Author Archives: Rebecca Frech

About Rebecca Frech

Rebecca Frech is a Catholic author, speaker, CrossFit coach, and the Managing Editor of The Catholic Conspiracy website. She is the author of the best-selling books Teaching in Your Tiara: A Homeschooling Book for the Rest of Us and Can We Be Friends? She is a co-host of the popular podcast The Visitation Project, and is a columnist for The National Catholic Register. She and her husband live just outside Dallas with their eight children, a German Shepherd named Dave, and an ever-multiplying family of dust-bunnies.

…So I Didn’t Say A Word

It was September of 2018, and I was sitting in my doctor’s office trying to hide my smile. After six months without a period and lots of tests, my GYN was explaining that he thought I was getting close to … Continue reading

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Tales from Home – The Story of Our Side Door

There is a glass and wood door just off of our sun porch. It doesn’t honestly look like much of interest. It’s just on an ordinary-looking old door. It wears the patina of almost a hundred years and the brass … Continue reading

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Tales from Home – The Grudge Hedge

When we moved into our house in August of 2018, we were the first people who were not the Smith family to live in it. Mrs. Smith (the Mrs is pronounced Mizz with the hard Z of a soft Texas … Continue reading

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Steubenville Conferences Are Great….Unless You’re Disabled

Before our children were even old enough to attend them, we heard of the beauty of Steubenville Catholic Conferences. Friends and acquaintances alike sang the praises of the renewal of faith and refreshed spirits that their children experienced each Summer. … Continue reading

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The Dragon in the Garden of Eden

Whenever I thought of the devil of the Garden of Eden, or told the story to my children, I saw him as a small green fellow. First a lizard like the ones in my garden, and then a skinny grass … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Crispy pulled pork tacos)

I had a whole cute story to go up here about how I grew up in South Texas eating Tex-Mex food, and that because of that I’m a Mexican food snob. How pork carnitas are a great break from heavy … Continue reading

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Be STILL

The end of 2018 was a strange one for me. The year which had started with the exhaustion and fulfillment of a new book completed, new speaking engagements booked (I still have room in my 2019 calendar if your group … Continue reading

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The Secret Society of St Nick

  We were on our way to Confirmation prep class and our eldest boy, who was thirteen at the time, was talking about Christmas and Santa Claus.  After a bit, I asked him, “Do you still believe in Santa Claus?” … Continue reading

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Opting out of the “National Day of Prosperity”

**I originally wrote this post two years ago, but I think it’s worth dusting off and sharing it again.   Last year, two Chinese students joined our family for the week of Thanksgiving. The dorms had been closed for maintenance, … Continue reading

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The Wine Fairy

To call the last week rough would be an understatement. Ella’s arthritis flared in a whole new set of joints, the baby got the stomach virus that never ends, it won’t freaking quit raining and the kids are making me … Continue reading

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