We live differently and we grieve You think I’m crazy you should see me with my nurse bestie shirt to them is how some people empathize and connect in a moment that is raw and sometimes awkward. I agree! Instead of thinking your daughter’s friend was responding inappropriately perhaps think of it like that girl trying to show empathy in the only way she knew how – by saying she too had experienced a similar loss of her own. I so appreciate hearing other people’s journey. To assume selfishness or lack of manners on that person’s part seems a terrible lesson. In reading comprehension, my children are always asked to make connections in the story – by asking how does something from this story relate to your own life?
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As humans, it’s what we do. We want to connect You think I’m crazy you should see me with my nurse bestie shirt. I worked with my special education students on this because they honestly did not know but it did wonders for their friendships if they knew how to respond with compassion and interest. I feel strongly it is important to acknowledge someone’s pain before going into your own experience and that is what I am teaching my children and trying to do for others. This is a good lesson to teach kids proactively, since most kids luckily may have not even been in a situation like that before, and would have no clue what to do.