A sharp pain cuts through my heart. “No,” my brain screams, “This can’t happen. I won’t let it happen. They can’t tear down my son!” I picture myself marching into the school and telling those students and teacher off. I shake the thought from my mind, “What can I do? How can I protect him?”
Later I remember what author Brene Brown said about how she handles the critics and rude comments. “That’s it! I can teach that to my son so he can protect himself.” Hope surges through me.
Click the title to see her strategy. It is great. Very simple. Remember the people who really matter. Ditch everyone else.