I seriously cannot even believe this needs to be written. First of all, we dont slap ANYBODY, right? And we certainly don’t slap a total stranger’s child!
I’m pretty sure that’s assault on any day that ends with Y. You know, the kind that gets you thrown in the clink. I get why you didn’t want to deal with the police report it’s just..
It’s interesting…I know she only got you because you put yourself between your daughter and her. But I wonder. What if you had greeted her, or simply placed a hand on her arm as you passed just to avoid bumping into each other and she had reared back and slapped you with the same intent as she tried with your daughter? Would you have just let it go, or would you have involved the authorities?
sometimes I think it’s crazy the behavior we tolerate towards our children that we would never tolerate towards ourselves. It’s almost like they get a pass because we know that there are people who are easily irritated having to share their public spaces with children and we feel guilty for annoying them. I mean, I know I’ve done it. My son was a handful so even if he was behaving, if someone pulled attitude when I boarded the bus or plane with him, I would fall all over myself trying to be accommodating, and run myself ragged trying to make sure he was as invisible as possible
But we have to remember, our kids get a seat too, and they have as much right as anyone to be exactly where they are.
I’m so sorry. That bitch needed a big boot up her ass.