"Sunny day. Sweepin the clouds away. On my way to where the air is sweet. Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street."
Growing up, Sesame Street
was my 'hood. Every morning, I would sit in front of the TV with my bowl of cereal and wait for Big Bird, Elmo and Cookie Monster to entertain me. While I was being entertained little did I know I was also learning all sorts of lessons on life.
Every positive message and life lesson was conveyed in a fun way for a five year-old me to comprehend. With those lessons, I took away the message to always have respect for others, which was one of the biggest things that I learned and continually use in my life (it's so important to know that what you learn at a young age, you carry on throughout your life
Now that I am a mom, it's exciting to watch Sesame Street with my kids, when I occasionally catch it on PBS (I get to share a piece of my childhood with them--there was no Nickelodeon back then
). The closest my kids get to Sesame Street is the annoying Tickle Me Elmo
doll, my best friend bought a couple years back (I've already attempted to throw him away a few dozen times and have been unsuccessful
Now Sesame Street and PNC Bank
have teamed up to teach children about spending, sharing and saving money in a fun way with the For Me, For You, For Later
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