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5 green lessons our moms taught us: #WeLoveMoms

5 green lessons our moms taught us: #WeLoveMoms

Moms teach their children a variety of lessons as they grow up – from how to tie their shoes to the importance of spending quality time with loved ones. As we get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, Earth911 couldn’t help but realize that many of the values our moms imparted are actually very eco-friendly – whether Mom was an enthusiastic eco-advocate or not. From finding new uses for scraps others might have thrown away to encouraging us to stand up for our beliefs, here are five green lessons our moms taught us. 1. Family and friends are more important than material possessions You know your mom would like nothing more than to spend some quality time with her kids this Mother’s Day – and would prefer this gift of time over flowers, jewelry and other store-bought presents. This is just one of the values mothers pass down to their children that happen to be very ...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2012/05/08/green-lessons-our-mom...

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