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I am not one for taking a personal, positional stand on
politics on the Internet. In fact, I would prefer that everyone keep their
opinions to themselves and simply work on making themselves better, whatever
that means for each individual. With election night over and my three-year old
Lucas asking me what was happening, I had to explain something! How do you
explain a Democrat or Republican to a small child with a growing mind?
This is what I came up with.
Thankfully, he didn’t ask me to go beyond that, as we next
focused on making assorted donkey and elephant noises to truly make election
night a fun and playful experience. We also played games like which color is
better, red or blue?
What do you all think of my explanation? Should I have gone
further? I was trying to make the entire political party process as simple as
Let us know your thoughts, and any ideas you had for
explaining the process without trying to influence thought and behavior!