Author & Speaker

Author and Speaker

My Latest:

5 Simple Things to Do To Become Vessels Of Mercy

As The Year of Mercy Wraps Up - Develop An Action Plan for Moving Forward As we approach the final month of the Year of Mercy, it is important that we develop an action plan for success in living a life of Mercy and utilizing these next few months of extraordinary...

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10 Tips To Thriving and Surviving A Family Reunion!

I don’t need to convince you of the importance of gathering the extended family to form a family reunion and yet these events can be very stressful and overwhelming. Moms need to remember to show themselves some mercy as they plan and execute a reunion and remember to...

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Lead Us Not into TEMPTATION; Lessons from St. Faustina

In one of the most famous lines in the Our Father, we petition the Lord to “lead us not into temptation”. Yet temptation remains a daily occurrence throughout our lives. How can we avoid being drawn to the destructive things that entice us and what is our strategy for...

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Left Over Chili Dip

Left Over Chili Dip About an hour before dinner was served  my children started begging to go to the pool one last time today! The weather was warm, the house was booming with children and my husband was working late, so the answer was "yes". We had a few extra...

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10 Ways To Prevent Burn Out!

After 17 years of parenting, it’s safe to say I’ve been around the block a few times. With six of my seven kids dispersed among three different schools, I am currently navigating every stage of parenthood from nursing a six month old to taxiing teens. Homeschooling...

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Ordinary Times, Ordinary Things!

  One of the hardest things about having a large family is growing grass! Every spring I recommit to having a “normal lawn” where the grass is green and plentiful. And every spring we routinely buy loads of seed, set up the sprinklers and vow to have a better...

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A Reflection on the Ride of Motherhood

The other day my husband showed up with a sports car that was worth almost as much as my house! He smiled and said, “jump in, lets go for a ride.” Had I not known what was going on, I would have been worried that my husband was going through a mid-life crisis and had...

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About Me

I'm Emily, a wife, a mom, a writer, a speaker…I'm also a Catholic woman who is looking to find meaning and purpose in my vocation as wife and mother with 7 children who take up a whole lot of time and energy. I seek out the face of Christ in my day- to-day life and call on his PERFECT mother for help. Welcome!

My Books

The friendship project book cover

A new book co-authored by Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle.
Click on the image of the book to visit the website.

Divine Mercy for Moms Book

Co-Authored by Emily Jaminet and Michele Faehnle. Click on the image of the book to be taken to our author page at

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A Mother’s Prayer

Dear Lord, Calm my inner chaos, bring peace to my mind, and refresh my soul. Allow me to be a vessel of your living waters and share it with those who need strength. Help me to be merciful to my neighbor and to love You above all things. Amen

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