Mom-Daughter Role Reversal (posted on

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We live on a cul-de-sac and with the nice weather back, everyone is outside after work/school, with the kids all playing together and the grownups looking at eachother’s gardens, building decks, chatting on different front porches, etc each night. We just moved here at the end of the summer last year and it’s been wonderful being in such a great neighbourhood. There’s even another family 3 doors down with a son with Autism too!

Being the “newbie on the block”, I asked one of the neighbours if there was a cul-de-sac garage sale. He said “no, but there should be”. So, I volunteered to organize us all together. A few days later, I was chatting with another neighbour in the middle of the cul-de-sac, and as some other neighbours returned from work, they joined us. My kids had been playing outside and, when they got tired, they went inside. About 5 minutes later, my 7 year old daughter opened the door and called “Mmoooooommmm?”

“Yes hunny?”

“It’s time for you to come inside.” …

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