DON'T bad mouth your spouse to the kids. It will make them want to defend the other or resent you for keeping them from that relationship.
When that dad was cut off and shut out he sought court orders and was told he had no rights. Who knows if the child, who is now thirty, ever heard any other side or reasoning as to what happened. There was obviously no understanding on the part of the child as to the damage that would occur. Kids of that age don't have the ability to look so far into the future and weigh out the possible consequences.
When I was a little kid in grade one teachers were larger than life iconic figures. They wielded great knowledge, patience, and imagination and were to be respected, listened to and appreciated. Fast forward several years and things are different—kids, families, and teachers have changed. Topics like personal space, appropriate touch, and other life realities… Continue reading You Don’t Need to Like Your Kid’s Teacher.