To think that I am the best person to judge what food to give my child
BlueberryPancake · 13/05/2011 12:09
DS (5) is taking medecine at the moment (Phenoxylmethil Penicillin) it tastes discusting. I have to go to his school to give it to him an hour before his lunch. I usually give him a couple of chocolate buttons to help him get rid of the bad taste in his mouth. One of the admin staff at his school commented on giving him two chocolate buttons! She offered to get him a glass of water instead. I didn't say anything - but really, two chocolate buttons, and there are no other children about so it's not as if they are jealous. Really. Two bleep chocolate buttons.
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Punkatheart · 13/05/2011 12:12
Daft. Standard practice and also an intelligent one because children then connect an unpleasant experience with a good one. No trauma. Political correctness gone mad. I hope they weighed him afterwards and checked him for tooth decay. Because it is serious and someone may well go to the press about this. SS may be involved. You be careful with those chocolate buttons - they have been known to bring down governments, destroy lives.....
lucysmum · 13/05/2011 12:50
Ridiculous ! my 4 yr old was given her disgusting medicine by the teaching asst who was quite happy to give out the specified 4 chocolate buttons as well - good for counting practice ! Dd had just spend 4 days in hospital and practically lived on choc buttons which made IV drips and all other sorts of nasty stuff much easier to bear for all of us. I had quite a few too to help with my stress levels....
cuttingpicassostoenails · 13/05/2011 13:10
I would be very annoyed at any member of the admin staff who had the temerity to comment on my mothering skills.
Has this silly woman never heard of positive reinforcement? Next time, tell her to mind her own business.
Yours in high dudgeon
Indaba · 13/05/2011 20:16
Oh my goodness, am a bit shocked at this thread....a person makes a comment who does not have a degree or PhD in the area in which they have commented on.....hear it, ignore it.......are you saying had she had been "qualified" it would be ok.....don't like the assertion "she was only admin".....she has a different opinion....so what...ignore it......move on.
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