Teach your children well, sang Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young in the 70s. Especially teach them not to love politicians, is Karol Markowicz’s recent advice in the New York Post.
“Why is my school closed, Mommy?” asks the sweet fictional child who has stopped going to school for no apparent reason. “I haaaaaaaaate Zoom,” screams the real child rolling on the floor, while his teacher repeatedly asks little Sally to mute herself and little Billy to put his shirt back on. . . .
While the media have published a slew of articles on how to talk to your kids about the election, racism and other tough topics, none has addressed how to help kids understand why school inexplicably opens and closes. . . . Let me take a shot at a sample “lesson plan.”
Start by teaching your children not to love politicians.
(From the WSJ “Notable & Quotable”)