But then I realized I wouldn't be setting a very good example for him if I didn't exercise my national privilege and personal freedom. So, shortly after our nanny arrived, I sat in front of my computer and educated myself. I looked up all the candidates and Propositions, found my local polling place and then made my way there.
I left feeling a sense of nation pride, personal satisfaction and a smile on my face.
If you haven't made it to your polling site yet, there's still time!