Bullying is something parents and their children who may fall victim to it are fearful of now more than ever. And why shouldn't they be? The news is rife with tales of children being the victim of bullying which is so severe that someone can die. Especially when your child has a severe reaction to food allergens or has celiac disease you worry already about contaminations.
An article on the delightfully informative blog, The Allergic Kid, told the staggering statistics and fears of one mother and her allergic child here: Bullies, Food Allergies, & The Force.
My celiac child experienced teasing before we even knew of her issue. Her constantly distended belly caused one child to call her fat. She came home crying and I called the teacher to find out what we could do to resolve it. I wish I could say that did the trick. It didn't.