3 Terrible Things the Election is Teaching Your Child

Read Michelle Kinder's post in TIME on terrible things the election is teaching children, and how to counter them. 

By Michelle Kinder | Jul 11, 2016
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Michelle Kinder shares her thoughts on helping children make sense of the current election season in this editorial on time.com. 


You probably can’t wait for this election to be over. But in one way, for parents, it might never end. The political climate shapes our children’s expectations of adult life and leadership—and in 2016, our kids are learning at least three lessons that directly contradict basic principles of social emotional health. Here is how to counter these messages.

1. “I can say whatever I think without regard for anyone else.”

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