This is so true Tesia. My adopted Christmas family lost both its 95+ matriarchs over the last few years and the torches got passed to the daughters. It’s a seismic shift, and causes all the structure that we all knew to rearrange. And for each of us to grow into the adults we must be. It is indeed as it should be, but not without consequences. Your points are well taken, as those who are youngest fell the crumbling of that structure the most powerfully. Thanks for your story.

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