When one mum decided to publicly call out her son for bullying a girl she probably didn’t expect it to go viral.
But it did and has now racked up over 11,900 shares and 57,255 times at the time of writing.
It all started when Terri Evans discovered her 12-year old son had been bullying a girl at school, saying she was ‘absolutely disgusted’ that her son ‘purposefully tread on a new girl’s foot at school’.
EDIT: The post has since been deleted, but here it is in full:
Absolutely disgusted that my 12 year old son saw fit to purposefully tread on a new girls foot at school and twist his foot with such force it broke her brand new shoes (causing the heel) to snap.
I’ll tell you something Jacob ( JustPost Rng Photos) if you so much as breath in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner I will personally hand you over to their parents for every demeaning chore they see fit for as long as they do… kiss goodbye to your birthday money as you will be buying the girl a new pair of shoes and a bunch of flowers! #iwillnothaveabullyinmyhouse
Update. To answer a few questions, yes my son can see it, he was tagged in it before it went viral(which I didn’t realise was going to happen) so his friends could see that his actions have consequences, he is not big, clever, hard or funny, he’s a 12 year old boy answerable to his mam.Advertisement
I don’t much care who doesn’t agree with my parenting style, my son humiliated and embarrassed a girl, regardless of his reasoning (which was he didn’t expect to break the shoe he just thought she may step out of it or stumble) that little girl still cried, for anyone’s knowledge that girl may have left her old school because she was being bullied… then imagine how much worse my son’s ridiculous act would have made her feel.
So my so called embarrassing him online is a to be quite frankly nothing in comparison to the humiliation that little girl had to face walking round with a broken shoe and red eyes from crying when she is new.
Ps… of course I sat and spoke to him about his behaviour, I didn’t just tag him in a post and he read it! I am wholly confident this was a single occurrence which won’t be repeated.
Since posting it the single mother has gained a lot of positive reactions for her plan to teach her son a lesson.
She warns him in the post: “If you so much as breath in her or anyone’s direction in a bullying manner I will personally hand you over to their parents for every demeaning chore they see fit for as long as they do.”
Although she has received some negative feedback for the post, she says she ‘doesn’t much care who doesn’t agree with my parenting style, my son humiliated and embarrassed a girl’
Fair play to her!