02/2009

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Hello ! My name is Robyn. I have 2 sons age 8 and 11 months, and am currently a SAHM after 10 years as a nurse. My dh is in the military. I was baptized at my grandmother's request when I was little, but never went to any of the religious education classes as my parents did not agree with it. I had my first communion alongside my mom in March shortly before her passing and I am supposed to start RCIA in September. My husband is going to do RCIA next year unless we can find someone to watch our kids so we can both go. We are both commited to raising good Catholic boys, and have a lot of help from my brother who is a Knight of Columbus and very strong in his faith. It is interesting that my family never practiced any sort of religion when we were kids although my mom was a lapsed Mormon and my dad a lapsed Catholic both from very devout families and as adults two out of the three kids are Catholic,my mother converted and my father came back to the church. And all of their grandkids are Catholic. I guess it shows it is never too late.

Miranda - posted on 06/13/2009

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Hi, I'm Miranda, 24 years old, and mother to our honeymoon baby, a 10 month old boy named Matthew Jr. My husband is in the USAF and we currently live in California. We're both converts to the Faith, and love the Tridentine Mass, although we currently attended a Novus Ordo Mass on Sundays. Our biggest challenge right now, is fully participating in the Mass as our son won't sit still for more than a couple minutes, and I usually have to stand with him in the back of the Church or even outside the doors. Some good advice I heard, though, was to remember it is not what we "get" out of Mass that matters, but what we "offer" to our Lord, and we know how much He loves us bringing new life to learn about Him and to love Him! Trying our best to raise litle Saints :D

Max - posted on 01/21/2009

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i hope so to. there just is so much we would need to sort out and with having alexia-marie its never ending and not the hours in a day to talk about it never mind do any thing about sorting it out.

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Janice - posted on 09/30/2014

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Hello! I'm a SAHM of 3 with another 1 on the way! I'm a SoCal mom, trying to live this ultimate adventure of Motherhood! Catch my adventures over at http://GatheringGraces.com I'd love to meet new Catholic moms to share this journey with. After all, motherhood isn't just physical, it's spiritual too! Hope to meet you soon!

Shineanne - posted on 09/20/2014

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Hello My name is Shineanne! I am a mother of two boys a very active three year old and at 14yr old who is illegally blind and has autism. My husband of four year is a CO. I'm currently a stay at home mother do to problems with one of my legs Doctors don't want me working other wise I had been working for many years from about the age of eight or 9 with jobs from paper route, volunteer work, helping family with their businesses, traveling jobs, Dietary aide and ect....
I been in many different church with different religion but never felt like I belong there but I truly believe I found my Church now with the catholic Parishes many great fathers I have meet and am feel so much comfort knowing they are there for me and my family when we need them at even a call away. I have been a baptized for about two year or so. My husband has been a catholic for most of his life and our youngest is also. The oldest is very interested since I been baptized and the father are working on finding how the best way to teach him to learn the faith and understand it. with his disabilities. HE did start his first year at Notre Dame and loves it there especially the Bible class.

Maria - posted on 04/01/2014

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Hi everyone! My name is Maria. I'm a former workaholic jetsetter turned work-from-home new mom to a 4-month premmie. My boyfriend (and my baby's Daddy) and I are both Catholics and are getting ready to for the Sacrament of Matrimony while learning to raise a precious gift from God!

Angela - posted on 12/21/2013

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Hi, my name is Angy. i have four children - Grace, Michael, Tommy and CJ - ages 18 to 8. Married for 11 years, live in NC.

Joyce - posted on 09/19/2013

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Hi! My name is Joyce and I live in East Falls, Philadelphia. I have been married to my husband James for almost 6 years. We were extremely blessed with two beautiful children, Bridget (almost 3 yrs old) and Patrick (14 months). I prayed very hard for two years that I would be able to have children and through prayer and The Creighton Model I was able to conceive. We are very open to more children if it be God's will. I was an art teacher for 10 years in a Catholic Private School but decided to be a stay-at-home mom. This has been the best decision and I really thank my husband for his genuine support. We are both traditional Catholics and believe in raising our children with good morals and values. We try to add the daily rosary, Novenas and prayer to our family life and expose the children to as much Catholicism. My daughter will be three in November and I am hoping to slowly start a Catholic homeschooling curriculum in the fall. I will probably need lots of support in this decision since it is very uncommon with other couples we know. So any suggestions would be greatly helpful.

