Boomerangs
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Boomerangs

Sometimes We Take Too Much Responsibility

We aren’t in control of everything

Photo by Jess Zoerb on Unsplash

I am the oldest of three children. My brother and sister are 13 months apart, but I was four and a half when my brother was born. My parents referred to us as “Jo and the kids.” I accepted that without question until I was well into adulthood. Wasn’t I a kid, too? Not according to my parents. I was the one who “should know better,”…

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