Raising a stand-up girl

bad girl“She called me hideous.”

“What? What happened?”
“When she wouldn’t let me play darts, she said I was hideous and so did her friends.”

“Well, you’re not hideous and I’m gonna talk to the teachers about that.”

It happened to my daughter at her brother’s preschool. When my daughter’s school has a snow day, she can go to his preschool, to the school-age class. Winter scares the crap out of the school districts in Maryland,so she attends fairly often. It’s important to my husband and me that she can go to his school because she gets stir crazy on snow days and crazy begets crazy. So I didn’t want this one incident to preclude her from attending his school. read more