Why would a parent do this? Kids exited 2nd grade with a piece of paper listing their accomplishments - the kids created the list on their own and then put their age of when they...
accomplished the task. DD's list said "reading, age 7, riding a bike age 3, swimming age 3. She dropped it by accident and another mom picked it up and read it - I think to figure out whose it was - and she came up to dd and said that this was her paper but she needed to check her ages - kids don't learn to swim at age 3 and said in a joking tone "come on, now, no exaggeration". 1.) Who cares what a kid writes on the paper? 2.) Dd really did learn to swim at age 3. DD felt she was accused of lying and was really upset.
I have a really sensitive kid who was really upset that this woman implied she lied - and I know dd has to have resiliency - we work on it every.single.day. And sometimes it is...(more)6-17-2016 10:52am