Parenting in Resistance to Authoritarianism
The other day, Anna asked without prompt, “How long is Donald Trump going to be our President? He isn’t being nice.” Barring any impeachment or extraordinary circumstance, most likely 4 years. And that is when it hit me, Anna is only 3 ½ and her sister Ella, 3 months. Four years will be more than half of Anna’s life, and all of Ella’s life, during which they will be exposed to authoritarian-style governance.