• My Child Was Bullied, But Here's Why It Turned Out Okay This Time

    6 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    It was Sunday night and my five-year-old son was quietly watching a movie. I took the opportunity to snuggle in beside him and paint my fingernails and toenails, a rare indulgence.
    He lit up, wanting to paint his nails too. He selected a bright blue polish, and smiled as he admired his cool new look.
    Monday morning. He hopped into class, quickly catching up with his many friends, chatting about the weekend, and the day ahead. My popular boy set out on his day.
    That night, his spirit had changed though. He was preoccupied and somber. As we cuddled before sleep, he opened up.
    “I was bullied...
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