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Dear Commenter, Go Tweet Yourself

@jimmj8871 told me on Twitter this morning:  "@AnnAgain66 how old is your daughter? good approach if younger, if older maybe she needs to figure out by self?"

Is this person kidding me?    (Their comment was in response to my post - click: here)

In this stage of our world development, where bullying is escalating to such terrifying levels that the desperation of some children pushes them to the unthinkable conclusion that committing suicide is the only relief; is this person telling me that I should back off at a certain age and let my child "figure it out for themselves"?  Are you freakin' kidding me?!?

Let me be clear to whomever feels you should let your child "figure it out for themselves", I will always be there, making my presence known, either by actually standing beside my child, or quietly in the classroom corner.  I will be the parent in the principals office asking to have a meeting with other parents, or I will be the one at the PTA Meeting pleading my case hoping others will join me.  I have no qualms of going to the news media if I feel a situation is endangering my child. 

Mama Bears Unite!

When I told my dear husband Rob about the comment I received his reply was this, " Dear @jimmj8871, please define older and younger for me.  At which age should I throw my child into the pit?  Whether my child is 6 or 16 I am still a parent teaching lessons."

Amen.

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