School Refused to Let Single Mom Attend Father-Daughter Dance

Amy Peterson is a single mom in Henry County, Georgia.  Her six-year-old at Locust Grove Elementary School , and has already been the brunt of bullying at such a young age.

Gracie had been getting teased at school for not having a dad. Peterson said it hasn’t always been easy for her daughter’s kindergarten classmates to understand.

“She had one kid tell her she didn’t have a dad because she’s fat and ugly,” Peterson said.

How can kids be so cruel?

Amy Peterson
Credit: Facebook/ Amy Peterson

Single mom wanted her daughter to be involved, but the school wanted none of it.

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Maria Lianos Carbone

Maria Lianos-Carbone is owner of, a leading lifestyle blog for women. Her first book, "Oh Baby! A Mom's Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year" will be published Spring 2018. Follow Maria on Instagram @amotherworld.

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