On Not Having It Together

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This time of year seems rushed. I feel rushed to buy gifts and wrap them beautifully. I feel rushed to get a holiday party on the calendar, rushed to find a sitter, rushed to wear something festive. Rushed to have it all together. And here’s the thing. I don’t. I don’t have it together in the slightest. The other night …

Permission Granted

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“I’ve always wanted to ____________.” “I dream about becoming a __________.” “Do you think ____________ is a good idea?” More and more I’m talking with moms and college students, friends, and other parents about stirringsĀ and ideas swimming around inside their heads, and I notice a common theme- the desire to be validated and cheered. But it’s more than that; some …

Dear Readers

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What I wouldn’t give to invite you to the Pogue Cottage; to rest on our couch, sip tea and gobble chocolate croissant bites. No doubt U2 or Frank Sinatra would sing in the background, as autumn scents hang in the air, and I see your eyes to express thanks. Thank you for listening, encouraging, cheering on, offering grace, and allowing …