Leona - posted on 09/08/2013

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Hi, Im Leona I have 3 kids, married for 21 and half years I live in South Africa, Durban and attend Christ the King Parish in a suburb called Wentworth. I also belong to a prayer group also world known as Mothers prayer group. I teach catechism to grade 9's who will be confirmed in 2015, I also read the word on a sunday and basically do whatever I can. I also attended an ACTS retreat in 2011 for those living in San Antonio, Texas will know all about the ACTS retreat and since then I am so much more in love with my faith and in Jesus!

Vuyelwa - posted on 07/12/2013

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Hi, My name is Gwendoline Vuyelwa, I am married to Richard and have three children. Two girls and a boy. I was raised a Catholic. I have been married for twenty five years. My husband converted to the Catholic faith after we got married.

Jerina - posted on 06/30/2013

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Hi, I am Jerina. I have one daughter named Natania. Married to Julius for 7 years. I am proud Catholics mom.

Emily - posted on 05/20/2013

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Hi I'm Emily, i am a Catholic Mom from California, I live with my Husband (Also a Catholic) my twin daughters Abi (Abigal) and Jaz (Jasmine) and my son Louis. I have tried my hardest to raise my three children to follow in my footsteps. xxx Emily xxx

Katie - posted on 03/31/2013

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I'm Katie. Catholic mom to 5 kids under the age of 12, including twin sons with special needs due to birth trauma. We homeschool everybody (and by we I mean me haha) and I'm also a pediatric speech language pathologist. I am looking to connect with other Catholic Moms. I've been blogging for 3 years but this year decided I wanted to share my faith front and center on my blog. So far, that has gotten me a lot of facebook unlikes, but I know that this is the direction I need to take this year. www.brightonparkblog.com is my blog; "inspired living for homemakers and homeschoolers".

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Hi I'm Susanne - I'm the SAHM of two boys 7 & 3 and a little girl 5 married to my first love for 8 years. We are committed to traditional marriage and following the Church as best we can. I don't know many other full on Catholic mothers so looking forward to meeting new friends. S

Denise - posted on 10/11/2012

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Hi am a young mother and I have two daughters who are 4 and 2. I am engaged and hope too get married soon in the Catholic Church. I am Catholic and so is my fiance. I love to learn about the faith, and make sure that I incorporate the faith through raising my daughters. I am not perfect and know that I could do more to follow the faith as at true catholic should but I am getting there. I love to read catholic books and listen to catholic radio. One of my favorite authors is Peter Kreeft. I love his take on the catholic faith.

Michelle - posted on 10/02/2012

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Hey there, I'm Micki and I have a 6 year old daughter, Yuna-May. Myself and her father have been together for nearly 8 and a half years and we are currently trying for a second. I am a stay at home mum at the moment and my partner works as a venue supervisor. My daughter is a strong willed young lady and she knows what she likes and doesn't like. She can be stubborn but also knows the difference between right and wrong. She loves school and is currently in yr 1 and loving it completely.

Camellia - posted on 09/27/2012

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Hello I'm Camellia. I am 25 and married with three children: Destiny (6yo), Tristan (3yo) and Sean (1yo). I converted to Catholicism in 2009, before that I was brought up a generic christian. As a new convert I'm figuring out new ways to bring my children up in the faith. Joining the Church was the best decision I've ever made and brings me so much peace.

Riley - posted on 09/23/2012

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Hi I'm Riley and I have 15 kids between the ages of 26 and less than a month. I converted to Catholicism about 10 years ago as I found it made my life easier and it helped me address the errors I'd made in the past. I've been a stay at home mom since I was 18 and I've still got 7 kids at home.

Stasia Maria - posted on 09/17/2012

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Hello everyone! My name is Stasia, and we have 6 children. We both have been really fond of St. Francis (not NEAR as holy as) and all our children have Fransican middle names. Our oldest is 10 and our youngest is 10 months old. 2 girls and 4 boys (I almost made an accidental misnomer and said 4 noys ((noise)) lol!!!

I have 2 bachellors and am a SAHM homeschooler. Everyday has been a struggle lately, but everyday is full of blessings. Our little nursling and toddler keep us smiling and joyful. We love the Sacred Heart and try to avoid sin.

