It’s considered quaint to be friends with your neighbors, but here’s why being neighborly can make a difference in your life.
Mar 17 by Maureen Petrosky from Real Woman Online
Do you even know your neighbors’ names? If you’re shaking your head at this or scratching your chin trying to remember, then you need to put on your coat and go borrow a cup of sugar in person—STAT.
There’s something romantic about the imagery of 1950s housewives residing in close-knit neighborhoods, zone parenting whoever’s children happen to be in their site, wearing aprons with their hair done and donning cute kitten heels, all while sliding a roast into the oven. Beyond the slightly bizarre connotation of Stepford Wives seemed to be a sense of community where people shared all life’s troubles while sitting on the porch.
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