Larissa Dann is a parent, a daughter and a partner. She has been a science communicator, a professional telephone counsellor, and manager of a community organisation. Her passion is parent education, and now, writing. She enjoys reflecting on, and writing about, parenting, living with elderly parents, what it is to live in a community, and what her children, and her dogs, teach her about life. Join her Facebook page or read more of her work at http://www.parentskills.com.au/blogs/larisssa
This is close to democracy’s finest hour. This is why I ask my children to vote, and to ensure their vote counts. Because when we lift that pencil to number those boxes to select our representatives, we literally have the future of our country in our hands.