#99: Thriving in the Pews: Navigating Mass with Little Ones

February 23, 2024


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Episode Summary

In this episode of the Holy Hot Mess Podcast, Heather takes on the challenging yet rewarding journey of attending Mass with small children. Drawing from her own experiences, Heather shares hard-earned wisdom, heartfelt stories, and practical tips for not just surviving but thriving while bringing little ones to Mass.

This episode is made possible by the generous sponsorship of The Little Rose Shop, a brand with a mission to infuse faith into everyday life through intentionally designed products. The spotlight is on their best-selling kids line, including the Quiet Book series. Featured in this series are the RosaryMass, and the newest addition – the Where is Jesus Quiet Books. These books serve as invaluable tools for managing squirmy toddlers during Mass. Designed to be both practical and beautiful, the Quiet Books are not only quiet enough for Mass but also engaging enough to provide parents with a few moments of peace. The intentional and interactive design brings faith to an age-appropriate level, with features like searching for baby Jesus in Mary’s tummy and elevating the Eucharist, making learning about the faith enjoyable for kids.

As a special treat for Holy Hot Mess listeners, The Little Rose Shop is offering an exclusive promo code HOLY15 at checkout, providing a generous 15% discount on all items at TheLittleRoseShop.com.

Tune in to this episode for insightful conversations and valuable tips that will make your journey to Mass with little ones more enjoyable and spiritually enriching.

Links & Resources

Formed App for Catholic Kids Content https://formed.org/

Brother Francis Videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/brotherfrancisonline?themeRefresh=1

Buy the brother Francis DVDs: https://brotherfrancis.com/

Hallow App for Fr Mike’s Homilies, Family Mass Prep Podcast, Saints Alive.

Get on the email list! And I’ll send you the resources (once I get them compiled!)

Episode Sponsor

The Little Rose Shop is offering an exclusive promo code HOLY15 at checkout, providing a generous 15% discount on all items at TheLittleRoseShop.com.


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The Holy Hot Mess podcast is where we navigate the twists and turns of life as Catholic Christian women through candid conversations, laughter, and insightful interviews. Join your host, Heather, as she dive deep into the messy and beautiful journey of faith, healing, and growth.

In each episode, she shares wisdom and stories, from the comical to the heartfelt, and offers practical advice for managing the chaos of daily life. Whether it’s balancing family, home, work, or personal development, we explore it all with authenticity and a good dose of humor and a whole lot of our Catholic faith.

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