Category Archives: motherhood

Praying with a Baby and Littles

Hi!  I’m Melina, mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I recently encountered the question in a Catholic Mothers’ Facebook group, “What kind of shape does your prayer time take when you have your baby & littles around?” I didn’t have to think long to come up with my answer. We’ve always prayed a rosary …

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Morning Prayer

  Hi!  I’m Melina, homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2! I wake up in the mornings and I immediately start thinking of all the things that need to get completed that day.  I’m making lists in my head, then transferring them onto paper…first, so that I can prioritize and second, so I don’t …

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MOTHER’S DAY – Lowering our Expectations

Hi!  I’m Melina, a homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 2. First of all, I want to say how much I LOVE being a grandmother.  If you’re not one yet, it is something very special to look forward to.  Anyone who knows me knows that I am crazy about babies, and strangers are tolerant …

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A Mother’s Challenge – Letting Go and Letting God

Hi!  I’m Melina, a homeschooling mother of 11 and Grandmelina to 1 (and a half!). Today is the day I have to let go and let God, because this is the day I have to sit back and let one of my kids live with the consequences of his actions. He left for college with …

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