When 'Take Your Child To Work Day' Is Every Single Day
A "holiday" happened this week that was, without being too dramatic, gaslighting to the nth power times infinity.
It was Take Your Child To Work Day, but how could that possibly be? Millions of people have lost their jobs, and for millions more, "To Work," means either "out in a pandemic" or "out in the living room."
Even under the best circumstances, what would I expect my daughter to take away from such an exercise? She probably already knows that adults are just tall children, and that the thermostat is a battleground.
So, instead of having her shadow me (which kids already do expertly), I put her in charge. Here's how it went.
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