This post was previously published by the Washington Post on May 22, 2019.
The moment you find out you’re going to be a parent, the expectations start. You can envision that baby growing into a funny, strong, smart person, one you’ll protect and defend, guide and teach. You think your plans will come to be because if you love hard enough and work hard enough, of course it’
ll work out. Right?
But what happens when life throws you a curveball?
That’s what happened in our family when our son became a victim of bullying at the very place he’s supposed to be safe and secure: school.