Ruthie got called names on the playground today. I picked her up from daycare a little after 5, which means most of the other kids had gone home already. She was out on the playground with just a few of the children from her class and several older kids. This is not her usual crowd. We’re just getting back into the habit of full-day daycare now that the semester is starting back up, and few days have lasted as long as today did. She doesn’t know these kids as well as she knows her regular classmates. As soon as I got to the fence, she ran to me, beaming. “Mommy!” she cried, stopping only to climb her way over the railing that divides the…