This is so true. My youngest brother is currently in his teenage years. He was born in different times than my other brother and I. When he was born, my family was quite well off already. I guess we’re kinda middle class. He didn’t experience simple life as much as me and his older brother did.

And since my second brother and I studied abroad, my parents had been spoiling him a bit more than what we used to experience. Although he’s not as bad as other kids his age, my other brother and I definitely have to teach him a bit more on value and life.

Won’t be an easy task, even more so without my mother but oh well… We do what we gotta do…

Thank you for your thoughtful response. It’s good to be reminded of important things every now and then :)



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