Venting session ahead, beware!
So, yesterday I had to pick Ashley up from school again, because she didn't feel well. Nausea.
This is the fourth time I think in as many weeks that she has missed a day of school due to these symptoms. The first two times were for sure legitimate. She was definitely sick.
The past two weeks, I think the culprit has been nerves. Regardless, I took her to the doctor yesterday to have her checked out. He had some tests run, and called us back last night and this morning, and everything has come back clear (let me just say, I love our kids' doctor, he's truly one of the best!) . The last test he was waiting on, which he called about this morning, checked for any lingering traces of infection in her body. He said everything looks great. SO relieved about all that.
today, she's not feeling well again. Sais' she has diarrhea, and her tummy is upset.
The play is over, so it's not nerves about that.
She mentioned yesterday, after questioning, that there are a couple little girls in her classroom that are probably causing her a bit of stress. They don't come right out and blatantly harass her, but she feels like they are talking about her. You know, the old sit in the corner and whisper to each other while they're looking at you bit. She also feels that the biggest reason for they're "whatever" sort of not really there but there harassment is her weight. She's probably one of the biggest girls in the class weight wise, although she is by no means fat. Maybe a bit on the chubby side.
So, what am I to do? I can't just let her stay home from school because these girls are cowing her. I know I dealt with a few kids when I was growing up, who were less than kind.
i told her she can stay home today again, but she's cleaning her room.
I just don't know what to do to help her deal with this. And right now I'm just too irritated and frustrated, and yes, sad for her to be any good helping her cope.