They all pulled out their lunches. Jared had the usual—a homemade peanut butter and jelly sandwich, a bag of chips, and a Little Debbie.
“What is that!” a girl practically yelled as she pointed at his lunch. “Don't you know that desserts aren't good for you? They make you fat!" At this point, I intervened and Jared was saved any more humiliation.
How do you teach your child something you believe in strongly without also teaching him or her to look down on others? That's a question that faces all of us, whether you only eat organic food or not.