On Tuesday, we drove past the community center where the local primary was being held. My daughter heaved a sigh. "Well," she said, "I guess I'll stop and vote for Romney on the way home." Only she pronounced it "Womney," because she is three years old (and, like most three-year-olds, assumes that the adult world is desperate for her vote).
We didn't deliberately teach her anything about the election or politics (and she was pretty disgusted to hear that we won't have a chance to heave a sigh and vote for Womney until November anyway). But I guess it's just in the air at our house; and, in general, we do believe it's a very good thing for kids to consider voting to be a part of the...READ MORE