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Raising our kids to hate

 

October 21, 2019



A Jeb Bush tweet this week got me thinking about some of the ways our nasty partisan politics has been hurting our kids.

Paraphrasing Jeb, he asked, "How can parents teach their children that using bad language is wrong when we have a president and members of Congress who constantly use profanity to talk about each other?"

Jeb's tweet also reminded me of something a wise Sunday school teacher of mine once said: "There are more things 'caught' than 'taught.' "

I often quote that line when I'm invited to speak to parents, and I thought about it again on Wednesday when I took some kids on a to...



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