7 Things Moms Hope Their Kids Learned from This Election

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Your family is not to blame
Whether you come from a two-house family, are being raised by two moms or two dads or one parent or grandparents or in the foster system, the family you ... more 
Photo by: Babble
Your family is not to blame
Whether you come from a two-house family, are being raised by two moms or two dads or one parent or grandparents or in the foster system, the family you have is not singularly to blame for the state of education, welfare, gun violence or any other systemic ill or sociopolitical issue. Our job is to be as healthy and happy in caring for ourselves and serving others as we can.
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Thu, Nov 8, 2012 1:30 PM EST
While my family, as Obama supporters, is still singing the happy song of re-election and hope in our house, I see that there is much work ahead to create the world that my son will grow up in and eventually vote in. I asked other parents to join me in making wishes and speaking aloud the lessons we want our kids to take away from this presidential election, no matter who we voted for (or they did). Here are 7 things moms said we hope our kids take from this time in their lives to a time when our country is in an even better place. - Jessica Ashley



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