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Growing Fast

Friday, March 21st, 2014

One day in the car, my daughter noted that every cactus has a different number of arms. Seeing a teachable moment, I told her that a cactus can be up to 75 years old before it grows its first arm. After considering that for a moment, Grace responded, “Wow. I’m only five and already have two arms.”

Grace, 5

Naomi Gades; Scottsdale, AZ

Image: Cactus on the colorful valley via Shutterstock

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Cloud-Maker

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

girl pointing at cloudsAs we were driving past a power plant, my daughter pointed at the steam coming out and said, “Look, they’re making clouds!”

Alaina, 2

Mandi Everly Gialone; Bructon Mills, WV

Image: Girl pointing at clouds via Shutterstock.

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