Hello, This Is Maggie

“Hello, thanks for calling Maggie’s Place, The Magdalene House! This is Maggie speaking.” Ever since my interview with Maggie’s Place, the joke has been to see how many times someone would ask me if I was the founder of Maggie’s Place. It has happened more times than I ever imagined it would. How humbling. No,…

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Maggie’s Places uses “Protective Factors” in our programming for moms to eliminate risk of abuse. Protective Factors are an evidence-based method to help people more effectively deal with stressful events. Maggie’s Place programming includes individualized family coaching. Families work one-on-one with a family coach to set goals and…

Dear Maggie’s Place Moms

Dear Maggie’s Place Moms, Did you know that you are the strongest group of women I know? I have watched so many of you come to Maggie’s Place, afraid and unsure, and slowly grow in confidence and trust. Some of you have lost children to miscarriage. Some of you have gone through incredibly difficult pregnancies…

MP Saints of the Day

Every time Maggie’s Place opens a new home, it is placed under the patronage of a saint. To date, we have homes named for St. Mary Magdalene, St. Elizabeth, St. Michael, St. Zachariah and St. Hannah. We ask them to intercede for us when we pray as a community every day. However, there are other…

The Alumnae Mom World

Living in the Maggie’s Place homes is an awesome and fulfilling experience. When you are done living in the homes, you feel that you have mastered all situations good and bad. For instance: My contact mom didn’t come home last night, I’m worried, but it always works out. 5 casseroles just showed up at my door,…