‘Christmas is for loving people’

In a new heartfelt and very personal essay for Our Sunday Visitor, author and mother Diana Vallette writes that, in the past, she would cry on Christmas because, as she put it, “the stress of the holidays has built up inside me

Advice from a mom of an atypical child

Catholic mom Diana Vallette shares what she has learned from raising an atypical child. She writes: “I’m learning (slowly and badly) that an adversity free life isn’t part of God’s plan for any of us. I know my plan for my children