In lots of ways it’s been a week filled with normal – doctor’s appointments and homework, laundry and life.  But in other ways it’s been pretty earth shattering.

And that’s not always easy to manage with the kids.

T-man and Bear have been extraordinarily aware during this entire election cycle.  It started way back before the primaries, when we explained repeatedly that a candidate wasn’t “winning” the presidency because the polls had him or her ahead for a state’s primary.  We discussed the two party system, the primaries, the Democratic and Republican tickets, the conventions…

Things got real in the fall.

Check out tomorrow’s Forever Family to chime in on kids and politics.  Let us know how the election impacted your own family this year.