We have been married for 10 years, and my DH Jason is a machinist. We live in Texas but met and married in Arkansas.

One day we want to go on a pilgrimage. One day soon we want to move into a larger home and have for our transportation a larger van. We also want to go to the ocean. (Now that doesn't sound too far fetched!)

I am a happy mommy for the most part. I love love love raising my kids and watching them grow and discover new things. I love to sew, and do crafts. Love to take pictures and love to be outside.

I am happy to be a part of this community, and hope that I can benefit from you all wonderful ladies, and hopefully maybe benefit someone too!

Alexandra - posted on 08/08/2012

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Hi! My name is Alex. I am 23, happily married to a wonderful man and we have a beautiful 15 month old daughter named Izabella. We met while working on The Lion King show when it was here in Las Vegas. I grew up in a strict Catholic home and church and my religion has played a huge role in defining who I am as a woman and mother. I am very laid back. I love meeting new people and hope to make many close friends here :)

Chelsea - posted on 05/03/2012

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Hi there, My Name is Chelsea! I have a three year old boy, Dawson and a three month old Girl, Elizabeth!! My husband and I are both cradle Catholics! I am a SAHM And LOVE IT!! I am looking to find other Catholic Moms in my area East Pasco County, FL!!!

Nicole - posted on 04/04/2012

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Hi, I'm Nicole. My husband and I are both Catholic and we have 2 boys (5mos and 19mos). I was raised as a very strict Catholic but I'm not sure how to teach my kids about the faith or how to incorporate Catholic teachings with regular discipline. My husband and I both work outside of the home and my kids are babysat by my mother-in law who only speaks Vietnamese so it is hard to talk to her about the kids and what happened during the day. I hope one day that I will become a SAHM and have a few more kids.

Nancy J - posted on 12/26/2011

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I am Nancy Schultz I have six kids ages from almost 33 to almost 18. I am LDS. I am 51. I am a single mom. I have two kids left at home.

Jamie - posted on 12/20/2011

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Hi everyone! My name is Jamie and I'm a Stay at Home Mom in love with Catholicism. My DH who I call Hobbs is also a Catholic. I am in line with the Magisterium of the Church. ♥ We have a 1 year old (!!!) who I call Cupcakes on-line and a little baby in heaven (Chris) who died before he was born.

I read some of the intros - I am also interested in homeschooling, but DH is completely against it. :-/ Not sure what to do but we have 4 years to decide!

I'm looking forward to getting to know you all! I blog daily at ForLoveofCupcakes.com

Shoshana - posted on 08/21/2011

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Hi, my name is Shoshana and I am the very proud mother of Ian - he'll be seven in December. We live in Southern California and it is so wonderful to find an online community of Catholic Moms!

Cajungirl0717@gmail.com - posted on 08/04/2011

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Hi. I'm Ada. My husband and I have one daughter, Jeanne (15mo). I was born and raised Catholic. I am still a practicing Catholic, but have found it harder to be acheive every day. My husband was baptised Catholic, but raised Assembly of God. I am glas I found this group, and hoping that I can learn from you women on how to better my faith.
Here is my new blog
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Destiny - posted on 06/07/2011

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Hello, my name is Destiny. As a child i was never baptized so I am attending classed in September to become Catholic. I am very excited and just had my 5 year old daughter harmony baptized about a month ago at St.Marys Church in our hometown. I am expecting another baby girl in a month. I never attended church growing up because my mother is actually a non~believer. My step dad is a strong Catholic man and i recently started going with him. I feel so amazing since i have excepted the lord into my heart and i am also doing the read the bible in 80 days plan. I have learned so much about being Catholic ans i cant wait to attend classes so i can learn more. I just would like to talk to some other Catholic mothers as well and learn as much as i can from you all. Hope to talk to you soon

Sylvia - posted on 05/31/2011

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Hello all! My name is Sylvia:) I am a blessed stay at home mother of 3. I have 2 girls ages 8 and 7, and a little boy age 3. I have been married to my high school sweetheart ("cradle Catholic") for nearly 9 years now. I was baptized Catholic, but was not confirmed (through RCIA) until 9 years ago. My husband and I's faith in Catholism has been strengthend throughout this past year. Even though we have attended mass these past 10 years together, it took us a long while to finally be fully present at mass and in our faith. Now we are trying our best to be good Catholic examples for our children.

