I’m sorry that my 3 year old little boy apparently ruined your food shopping experience. When we go shopping his anxiety levels go up and he gets overwhelmed, which causes him to make repetitive loud noises… which do no harm.
Where as I can understand that these noises may sometimes be irritating to certain people around him, who aren’t necessarily use to it. These noises do no harm and are simply a way of him expressing his anxiety as his communication skills are limited.
I’m also sorry that you felt you had the right to turn around and shout at our little boy “Can you just shut up?? So we can all do our food shopping in piece”.
Clearly shouting at our 3 year old little boy wasn’t going to help the situation at all and if anything was just going to exasperate an already stressful time for him. Maybe you could of taken a moment to just stand back and evaluate the situation at hand before being so quick to judge, then you could of chosen to deal with it differently or just not said anything at all.
Instead my partner found himself having to defend our little boy and in some way justify our sons behavior, when really its you that should of been trying to justify yours. My partner politely explained to you and managed in doing so to not swear even once, that our little boy has additional needs and was clearly upset and your outburst at our son was uncalled for and unhelpful.
Most people would think at this point you’d feel remorseful for how you’d acted. Now you’d be made fully aware of the situation, that maybe you’d want to apologise to us and our little boy. But nope you just stood there, not saying a word, you didn’t show a single ounce of compassion nor did you apologise.
Even thou you felt you didn’t need to apologise or maybe that we didn’t deserve one. I hope if this experience has taught you anything, its that may be things aren’t always what they seem. Think before deciding to act on a kid whose crying, making loud noises etc. Try and understand that Some children cant control there responses to certain situations and it isn’t anyones fault.
An Upset Mum