Mom praised for response to son’s ‘appalling’ in-school behavior

A wealthy mom discovered her son was bullying kids who were less affluent, so she decided to teach him a lesson. She went on Reddit’s “Am I the A******” forum to see if she had taken things too far after the boy’s father got upset. The school is making her son apologize to the people he bullied, but she had a few punishments of her own. “I also decided that this year, we’re thrift shopping for clothes. No more brand name sneakers or clothes” . And rather than driving him to school and activities in the Porsche or the Jaguar, I’m driving him everywhere in my ’92 jeep that was one of my first cars,” she said. “For any activities he joins, he can borrow club equipment instead of getting his own bought”. Although his father has been largely absent for the childbearing process, he disapproved of the mother’s actions. saying “impressions matter” and “it will affect the rest of his life”. Reddit users believed the mom’s lesson was valuable. “This will affect him for the rest of his life, but not in a bad way. Humility needs to be taught,” one user wrote