Children and the Media

M and I are at our best when we are together. We love having our daughter with us as much as possible and (as of now) she prefers to be with us too. Because of our commitment to doing as much together as a family, and the fact that AG is still young, she attends public events and is often photographed.

Before AG was born we discussed and decided that we would allow pictures of her both on social media and in traditional media.

For me, her public presence felt like an “all or nothing” decision and we didn’t want her to have a blanket over her head (a la baby North West) every time we went to a community event. Although we are careful of what pictures we share via social media, AG and I often join M at events and on the campaign trail. Our family events and adventures are shared on our social media accounts.


However, I am not an elected member of any government and (surprise!) neither is my child. So I expect a certain amount of privacy.

I was appalled that M’s office received a question about what school “our children” attended.

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