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Preschool Sends Mom Note For Packing Chocolate in Lunch

This Preschool Called 1 Mom Out For Giving Her Child a Piece of Chocolate

When one mom opened up her child's lunch box after a day at preschool, she found an unexpected surprise.

The Australian mom discovered a note from her child's teacher scolding her food choices. According to the note, the mom of eight included a sweet treat for her 3-year-old and they would prefer her not to do it again. "Your child has a chocolate slice from the Red Food category today. Please choose healthier options for Kindy," the note said, complete with a frowning face.

Although encouraging healthy eating habits and balanced meals for kids are important, people had mixed feelings on how the preschool went about it. "I told [my friend] to put in two slices tomorrow and tell them to get lost," Melinda Reist captioned a photo of the note after her friend shared it on Facebook.

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Other parents are commenting that they received similar notes including some scolding them for packing food like chocolate Teddy Grahams (but not the honey or plain versions) and a jam sandwich. Do you think this school's tactics is singling kids out and making them feel like they've done something wrong or is it simply encouraging healthy food at school?

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