I grew up in a household where politics were never discussed. I remember being in the 2nd or 3rd grade and asking my mother who she voted for. As a kid, I begged to go with her, because I wanted to see what it was like. But my mother never took me and she never told me who she voted for. "It's none of your business," she said. And my father didn't vote because he believed that his vote wouldn't make a difference.
I never cared much for politics as I got older. Like my dad, I believed my one little vote didn't make a difference.
But Joseph is extremely political. Over the last twelve years, he's taught me to pay attention and to care.Read More »from Why I Take My Kid into the Voting Booth on Election Day