The Daily Cuppa
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The Daily Cuppa

My 6-year-old voiced his frustration with grown-ups — we’re bossy and mean.

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

I proposed an Opposite Day! He loved this idea — he’d be the oldest and in charge.

I listed the things he’d get to do as a grown-up. Go to work, make meals, get his brother to follow rules, etc.

He squinted at me like…nah, I’ll pass.

It reminded me of advice I received years ago. The best way to appreciate another person’s…

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Adrienne Parkhurst

Adrienne Parkhurst

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Mom. Wife. Writer. Editor. Healthcare Freelance Writer. Lifetime Learner. Flawed Leader. Sharing my life lessons through personal essays and memoirs.