Tag Archives: 2016 election

Surviving this election: Getting back to where life makes sense

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I really, really need this election to be over. I really, really need everyone to just get along. I’m stressed out and in a worry. I can’t stand to be on Facebook. I feel ideologically betrayed by my own family. And I’m so stressed that even my husband told me to settle down last week. […]

Bernie in Bangor: Talking to kids about politics, fairness, and American democracy

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The last time we had a local visit from a major politician, I wrote about how I planned to avoid talking to my kids about Donald Trump’s visit because, well, I just don’t feel he sets a good example for our children. But, today, Bernie Sanders is visiting Bangor, and I feel like he’s a […]