Quoting Ur Local Frnt Desk Clrk:" I feel awkward and uncomfortable even WRITING this out buttttt, I really need some advice. BADLY. My ... [snip!] ... What would you do???? I need to know what the smurf to think because I haven't been able to calm down since I found out."
Quoting electrichoney:" if it's another 5 year old that touched her, then yes.. you are blowing it out of proportion. kids get ... [snip!] ... Your daughter might have even reacted the way she did after reading queues off you, your panic over the situation, etc."
Quoting MommaNoodle:" sure, kids are curious, but... you're not allowed to touch each others' bodies at school in that that way. playing "doctor" at school is not acceptable. sorry. "
Quoting she nan igans:" It's not acceptable, and the kids need to be addressed, but I think the point they were trying to make ... [snip!] ... be totally mutual exploration and the reaction could be waht made her cry later, because she thought she'd done something bad. "
Quoting MommaNoodle:" true. i see what you're saying. and if she touched his penis, then i agree completely. i guess she will ... [snip!] ... would want whomever was the "aggressor" or "initiator" to be punished. the sex/gender of the child doesn't matter much to me. "
Quoting she nan igans:" I don't think there needs to be punishment if no one was forced. I mean, even if he said "can I see ... [snip!] ... exploration. It needs to be addressed, but that doesn't mean kids need punishment automatically. That's all I'm saying. "
Quoting MommaNoodle:" i meant he should be "punished" if he was the initiator and she was not interested, or vice versa. and ... [snip!] ... if they were both just curious, they should be told it's inappropriate for that time and place and whatever else, you know?"
Quoting Ur Local Frnt Desk Clrk:" OK UPDATE!!! I went into the office and asked if I could talk to the principal or counselor about some ... [snip!] ... it won't happen again, and he will be contacting the parents just to let them know that there is some inappropriate touching. "
Quoting Thisperyears:" Hell smurfing no. I'd be storming into that school demanding to talk to the principal, school board, the other kid's parents, school psychologist, whatever it took to get to the bottom of it. "