Thursday, February 5, 2009


The original purpose of this blog was not to bitch about the goings ons in my daily life, I just thought it would be something fun, because lets face it, I like fun and don't generally look at myself as a negative Nellie type of person (no offense to anyone named Nellie)

That being said, I need to bitch about you've probably already guessed, it has something to do with the Madster. In an effort to get to the bottom of what ever is bothering my precious darling at school, I approach the teacher at pick-up and ask about her day. Monday, I was greeted with "Maddie had a tantrum today and we really need to watch this because other parents are complaining that their kids are having tantrums at HOME now too."

First let me say: Its none of my business what goes on in their homes, nor is it their business what goes on in mine.

Second: I will not shoulder the responsibility for anyone other than Maddie, in school or out. While tantrums are most certainly frowned upon, she is a child, and I have been diligently seeking an answer to this madness that has settled on our once happy unit of two.

Third: If you have something negative to say about Maddie, like blaming her for the worlds naughty children, how about not doing it in front of her as I'm not sure how much more her little delicate self esteem can handle.

Fourth: I've been very proactive and cooperative up until this point because I would like to get to the bottom of this as much as anyone else, but now a line has been crossed and I've just upgraded myself to DEFCON ASSHOLE.


karengberger said...

How very insensitive of the teacher. Sometimes I do wonder what their training involved. I know they are underpaid and overworked, but really, common sense & courtesy to people, including children, please!

You sound as if you are doing well, even though under a lot of stress. I hope you will keep your spirits up.

I like the new look of the blog! I've always loved that photo of Maddie. She is SO PRETTY!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Oh, that teacher is soooo wrong. It was totally brought to you in the wrong manner, wrong place.
And yes, your issues w/ Maddie in no way can effect the other kids from acting out at home....can you say: "scapegoat"?