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Elena LaVictoire
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A Catholic wife and homeschooling mother of six - homeschooling, medical transcription, flutist and blogger at http://mydomesticchurch.com
A Catholic wife and homeschooling mother of six - homeschooling, medical transcription, flutist and blogger at http://mydomesticchurch.com

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Resources for Lent and Easter
The season of Lent is a season of penance, purity and deepening spiritual activity in preparation for the celebration of Easter. Lent starts on Ash Wednesday and includes 40 week days and six Sundays. Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) starts Holy Week which ends...

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Resources for Lent and Easter
The season of Lent is a season of penance, purity and deepening spiritual activity in preparation for the celebration of Easter. Lent starts on Ash Wednesday and includes 40 week days and six Sundays. Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) starts Holy Week which ends...

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7-Quick Takes
Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum . 1. We watch Miss C. four days a week from around 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. That's about 28 to 30 hours a week - almost a full time job. Now that she is almost 3-1/2 she doesn't want to take naps anymore - wh...

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St. Polycarp- Martyr
Polycarp is  a good example of a complete life in Christ. He was a student of St. John the beloved apostle. My fourth son Noah chose St. Polycarp for his confirmation saint and so now I have a special reason to love him. Last year for Noah's 18th birthday, ...

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A Sneaky Thing Called Conscience
My Latest on Catholicmom.com Via  Flickr  (2009), CC BY-SA 2.0 An Excerpt: In a lot of ways, caring for a conscience is like watching your weight on the bathroom scale. A friend of mine recently lost a lot of weight on the Wheat Belly diet. She lost so much...

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Wordless Wednesday


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Simple Woman
Outside my window... Little plants popping up because they don't know it's only February!! I am thinking... of what I want to do to get ready for Lent!  I want to add more prayer time and spiritual reading into my schedule. But I also want to give up someth...

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7-Quick Takes
Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum . 1. Every year at our homeschool co-op, the kids bring in bags or boxes and then everyone shares a Valentine Treat.  We opt to do something a little more crafty because everyone is kind of inundated with ...

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MDC Links of Interest
A new fertility app for natural family planning. The app, called Natural Cycles, was founded in Switzerland by Elina Berglund and her husband Raoul Scherwizl. They created the app as a way to go “beyond contraception,” and to “get to know your body and uniq...

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5 Personal Habits Every Catholic Homeschooling Mom Should Develop
Since I inadvertently discovered that I am the longest running- homeschooling mom in our homeschool (or at least among the members of our group that showed up for the family dinner dance last weekend!) I've been trying to figure out what I've done over the ...
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