Terry McDermott

Terry McDermott is the mom of eight children, most of whom are old enough to vote. She is a registered nurse and the owner of a nursing - related small business. She teaches Catechism Class to her parish's First Communion candidates. Terry writes for Catholic Insight Magazine, is a columnist at CatholicMom.com. Visit her blog, 8kidsandabusiness.com



St. Therese & a New Year’s Resolution

The inspiration for my New Year’s resolution came to me as I cautiously steered my car along a snow-covered, traffic-snarled road on my morning commute. The snow continued to fall, the roads were a congested mess, and the misery of impatient commuters added to...

Catholic Moms and Entrepreneurship

When we place our motherhood in the hands of our Lord, He gives us the abilities we need to manage the household, care for the children, and be a companion to our husbands. On any given day, we research, organize, multi-task, think creatively, and step outside of our...

St. Gianna and the Working Catholic Mom

First, a clarification: All moms work, whether they stay at home or go out and earn a paycheque. For this post, I am defining “working mom” as those of us who work outside the home. In the twenty-five years that I have been a mother, I have worked as a...

Waiting Like Mary and Joseph

I have just finished my annual routine of climbing into the attic and hauling out the box that stores our much-used Advent wreath. Candles? Check. Prayers? Check. Matches? We’ll need to get more of those. Like most families, the season of Advent falls right in...

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