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Jun 01, 2019

The Divine Comedy Book Summary

Join Dante in his pilgrimage through hell, purgatory and heaven. This Divine Comedy book summary is here to help you see God’s justice and mercy with every step.

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Apr 24, 2019

Easter Activities For Kids Plus Holy Week

Looking for traditions and Easter activities for kids. Our guide starts two weeks before Easter, runs through Holy Week and ends with Easter week fun!

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Apr 20, 2019

Free Easter Coloring Page

Our new Easter coloring page is free for you to print and color. The women came and saw that angel had rolled back the stone.

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Nov 11, 2018

St. Martin of Tours Coloring Page

Pull out the crayons, print this free St. Martin of Tours coloring page, and learn something that not many people know about this saint!

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Oct 27, 2018

Kid's Historical Short Films

Enjoy The Industrious Family's kid's historical shorts all on one page for your convenience and viewing pleasure. Stay tuned for more!

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Sep 12, 2018

Lances of Lynwood Book Summary

New on the family friendly bookself! The Lances of Lynwood book summary is here to give you an inside peek into this gem. Forgiveness, love of enemies and a firm purpose of pursuing honor are traits that the reader will come away with from reading this book!

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Jul 30, 2018

Outlaws of Ravenhurst Cast

Here we have three personal interviewed answers from the Outlaws of Ravenhurst cast! Read what they liked and didn't like about acting.

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Jul 27, 2018

Outlaws Of Ravenhurst Premiere

Featuring the importance of reclaming the art of filmmaking speech by Jim Morlino, and other highlights from the Outlaws of Ravenhurst Premiere--that and more on this page!

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Jun 23, 2018

Hunting Theme Birthday Party

Cute cake ideas, party favors and more for your lil' fella or fella-rette's hunting theme birthday party.

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Jun 04, 2018

Peter Rabbit Party

Around our house, Peter Rabbit and the first years of life just go together. That's why a Peter Rabbit Party made it to our site. Celebrate not only with decorations, but also find appropriate food and fun for this party theme.

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Jun 03, 2018

Free St. Joan of Arc Coloring Page

Bee-Jay now has a coloring page for her favorite saint: St. Joan of Arc! Print this free St. Joan of Arc coloring page here!

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May 24, 2018

Catholic Lent Guide

Get your Catholic Lent questions answered with a host of ideas for implementing a fruitful lenten season. Projects, book recommendations, and videos all help encourage your family to make the most of this sacrificial season.

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May 22, 2018

Crayola's 100 Super Tip Washable Markers

What a thrill when these Crayola Super Tip markers came in the mail this morning. We love coloring! And everyone who loves coloring knows that there is no greater joy than a fresh box of crayons or markers. So it should come as no surprise that this pack of 100...Yes! 100 markers! thrilled everyone, even DaMama.

7 Reasons To Color With Your Children (Re-Post)

1. Coloring Encourages Creativity

Children and adults like to plan and implement a color arrangement on a page. This creative process is especially fun for children. Which brings us to the next reason why you should color as a family.

2. Coloring Boosts Confidence

Children love showing their work off. They are very proud of their coloring choices and how their pages turn out. It is easy to accomplish a finished coloring page and putting that page up for display or sending it to a relative is a great way to boost children's confidence. Little ones especially like it when you help them color parts of their page. They just like being with you.

3. Coloring Is Relaxing.

Spending undistracted time with your children is another reason to take up coloring. It is relaxing for you as you can focus on one simple activity and put away your cares for a little while. It is good for them to have your attention. Get some nice markers or colored pencils and get serious about your own coloring page. Unwind, de-stress, and spend time with your kids.

4. Coloring Increases Focus And Attention Spans

Adults and children alike can increase their ability to focus and develop longer attention spans through coloring. There are so many distractions in life. Sitting down to one project from start to finish is very beneficial especially during the plugged-in age.

5. Coloring Is An Unplugged Activity

Coloring is very accessible and requires time away from electronics. It encourages eye-hand coordination and promotes interaction and conversation with other members of the family. A strong family spends most of their freetime engaged in unplugged activities.

6. Coloring Is Inexpensive And Portable

You can take coloring with you anywhere. It requires no plugs or chargers. Crayons and pages like these free coloring pages for Catholics are inexpensive to print off the internet.

7. Coloring Is For All

Coloring is for all ages and talent levels. It is a good way to spend time together as a family.

May 18, 2018

Industrious Family Saint Short Films

Our saint short films all on one page for your convenience and viewing pleasure.

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May 11, 2018

The Homeschooling Journey Of A Retired Home School Mom

Are you ready for when the homeschooling journey ends? You have a homeschooling-mom-life now, but another season awaits you. Don’t miss this "aging with grace" expert's story.

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May 07, 2018

May Devotions For Families

This May devotions guide will help you plan and prepare your own May crowning and Marian procession complete with prayers and hymns.

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Apr 21, 2018

St. Catherine of Siena Coloring Page

New St. Catherine of Siena Coloring Page! Like the prophet Jeremiah warning the Jews of their fall, St. Catherine was also sent by God to persuade the Pope to return to Rome.

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Apr 17, 2018

How To Detail A Car

This step by step detail a car guide will lead you through the gratifying process of detailing your car with the help of your kiddos. Go from sour minivan smell to fresh new car smell in an hour or less. Save money, build character and enjoy a job well done!

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Apr 16, 2018

The Ballad of the White Horse Book Summary

Christian civilization battles heathen lawlessness in Chesterton's epic poem. Read The Ballad of the White Horse book summary here!

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Apr 12, 2018

How To Arrange Flowers

Get stunning results when you learn how to arrange flowers with these 5 tips and techniques. Save money decorating for parties and gifting lovely fresh flower arrangements to your friends and neighbors.

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Mar 15, 2018

Free St Joseph Coloring Page

We now have a St. Joseph coloring page honoring the "lover of silence and comrade of angels." Print it here!

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Mar 09, 2018

St. Patrick Coloring Page

We now have a St. Patrick coloring page. He passed into Ireland where he devoted himself to the salvation of the barbarians. Print it here!

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Mar 02, 2018

Free St. Isabelle of France Coloring Page

I was thumbing through the Drinking with the Saints for a saint to draw. I was inspired to make a St. Isabelle of France coloring page. Print it here!

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Mar 01, 2018

Chores For Children: A How To

Besides keeping an orderly home, chores for children teach responsibility and self discipline. Following a schedule will allow you to nag less and will make chores more fun for all!

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Feb 09, 2018

Free St George Coloring Page

We now have a St. George coloring page. Children will love to color the brave saint as he crushes heresy underfoot.

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Feb 08, 2018

Create A Homeschool Schedule

Learn how to create a homeschool schedule, ordering your day that is laser focused on the hours dedicated to homeschooling.

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Feb 01, 2018

Family Scottish Party Ideas

Host an Americanized version of a Burns night with these family Scottish party ideas for the menu as well as Scottish dinner party entertainment, a unique idea for an adult birthday party.

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Jan 26, 2018

Get Your Life In Order

Get your life in order with these 3 basic steps. Eliminate stress, find time for the things you love but can't find the time for, be more productive and efficient. Accomplish all this by making a daily schedule and sticking to it.

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Jan 19, 2018

Free Emma And Mr Knightly Coloring Page

This printable Emma and Mr. Knightly coloring page shows the little spat between Emma and her neighbor and friend Mr. Knightly. Download or print here.

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Jan 16, 2018

Free Emma Coloring Page

Attention Jane Austen fans, we now have Jane Austen coloring pages! See our first, an Emma coloring page picturing Emma as she dreams of Box Hill.

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