Welcome! This blog is about exploring how to parent and raise children according to the age-old wisdom and traditions of the Church. We also offer Traditional Catholic planners and calendars for moms, teachers, and homeschooling families.
How raisinghearts.com started
I started this blog as my “therapy” zone during my early stages of motherhood.
As a young mom with a toddler and pregnant with baby number two, my days were overwhelming. In addition to that, we just moved to a new country, away from our our immediate family and friends. It was an intense experience for me, to say the least.
Along the way, I realized that while looking after our children’s physical needs is important, the spiritual aspect of motherhood is most important!
Thus, the name of this blog surfaced on my mind: Raising Hearts, which for me means raising children for perfection in the spiritual sense and not just in terms of the material aspect of their wellbeing. After all, God has called us unto perfection, and this must mean perfect hearts and not the mere perfection of external piety.
“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” Matthew 5:4
The name of this blog is inspired by the following words
While having a perfectly clean home is a salutary aim, having a heart that is free from bitterness is of most noble importance. And where else to find perfection but through the most perfect hearts raised on the face of earth, the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary!
This blog is also dedicated to Saint Martha that she may help us know and see the most important things on top of the pile of dishes and laundry!
Our line of Traditional Catholic Planners and Calendars
While navigating the peaks and trenches of motherhood, I also learned the art of planning.
Writing down plans has immensely helped me in organizing the chaos that’s going on in my house and on my mind every day.
As a result, I decided to create my own calendars and planners, especially with Saints feasts and Holydays so that I can teach my children about the liturgical seasons of the Catholic Church based on the 1962 missal of the Latin Mass.
Thank you for dropping by
Hope you stay for a while moms, and let me hear your stories too!
Let me say this beautiful and favorite prayer of mine for you and please pray for me too:
Ave maria, gratia plena
Benedicta tui in mulieribus
Et benedictus fructus ventris tui Jesus.
Santa Maria, Mater Dei
Ora pro nobis
Peccatoribus nunc et in hora
mortis nostrae Amen