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Blog Archives: August 2016

'Oh dear, did my kid say that?' Helping our kids with the upcoming elections.

August 30, 2016
Jayne George
I’ve asked around and discovered everyone is struggling with this. One kid, minutes before company was arriving, said ‘I hate (a candidate)!’ The parents, mortified and acutely aware that their guests supported that very candidate, gave a hurried lecture – as the doorbell rang – on ‘Respect Every Person Running For Office’…then desperately hoped their child, who was now confused, would remain mute. Another kid came up to his dad last week and asked anxiously, ‘Dad, if (a candidate) wins do we have to move to Canada?’ Chagrined, the dad ...