Happy Name’s Day Kyleshka and Little Fox

Many Happy Years! Εἰς πολλὰ ἔτη! Мъногаꙗ лѣта!   Today is the Feastday of St. Rita of Cascia and the Name’s Day for Kylesha and Little Fox. From the bottom of our hearts we’d like to wish them many happy and blessed years.  This blog wouldn’t exist without your hard work and dedication, my love, …

Montessori + Byzantine?

Parenting is a daily learning experience. We learn more about our children and about ourselves everyday. We have a lot to learn. And so do our children. “The role of parents in education is of such importance that it is almost impossible to provide adequate substitute” (CCC 2221). What an awesome responsibility to have. But …

Prayers, Preparedness, Penance – The Byzantine Life on COVID-19

Check back for updates! “Penance, Penance, Penance” -Angel to the Fatima Children, 3rd Vision, July 13, 1917. (Source: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/congregations/cfaith/documents/rc_con_cfaith_doc_20000626_message-fatima_en.html) A Brief Public Service Announcement From Kyleshka, TheBadgerDad, Little Fox and Little Badger of The Byzantine Life: Stay safe and well, brothers and sisters! Follow the directives of your Eparchs/Eparchies, Bishops/Dioceses, local governments and health authorities …

Toy Challanges and How We Re Fixing Them

Toy Room Troubles: How a “Playroom” Ruined Toy Play and What We are Doing to Fix the New Problems

Toys are a lot of fun. But they can also be annoying and messy. For the first 27 months of Little Foxes life we had a pretty good handle on her toys. There was never more out than could be put away in five minutes. And if it did get to the point that it …

Organizing 2020 – Putting the Lesser Things on Autopilot

Living the best year ever, and making more time for what matters most… Happy New Year! At the beginning of a new year, it seems like everyone is under a lot of pressure to make this year the best year ever. Well, don’t worry! No matter what you do this year, this will be your …

Halloween and Harry Potter

Be Not Afraid – Byzantine Halloween?

Halloween – But it’s not Byzantine! Halloween, which is also called All Hallow’s Eve (I like this one best because it sounds old fashioned and I love that), Hallowmas, Hallowtide, or All Saint’s Eve, happens on October 31st. Right? Well, kind of. For Roman Catholics, and anyone celebrating whatever comes up on a secular calendar, yes. But …

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