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A Family Business

I’ve recently launched a small business selling products I make myself, and it’s come out of something I’ve been doing for a while for my family and friends. The girls have gotten used to seeing me set myself up to make something, and think it’s pretty cool that enough people like it that someone will PAY for one of Mom’s creations.

Cora’s always been interested in helping out; she loves creating things and getting in there with her hands. And yesterday Maddie came up with a way to help out, too:

Maddie’s making a commercial.

She wrote it Sunday night, and spent yesterday re-writing and fine-tuning it. Maddie also plans to direct and star in the commercial too, by the way.

And to her credit, it’s a darn good commercial, using catchy words and punching up selling points. I’m not sure where she learned to sell like that, but it’s quite effective.

And a little scary.

For now, I’m enjoying the girls’ help – but that will probably end when they start demanding a salary.


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