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Reverse Popcorn Jars

What's in the jar?

What’s in the jar?

Does anyone remember my popcorn experiment from earlier this year?  My goal was to catch my kids being good, and it worked.  But after a month, the novelty wore off and we moved on to stamp books.

Now we’re back to popcorn again, but this time I’ve added a new twist that is buried in each jar.

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Instead of putting kernels into the jars, we will be taking them out.  Popcorn removal will be based on three qualities:

  1. Showing genuine appreciation.
  2. Thinking about somebody else’s point of view.
  3. Being kind.

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The reward? Junky candy that I don’t usually buy!


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