All In…The Family: The Education of Our Children About David Petraeus

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One unfortunate side effect of very public cases of infidelity is that our children become of aware of them.  Because of their bizarre circumstances, the peccadillos of former CIA Director and retired General, David Petraeus, seem destined to be a part of our and our children’s zeitgeist. So how do we explain infidelity to our […]

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Explaining Elections to Kids

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It is the morning after the U.S. Presidential election, and my house, just like America’s metaphorical house, is divided.  My daughter and her 1st grade classmates had backed a different candidate than my wife and I backed.   In discussing this with my daughter, I was reminded of something Lani Guinier said. In 1993, President Bill […]

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