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[–] Vvswiftvv17 1 point 5 points (+6|-1) ago  (edited ago)

I think in some instances kids have a way of seeing the world in a brutally honest fashion and telling you objectively the truth. However, it's also equally possible that kids have picked up on something their parents say and defend if without understanding the context. Especially in today's politically charged environment, parents feel it's their duty to indoctrinate their kids no matter which side they lean. My parents would always explain, "well I believe.....but you have to figure out if you believe that too, I can't force my opinion on you". This subtle difference has been lost on my generation, who are now the parents.

I've even had to get on my husband because he says derogatory things about Muslims and one of my daughters preschool teachers is Muslim. I told him he would be the one having the parent teacher confrence, not me, because he shouldn't be saying anything that terrible about anyone in front of our children. He is entitled to have his opinion and share it with them as they become old enough to desern the context, but not at two years old!

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[–] jrfg1743 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

how do you know the teacher is a muslim? this should have never come up in a school

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[–] Vvswiftvv17 ago 

She wears a hijab and her name is Ms. Emam. Why wouldn't it come up in school?