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Cierra Brittany Forney’s post has caused heated debates on social media after she shared how she punished her son.
Forney said “So lately, my 13-year-old son had been acting a little… entitled. Acting like he’s too good to shop at Wal-Mart or making snarky comments about kids at school who shop at the goodwill and quite a few other things. I don’t tolerate that.
Today, he took his own 20.00 to the goodwill to buy clothes to wear the entire week to school. Whatever he found is what he would have to wear. He isn’t happy and shed a few tears but I firmly believe in 15 years he will look back and laugh at the day his Mom made him shop at goodwill. I want to teach my kids that money isn’t everything and if you have to degrade other people because of where they shop, then you too will shop there. Side note, I love the goodwill!!”.
Some people thought the punishment was perfect and that it will teach him kindness and compassion and a great life lesson, whilst many others thought it wrong to share the photo to social media, classing it as a kind of bullying and a permanent reminder that may haunt this boy for years to come.
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