Join author Kelsey Gillespy for the final session of our 4-week Book Club and nurture your spiritual life amid the chaos and beauty of raising littles.
This week, we hosted the final session of our Winter 2024 Book Club! We're reading In the Trenches: Finding God Through Parenting Littles by Kelsey Gillespy.
In our Book Club discussion, Kelsey, acquisitions editor Sr. Allison Gliot, FSP, and editor Courtney Saponaro joined us to talk about part 4 of this book, "You Can Have It All (Without Waiting Until They're Older)." Sister Allison shared what made this book a choice for publication, and then the discussion turned to moms' yearning for spiritual growth during a time when they're very busy seeing to their families' needs, and our human temptation to try to avoid what is hard, even though Jesus instructed us to take up our cross—daily.
If you missed this week's Book Club—or you want to share this discussion with a friend—watch our Book Club Week 4 video below.
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Pauline Books and Media, the publisher of In the Trenches, is offering 20% off our Book Club selection with coupon code TrenchesBC. This code is good through February 12, 2024.
Have your children outgrown the little-kid stage?
This Book Club is still for you! Please participate and share your encouragement with the moms of younger children—and appreciate and accept the ups and downs of the parenting season you're in right now.
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Barb Szyszkiewicz, editor at CatholicMom.com, is a wife, mom of 3 young adults, and a Secular Franciscan. Barb enjoys writing, cooking, and reading, and is a music minister at her parish. Find her blog at FranciscanMom and her family’s favorite recipes with nutrition information at Cook and Count. Barb is the author of The Handy Little Guide to Prayer and The Handy Little Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours, available from Our Sunday Visitor.