We all know how our white clothes, over time, can change from their brilliant white color to a horrible cream or tan color! It can be very disappointing! Well ladies, there is a cure! A dear friend of my Mother taught me the prescription! Here it is: 1.Set your washer on the cold water setting 2.… Continue reading Want White Whites?
"Fortitude is the moral virtue that ensures firmness in difficulties and constancy in the pursuit of the good." ~ CCC 1808 As wives and mothers, we are aware of the great need of Fortitude in our world today. Our families are faced with countless temptations, dangers, and persecutions due to the continuing decline of our… Continue reading The Virtuous Homemaker: Fortitude
"How beautiful then is modesty and what a gem among virtues it is." St. Bernard of Clairvaux Modesty is, yes, about our dress, but it also pertains to so much more. Dictionary.com defines it as: "1.having or showing a moderate or humble estimate of one's merits,importance, etc.; free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness, or great pretensions. 2.having… Continue reading The Virtuous Homemaker: Modesty
"It isn't what we say or think that defines us, but what we do." ~Jane Austin, Sense and Sensibility What is it Prudence is defined by the Miriam-Webster dictionary as "the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason." This definition is the basic meaning of the word. It tells us that… Continue reading The Virtuous Homemaker: Prudence
Kinds of Virtue Previously, we discussed the need for virtue in our daily life. In order to put virtue into practice, we must understand what the virtues are. Let's review! First, we have the theological virtues of Faith, Hope, and Charity. These are the foundation virtues from which all other acts are fed. Without these… Continue reading The Virtuous Homemaker: Charity
Saving money is something that many of us try to do. We are constantly learning new ways or thinking of how we can be better. This is part of homemaking! We actually are called to save money! Our husbands work daily for us and our children. They earn the money, pay the bills, and then… Continue reading Money Savers
Smile! Your life is wonderful! As a homemaker, we have so much to be thankful for and happy about. Even during some rough times, we still have a blessing to smile about. A smile is something that is very powerful! We can light up a room, put our children in a better mood, and help… Continue reading The Power of a Smile