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Rumble at the local elementary school!!!

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So...i have REPEATEDLY told my son he is NOT to take his wallet anywhere unless we are going shopping to spend it...something tells me he will listen to me now. So he goes to the mega event (a prize for selling fundraiser items) and ... Loses his wallet! He is crying and telling me some girl took it, i am irritated, because 1 he didnt listen to me and 2 someone took his stuff. Some mom asks whats wrong, i explain to her and she says "oh no...i found it and handed it in to the dj", i thank her and head to the dj. He informs me that he already gave it to a little girl who said it was hers. I ask what little girl and he says "i dont know...she was a little girl in a white shirt with pink polka dots". By this time almost everyone has left the gym...or building. So i head to the hallway and say in a loud voice...so everyone can hear me "can i have your attention please, if you have a little girl wearing a white shirt with pink polka dots who took a wallet that isnt hers could you please have her return it to my son!" So this woman turns around hands me the wallet and says "sorry, she said she won it for hula hooping". I say "thanks" and turn to talk to people i know. That is that or so i thought. I end up walking over to a coworker.of mine to ask about the prizes her son won and mid convo, all the sudden, the mom is back and in my face screaming! "YOU DONT DO THAT. YOU DONT CALL A 6 YR OLD A THIEF WHEN YOU DONT HAVE ALL THE FACTS!" I said, well, she had a wallet that wasnt hers. "THE DJ GAVE IT TO HER" Yeah, because she said it was hers. "NO SHE DIDNT YOU JUST DONT HAVE ALL THE FACTS. YOU DONT CALL A CHILD A THIEF. This goes on and on, while my coworker is stepping in and trying to get her to just stop. Then she screams "YA KNOW THE BIGGER YOU ARE THE HARDER YOU FALL, I SHOULD JUST PUNCH YOU NOW, I AM DONE!" Then she starts to walk away as i am saying please, hit me, i would love to call the police about this.


Now....was i wrong? Cause i sure as hell dont think so. Plus...i didnt call her daughter a thief. She DID take something that wasnt hers...and yes, that is stealing, but no...i didnt call her a thief. Plus...even if there WAS a misunderstanding on the little girls part (which btw, i do not believe in the slightest), then how does that change anything? She was still walking away with something of.my sons that he deserved to have back. It wouldnt have changed my plan to get everyone's attention, or what i said. Plus had i been the other parent, i would have been mad at MY kid. And if i DID believe it was an accident i would have just calmed him down if he was upset and that would have been that. So...seriously....what would you have done...said nothing and told your kid "tough.luck should have left your wallet at home"? cause that was the only other option i saw...and even if that would have been a good "lesson" no one else deserved to walk out with something that wasnt theirs.


What say you???

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:39 PM
Replies (21-30):
MrsRinehart2010
by on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:13 PM

 lol ... IM sorry but maybe if mom would have payed attention or cared about what her child go then she would have known that it wasnt a prize lol.

I would have told her that too. I would have dared her to hit me show would have looked like a damn fool. lol.

Quoting Anonymous:

Plus it would have been a total bummer to try and use $30 of pizza hut gift cards that were empty!


Quoting MrsRinehart2010:

I would have told her what kind of school gives out wallets that have money in them ?an walked away. plain an simple, but then again I check out the things that my kids get as pirzes ect to make sure I feel they are appropriate for my child lol.

 

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:14 PM
That was what i was wondering. I didnt see what i did as wrong...but i didnt know how other people would have handled it.


Quoting 2girlsMom.MN:

I would have done the same thing OP. 


lnrmom
by Ruby Member on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:16 PM

You get it then. It was YOUR fault that her daughter took  your sons wallet. It couldn't possibly be that she raised a thief. That's not even remotely possible.

You see, she taught her to be stealthier than that...

Quoting Anonymous:

Wepl the part my kid had in it has been dealt with...he will not be tqking his wallet again! But she was blaming ME...and all i see it as was doing what a parent should. I made an announcement and she acted like i got in her 6 yr olds face and screamed at her.


Quoting lnrmom:

Don't you know, it's never the kid's fault, it's always the other person's fault. Their kid is an angel.



2girlsMom.MN
by Bronze Member on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:19 PM

My daughter is 11. She's been bullied and picked on at Chucke E Cheese when she was about 4 and other parents were making fun of my daughter for crying. I flipped out. My daughter's been bullied I stepped in. My daughter's had money stolen out of her soccer bag during a game by a team mate I made a big deal. When it's your kid you have that inner momma bear instinct come out. I refuse to be a pushover or let my kids get pushed over. What kind of mom would you be had you not done anything about it? You taught your son to stand up for himself. I'm sure he'll never bring his wallet again and listen to you. That mom knew damn well her daughter had a "stolen" wallet. Shame on her. I'm glad you publicly embarrassed her. 

BethanyJ
by Silver Member on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:31 PM

If this actually happened, I would have been laughing hysterically in the woman's face, telling her she needed mental help.  Then, if she threatened to hit me, I'd laugh even harder and say, please do.  I've got the cops on speed dial and I'm sure they'll give you whatever meds you need in jail.  

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:35 PM

WHEN the Mom said I should just punch you was when you should have called the police-IF you thought it was a credible threat..because threatening to hit someone IS a crime.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:45 PM
I feel bad for that girl. At first it was no big deal. Now that mom spouted off about it, every child there knows she is a thief. Poor kid is ruined thanks to mom. Mom now will blame more ppl for the bullying instead of looking in the mirror.
Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:47 PM
Eh...i think she was trying to act tough...if she HAD hit me, i would have called the police.


Quoting Anonymous:

WHEN the Mom said I should just punch you was when you should have called the police-IF you thought it was a credible threat..because threatening to hit someone IS a crime.


Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:49 PM
I did tell her to do it because i would love to call the cops on her. My son was like "why was she screaming like that"...what the heck do you even say. I was so stunned she came back.


Quoting BethanyJ:

If this actually happened, I would have been laughing hysterically in the woman's face, telling her she needed mental help.  Then, if she threatened to hit me, I'd laugh even harder and say, please do.  I've got the cops on speed dial and I'm sure they'll give you whatever meds you need in jail.  


Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 12, 2013 at 2:50 PM
I get it NOW! Haha. I have to say though...if my son took something that wasnt his, he would have been crying...and even more so after i got done with him. I dont know why she was mad at me, and not her own kid!


Quoting lnrmom:

You get it then. It was YOUR fault that her daughter took  your sons wallet. It couldn't possibly be that she raised a thief. That's not even remotely possible.


You see, she taught her to be stealthier than that...


Quoting Anonymous:

Wepl the part my kid had in it has been dealt with...he will not be tqking his wallet again! But she was blaming ME...and all i see it as was doing what a parent should. I made an announcement and she acted like i got in her 6 yr olds face and screamed at her.



Quoting lnrmom:


Don't you know, it's never the kid's fault, it's always the other person's fault. Their kid is an angel.





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