Tag Archives: School

The look

Yesterday, when my wife picked up our middle son from school, she got “the look” from his teacher. You know “the look.” It’s a bandaid of a smile which does little to hide the emotional battle wounds that the person charged with the care of your little darling has been forced to endure. It’s comfortable like tight, wet denim and

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When is it ok to fight back?

Recently, my middle son told us about an altercation he had at his summer enrichment program where another student slapped him in the face. He was fine and moreover he handled the situation perfectly. He didn’t respond violently but instead told a teacher what happened and the student in question was reprimanded. Case closed. Or is it? I come from

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