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Since I’m a pathetically stereotypical Catholic homeschooler (Except for the jumpers, but only because my husband refuses to buy me one), I’ve read quite a few suggestions about how to teach your kids the ‘real meaning’ of Easter. The more memorable ones included exploding marshmallow rolls and miniature tombs. I realized that I’ve been doing Easter wrong. Once we get home from the vigil, it’s all chocolate, eggs, bunnies and hams. But Easter lasts for 50 days, and I should probably help my kids really live the Gospel experience.
Right now, the message they’re getting is, “Catholics like to party. Especially if chocolate is involved.” This is not going to win them any ‘apologist of the year’ awards. I really have to step up my game if my kids are going to win gold medals in the Catholic Homeschool Olympics. So, I’ve decided to really use the next few weeks to hammer home the message of the empty tomb.