I fail. A lot. Especially when the word “family” is combined with the word “fun.” Add “Catholic” to the front and you not only have a great book but also a bit of a nightmare for me.

So how is it that I came to not only author a book (with a subtitle that explains at least four of my personalities), but also to convert to being a huge proponent of this thing called “Catholic family fun”?

Find out the answer in my guest post at Mother’s Musings: Try and Try Again: Keeping at the Family Fun Thing.

Catholic dad of nine Jeffrey Hite had a go at the book, too, and it came out with what I consider a good review. He says, in part,

Now, being the parents of 9 kids means that there is not a lot that my wife and I have not really tried before. … we are always on the lookout for new ideas, enter Catholic Family Fun: A Guide for the Adventurous, Overwhelmed, Creative, or Clueless. This book is full of ideas.

For us many of the ideas were things that we had tried before, but even those Sarah had taken the time to put together lists of how you could change these ideas up in the “Make it Your Own” sections so that it fit your family, and how you could make use them to build your faith. Although we tend to be the fly by the seat of your pants kind of people, the planned details in to book were great. Information on what you would need and how long each activity could take and how long you would need would to take to setup ahead of time where invaluable