Poor Little Boy

There is this little boy that used to sit beside my boy in class. He is quite new, having joined the class sometime in the middle of the school term. My boy tells me that he is very naughty. He would constantly disturb him. Recently at the Parent Teacher’s Conference, the little girl who also sits beside the new boy retorted to me. “He does not sit with us anymore. He keeps on disturbing me. I just can’t stand it anymore!”

My boy had mentioned to me that the new boy had used a scissors and placed another boy’s fingers in between the scissors. We thought that it was important enough to mention to the teacher since this was a dangerous thing to do. The teacher said that she realises that the boy was very naughty and hard to control that is why she has now placed him to sit somewhere else on his own so that he would not disturb anyone else. She said that the headmaster has also called the boy’s parents in for a discussion.

According to the teacher, the boy has family problems. That is why he is so out of control. Sometimes, he would go and cry and hide in the bathroom and she would have to go round the school searching for him. I felt so sorry and bad for the boy when I heard this. I don’t know what family problems he is facing at home but I wish that all parents should realise that one important task they must do for their children is to provide emotional support for them no matter what problems they themselves are facing.

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4 thoughts on “Poor Little Boy

  1. I feel very sad to read about this boy. I hope the teachers is able to help him and that his parents would listen and do something for the child.

  2. my daughter used to sit next to a problematic child too. That girl used to lift up her skirt to show undies, and asked my girl to do the same. And she lied too, saying her mother was dead. I used to pity her, thinking she was an orphan, but I didn’t like the part where she insisted on seeing my girl’s undies. I had a long talk with the teacher, and the teacher moved the girl away. but that doesn’t solve the problem. In the end, i called the teacher and asked if she would inform the girl’s parents so they’d know what was going on. Well turns out the girl’s mum is not dead but well alive! They then recommended the child and parents for counselling. I hope this boy will find understanding somewhere..otherwise how sad, that he has all this negative feelings at such a young age..

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