when i was growing up…

When I was growing up, the children of my generation (or perhaps just the ones in our extended families)  weren’t allowed to ask questions, seek answers, nor challenge any decision our elders made on our behalf. So, even though that was the case, I occasionally, challenged the rules, the decisions, and stood up for what I believed in and while being ‘rebellious’ the only thing I ever heard from every woman in my family – be it my mom, grandmothers and aunts and a few much older cousins is:

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And now, over 40 and still growing, everything is slowly making more sense than I had ever imagined possible. What was my rush? I should have listened. 😉

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