Susan - posted on 05/03/2011

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Hi My name is Susan and I am looking for other catholic moms around my area which is Kingston ontario.I have two kids a boy and a girl. Is there anyone here from Kingston?

Susan - posted on 05/03/2011

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in anyone from Kingston ontario. I am looking to find other moms who are catholic I have 2 kids a girl 3 and a half and a boy 17 months.

Nicole - posted on 04/22/2011

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Hi, my name is Nicole. I converted to Catholicism when I was 22 just before I was married. My husband is a cradle Catholic but has fallen away from the Church which is very frustrating as I often feel alone in raising our 3 young kids (6, 4 and 2 in June) - as far as religious matters go. I've found some support through my local parish but I still feel like an outsider. It's nice to have support where you can!

Betty - posted on 04/06/2011

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Hello my name is Betty. My husband is a cradle Catholic and I am a convert from being brought up Nazarith. My 23 month old daughter Ashlynn was christened Catholic when she was 6 weeks old. I am a photographer.

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Hi Sarah, A "cradle Catholic" is what we call someone who was baptized Catholic as a baby and has therefore been a Catholic his/her whole life. My husband is not a cradle Catholic because he converted to Catholicism about 4 years ago and was baptized at that time. Some "cradle Catholics" fall away from the Church for various reasons and become "inactive Catholics" That was never the case with me, but it is the case with my sister and father. I pray that they will return one day. Hope that helps. BTW, I, too, have a 2 1/2 year old. A girl.

Sarah - posted on 03/30/2011

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hi im sarah and i have a 2 and a half year old son frankie..... he is so funny i am a catholic but dont practice (by this i mean i dont go to church) but i always talk to my guardian angel alot and he has helped me to the best of what i think he has......

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Hello, I am Elaine and am happy to have found this group. I didn't know it existed and was a member of a Christian group here on CoM. I began to feel very unwelcome in that group as a Catholic so I am thrilled I can join my own! :) I have been married for 3.5 years and have a delightful little girl of 2 1/2 years. I am a cradle Catholic but my husband is a convert. His conversion began before he met me, not because of me. Nice to meet you all, God bless.

Linda - posted on 03/12/2011

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Linda! Grand mother of 3 sweet little boys! Mother of a 26 and 24 year old. Married 31 years. Teaching is a second career!

Ashley - posted on 03/07/2011

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Hello! My name is Ashley and I have been married to my husband Jeremy since 2007. We have a 7 month old daughter Claire. We are legally married, but not married in the Catholic Church. I am really hoping to find moms in my area to meet up with who are Catholic. We live in Charlotte NC. I was a cradle Catholic and my husband entered the faith at around 10. We have fallen away from the church and I wish to return. My husband does not at this time. So lots of prayers need this way.

Salime - posted on 03/03/2011

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Hi! On April 25th I'll be celebrating my second year of marriage. I have an almost one year old boy and am expecting my second son (due date July 4th). I'm also a SAHM and plan on homeschooling my children when the time comes. My husband and I would love to have a large family but want to live it in God's hands. I live in Chile (S. America) which makes it kind of hard to homeschool since here we don't have any legislation on the subject, but my husband and I made up our minds and pray for our decision to be the best for our kids. My husband is a college philosophy teacher and I also have a blog dedicated to literature, www.cuentosconhistoria.wordpress.com

Jessica - posted on 03/02/2011

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Hi! I'm Jessica, I am a 'cradle Catholic' but spent most of my life as a 'Catholic in name only'. Since my husband and I got married almost 5 years ago, I have become so in love with the Catholic Church. I have a 3 year old girl and a 1 year old boy. I am currently staying home due to being fired for teaching Catholicisim in a Catholic school this past fall, ironically enough. I would love to stay home permanently, but we'll see how things work out.
I am also wondering if there is anyone in the NJ/Philadelphia area, or if there is a way to search by location on this site? I would love to have other Catholic families in our lives, as we are the only family out of both of ours (cousins, aunts, and uncles included!) that are practicing Catholics.

Amanda - posted on 03/02/2011

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Hi everyone, I'm Amanda. I have 3 children. Brian 5, Tylar 2 and Dakota 11 weeks. I am a SAHM. I am from Pittsburgh, Pa.

