a couple of days ago, I talked about the troubles my son was having at school. If you missed it, you can read it here That was just over a week ago and I am pleased to say that nothing has been reported back, whatever the school are doing seem to be working.
I was thrown a bit of a curveball, when the boy who was hitting my son, his mother contacted me, it was a very short message just to let me know she was aware and she was dealing with it.
My initial reaction, was to write back and be rude, telling her that what her son was doing was unacceptable. I will admit, I was going to add a good few swear words and probably mention that she wasn’t to minimise what he was doing to my son.
However, I took a step back, spoke to both C and M. I will say M was in complete agreement with my intitial reaction. C is a very logical kind of a girl, who told me not to ignore it, but send something simple back.
Apparently she didnt mean a fuck you message. The actual message I sent was thank you for the reasurrance.
Yep I was grown up.
I regret not sending a sweary rant, but ultimately this is not about me, this is about my son, I want this mother onside, even if she does think I am weird.
Its hard for any parent to be told that your child is not as perfect as you think. The fact she sort of acknowledge this, actually says to me that she is taking this seriously, and that there has be no new incidents also goes to show this.
Hopefully we have drawn a line under it and my son can go back to loving school