When Your Children Act Up In Church
Of all the Sundays at Mass when my husband and have taken turns taking our 2-year-old or 1-year-old out to calm down, one Sunday not too long ago takes the cake.
I can hardly count the number of times I’ve wanted to skip going to Mass since becoming a parent. But it was never because of lack of desire. Rather, it was always the dread of having to handle my young children when inevitably they suddenly decided to “act up.” Then too, the disapproving and judgmental glances of some parishioners were always bothersome as well.
On this particular Sunday our two-year-old, like