My Child Sits Alone....
I should probably be thankful my child's school is being so careful but... I guess I didn't realize that my kindergarten age PA little girl would be eating alone at a table in an otherwise packed cafeteria every day and that she would be sent out into the hall to sit alone during snack time. Oddly, she has no problems with these arrangements. However, I think it's cruel to segregate her so much from the "normal" kids and make her feel so left out and different. Surely there is some other way the school could handle this matter. I think I may have scared them to death with my approach but now what do I do? Has anyone else dealt with this sort of thing? Any suggestions on how I can help create a happier, more inclusive environment for my child when she is at school? I would think they could find some other food allergic children for her to sit with or just other kids in general who are not carrying peanut containing foods in their lunch, etc.. There must be some better way to handle keeping her safe at school. I can't believe people that work with little children every day don't realize how cruel this seems. Help...again.... Joey
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