Monday, October 10, 2016

Genocide and Imperialism Day

Two years ago, I wrote a CNN piece about talking to very young children about genocide and imperialism, in the wake of Columbus Day. I wanted to be accurate but also not to terrify my young daughter.

Today she's 7. I don't think I have to be as circumspect around the genocide. Still holding off on the rape though.

We're going to DC as a family in a few months, we're not ready for the Holocaust museum. But that too, in time.
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Side note: Managers and Deans - If you schedule meetings on Columbus Day afternoon, your workers who are parents are finding the day more difficult and/or expensive.


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