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Young Minds

Most everyone knows I have no children so it is vary rare that I interact with any. Just the other day I was coming home from the grocery store and I see two kids hanging out in the street in front of my house. Now I have a little "creek" or drainage ditch in front of my house, and on a couple of occasions I have noticed kids looking for frogs in it. No nevermind to me, they aren't bothering anything unless like that one time they moved the big rocks from the ditch into my yard and I had to move them out the way when I cut the grass. Minor inconvenience so no harm no foul.
     So as I pulled in my driveway I get out and get ready to take my groceries in the house when one of the boys hollers at me. I go down to see what he wants and of course its to ask about frogs. I talk to him and his brother about the frogs and how they hide when people come around. We then talk further about animals, hunting, and the circle of life. I notice they both have just sat down in the street and their listening attentively like were having school. We just talked for a few minutes and then I went on in the house. The moment made me jealous of all the parents out their, and the opportunity they have to teach the kids. If you are not spending time with your kids engaging there young minds you are missing out, because their minds are thirsting. If you don't teach them while they want to learn they will get older, and it will be a battle to tell them anything.

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