Jennifer Cooper - posted on 03/01/2011

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Hi! My name is Jen and I have two children - Gabriela who is 5 years and Sophia who is 3 years this month. I, too, am a cradle Catholic, but it has been a different journey for me. I left the church for over 20 years and have recently returned. My husband is "Catholic" but not practicing so I often find it difficult that raising our children in the faith is solely my responsibility. We recently moved and it has been a bit of a challenge to get involved as it seems that all the churches in this area are extremely liberal and I am much more conservative and orthodox in my faith. It would be nice to connect with other Catholic moms for support - even if it is only via the web! I look forward to meeting you!

Jackie - posted on 02/24/2011

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HI! I'm Jackie. I have 2 children, 9yr old Alexis and 8yr old Patrick. I am a convert but my hubby of 10 yrs (woohoo) is a cradle catholic! I absolutly love it. My parents went to church when I was little but when I was about 10 my dad retired from the Air Force and they stopped going, and of course I had to too. I feel that I missed out on a lot of good and faithful experiences since that. I was determined to have my children involved into church no matter what the religion....as long as is christian :) So my husband, Doug really wanted to stay Catholic, so I did my research and took all the required classes and now here we are....a happy Catholic family! :) I feel so much better now that we are all going to and involved in our parrish. I am a stay at home mom, and do Homestudy CCE. It gives us more chance to talk about our thoughts and opinons about our faith and it's one less after school activity the kids have to be rushed around too. I am very glad to find a community that I can belong to that I can share my thoughts, feelings and worries with that also come from the same religious background. I have thought about doing a blog but not sure where or how to start, so if anyone has input for me, that's be great! Thank you all for starting and supporting this group.

Jennifer - posted on 02/04/2011

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Hi I am Jen. I converted about 7 years ago and my husband is a craddle Catholic. We have two year old twins - Molly and Wyatt. We live in Dayton Ohio and attend Immaculate Conception Church. We would be lost if it were not for our extended church family.

Sarah - posted on 01/23/2011

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Hi, My name is Sarah and I have three girls age 3, 2, and 1, with another girl due in April. My husband and I were both born Catholic, but our families became Protestant when we were toddlers. He comes from a family of nine and is a chaplain. I am a SAHM. We were both homeschooled and raised Protestant. After we were married 5 years ago, my husband entered seminary with the intention of becoming a Pastor. We had a church for three years while completing seminary. During that time however we encountered several things in the Protestant church that made us very unhappy. We left pastoral ministry and my husband is now working as a chaplain at two nursing homes. While we are still attending our families church for the time being we are both beginning to try and learn more about the Catholic church. We have found that many of the things Protestants believe about Catholics is just not accurate. We are starting to feel that the Catholic church matches our theology much more closely than the training we have received from the Reformed church. Especially in the area of life, birth control, and family.

Jenny - posted on 01/22/2011

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Hi my name is Jenny and I have four kids. 11, 3, 22 mo, and 10 mo. My second oldest is a boy the rest girls. I am a cradle Catholic and my husband went through RCIA about three years ago. I am a stay at home Mom and I do not home school. My husband is a great man who works hard.

Yadira - posted on 01/20/2011

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Hello, my name is Yadira, have 3 boys and 1 girl. I have been married for almost 20 years by law and almost 10 years by catholic church.

Kelly - posted on 01/19/2011

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Hi I am Kelly and i have 7 children ages 20, 17, 11, 9, 3, & 2 yr old twins. I am not a 'typical' Catholic mom as I am divorced. I am a cradle catholic who lost my way for awhile. I had a few of my children out of wedlock, but at no time, did my parish, my priest, or deacon give up on me. (lol) I even taught CCD for a couple years before the twins came. I share my story because, you can repent, and come back into the church and be welcomed with open arms as you do so and hope that i encourage other gals like me to find your way home.

Tia Melissa - posted on 01/06/2011

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I'm Melissa, married 7 years, mother of 5, convert to the RCC in 03. We're a pretty traditional family. My husband works outside the house, I work inside the house raising the kids and most of them attend school here at home as well. We've been blessed with a supportive group of like minded families who constantly affirm us in living our faith. I'm a regular mom and any experience I have is from raising the kids. They keep me busy and keep me honest.

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