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The Gift of Responsibility | Marvelous Mundane

“Can you grab that sour cream for me?”.

I stand in the dairy aisle, pointing to the medium-sized, red sour cream container.

“You can go down there now,” he responds, gesturing to the other end of the aisle.

And I hear the unspoken in his reply. He is seven going on adult. He is ready for responsibility without hovering. Space to grow up. I walk to the other end of the aisle, grabbing a few gallons of milk. He dashes over, placing the sour cream in the cart.

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