Hey there! I'm Della!! Welcome to my perfectly imperfect life in the middle!
According to the world at large, I have entered middle age.....whether I am ready or not.
I find myself in the middle generation sandwiched between my kids still at home and my aging parents. My responsibilities are changing too quickly for me to stop and ponder what my new roles are. I find myself 'friending' my kids and parenting my parents.
I need to breathe.
Does this ...
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