Ok so our post now has this new health initiative. I get it to an extent but no more pizza parties by the PTO or anything like that.
Now we are able to go in & eat lunch w/our kids. My DH had off the today so we went & surprised our DD at school & took Subway w/us & sat at the tables provided for those eating lunch w/their kids. Well one of the volunteer lunch mom's through a fit bc we brought in junk food (subway). The principal ended up sending home a letter stating parents should refrain from bringing in pizza, subway, BK, McDs, Taco Bell, etc.
Look I get trying to promote healthy eating, though I think they are going a bit extreme with it.
I also do not believe they should be able to tell me what I can & can not bring when I buy it w/my money. It is a special thing for my child, doesn't happen often. I don't care if I bring in BK or McD's, it is my choice. Not to mention I personally think BK (I hate McDs) is probably healthier than the crap that they serve for lunches!
If they want to do a big health thing & get kids to eat healthier maybe they should look into what the hell they are serving for lunch!
I don't find it appropriate to tell me what I can & can't bring my daughter to eat. What is next, pick through the lunchboxes?
Sorry if that didn't make sense, I just needed to vent!
I would be pissed too. I would understand their point if you had brought the whole class happy meals, but this was a treat for your child alone. You have every right to feed your child what you want school grounds or not. Do they send home a letter home to all the parents who pack chips, pudding, candy, etc in lunch boxes?
Did you only bring cookies and Cheetos from Subway? I mean, really....if you're going to bring in lunch, what the hell are you supposed to bring?
August 21, 2013 at 9:21 PM
LOL. Sorry I find it funny that people get so upset over one meal. Of course I am that mom that lets my dd drink soda. It is diet soda, but it is soda. Drives most moms crazy - I don't care. They know nothing of our eating habits, situation, or health issues.
And most juices - even healthy ones - have to much sugar in them for anyone to be drinking besides a diabetic with low blood sugars.