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How to Grow Cotton

How to Grow Cotton

I really want to teach my kids where things come from. I wanted to show them how their clothes are made from natural resources like cotton. This year we are growing our own cotton. We harvested, combed, and spun a little of it so the kids can see their clothes are made from it. You can grow cotton too!

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How to Model Behavior You Want to See in Kids

How to Model Behavior You Want to See in Kids

What is the best way to teach a child? Model behavior! Children will repeat behaviors they see. If you want to see who you are, spend time with kids.

Do you wish your kids showed more kindness? Do you want them to have good manners? I don’t think there is any better way to see who you really are than to spend time with children. It’s amazing the way children take in your every word and action and spit it back out to you in mirror form. If you don’t want to see your ugly side, make sure you don’t model it to your kids!

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