Woman catches two neighbor boys on camera; what they do will shock any parent

When the neighbor catches this footage on camera, she alerts their mom immediately.

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  • Late one night, Becky Squire received a video from her neighbor that was taken from the surveillance camera on the neighbor's front door.

  • It was of her two boys.

  • "'I thought to myself, "Oh no! What did my boys do??'" Becky told FamilyShare. "When I watched it I was honestly shocked."

  • The video shows Squire's two sons, Eli, age 7 and Bronx, age 5 walking up the sidewalk to the neighbor's house. Suddenly they spotted some dropped money and bent down to pick it up.

  • Although it's only a bit of change - less than a dollar, Squire said - the boy's conversation is what's truly surprising.

  • "Do you want to do the right thing to do or keep it?"

  • "Do the right thing to do."

  • "Uh-huh. It's best to ask someone else."

  • Squire said she knows her boys are good, but she was so shocked at their integrity even when no one was watching.

  • "It would have been so easy for them to keep it," Squire said. "My heart smiled when I saw them make the right decision without any hesitation. I never thought 'Wow, I guess I'm doing awesome as a mother.' Instead, I just continue to be amazed at the wonderful integrity all of my children show me. They are my examples."

  • They are always watching

  • Children are constantly watching our examples, and will mimic what we do. Squire believes that despite all the negative news, children are meant to turn out good.

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  • "I see so many stories of good and light," she said. "They just don't get as much publicity. So I want my kids to understand the importance of making a new friend, making a good decision, or even just smiling at a stranger. It goes a long way."

  • She does this by focusing on the three things she believes define her as a mom: protecting, teaching and loving her children. Her children make their own choices and she can't control that, but the three things she can control is how she rates herself as a good or bad mom.

  • "We want them to know that it's OK to make mistakes and to keep trying to better yourself each day. We spend a lot of time together just talking around the table or all piled on our bed. We love being with each other and I think that invokes a desire for my kids to always strive for their fullest potential."

  • Watch the inspiring video of Eli and Bronx below.

  • "Do you want to do the right thing to do? Or keep it?" A sweet moment caught on camera when two young boys from Layton found money outside of their neighbor's home. What a great lesson! (Via: Becky Squire)

    Posted by KSL 5 TV on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Amberlee is the content manager for FamilyShare.com and earned a degree in journalism. She creates beautiful things with her experience in writing, graphic design, photography, video and music. She loves her family, the outdoors, baby foxes and podcasts.

Website: https://amberleepeterson.com/

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