A few weeks ago, I wrote an honest—and a little scary—post on Facebook about my fears that my son Sam, who was then almost two, would be labeled a bully. He was deep into a biting and hitting phase, and I heard another mom at the playground tell her kid to be careful around him.
“You should write an essay about it,” a friend suggested.
So I did. It was published this morning on the Washington Post’s On Parenting column.
Thanks as ever for sharing, reading, commenting. Your support keeps me afloat (in parenting, and in writing).
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