Mother Teaches Son A Lesson After Cruel Prank On Friend

Alfe Mercado
Teenage boy
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A mother recently discovered her son had pulled a cruel prank on a girl in his friend group. She took drastic action by making him give away his birthday gift and apologize to the girl in front of her and her parents. Her parents criticized the mother's actions, but she still wonders if she did the right thing. Read on to learn more about this shocking story and decide if the mother was justified in her actions. This is a reminder that bullying and cruel pranks are never okay and should be taken seriously.

Teaching a lesson after cruel prank on friend 😠

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Teaching a lesson to a teenage prankster with strict parenting 👩‍👦

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Caught red-handed! Son's prank exposed through family tablet 😱

conflictedmomtha | conflictedmomtha

Bullying hurts, especially when it's from your own friend 😔

conflictedmomtha | conflictedmomtha

Mom takes action after son's cruel prank on friend 😠

conflictedmomtha | conflictedmomtha

Grounded for cruel prank, birthday bike surprise postponed 🚲

conflictedmomtha | conflictedmomtha

Teaching a lesson: Mom's revenge for son's cruel prank 😈

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Boy learns lesson after cruel prank with a heartfelt apology 🚲

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Parents apologize for their son's cruel prank on friend 🙏

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When a prank goes too far, what's the line of discipline?

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Was the punishment too harsh? AITA for my actions?

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Mother teaches son a lesson after cruel prank on friend 😡

A mother discovered her son had pulled an incredibly cruel prank on one of his female friends. The mother was shocked and didn't know how to proceed. She decided to ground him, but that wasn't enough. She then made her son apologize to his friend and gift her the bike he received for his birthday. The mother also apologized to Ashley and her parents for her son's actions. While her friends agreed with how she handled the situation, her parents thought it went too far. The mother is now wondering if she was too extreme. Do you think she was wrong for making her son apologize and give away his birthday gift? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Teaching empathy to kids is crucial. NTA parent nailed it! 🙌

og_kitten_mittens | og_kitten_mittens

Mother receives support for punishing son over cruel prank.

Last-Construction295 | Last-Construction295

Standing up against bullying prank: Refreshing and commendable! 👍

CaterpillarHumble769 | CaterpillarHumble769

Standing up to bullies is never easy. 🙏 You did great! 😊

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Addressing unconscious biases and the root cause of cruel behavior. ESH.

rishcast | rishcast

Parenting done right! 🙌 Teaching kids accountability and empathy 👍

ed_lv | ed_lv

Teaching a lesson that won't be forgotten ✌️

Legitimate-Horror-78 | Legitimate-Horror-78

Mom's well-intentioned prank on son's friend backfires, commenters divided. 🚲

Partyofoneopinion | Partyofoneopinion

ESH. Punishment was harsh, made girl a spectacle. Better methods exist. 🙅

crazymamallama | crazymamallama

Punishing the son doesn't justify gifting the bike to Ashley 🚲

symidee | symidee

Taking away the bike was a rational consequence 👍

tabsta9 | tabsta9

Teaching empathy through punishment. 🙏

lotus_eater123 | lotus_eater123

Confusion about giving the bike to the girl 🤔

NotTheJury | NotTheJury

Commenter argues ESH in the section on the mother teaching her son a lesson, and criticizes the public apology for being mortifying to the victim.

noramcsparkles | noramcsparkles

Commenter calls out parenting and classism in prank story.

merrycat | merrycat

Teaching empathy at a young age 🙌

swagdaddio69 | swagdaddio69

Disciplining in public is not the solution, work it out 👨‍👦❌🤝

Lanskiiii | Lanskiiii

Punishment unrelated to crime, fails to teach empathy. 🤔

AmbientApe | AmbientApe

Standing up against cruelty and teaching empathy ✊

Hannah-Solo | Hannah-Solo

Teaching empathy: A tough love approach 👩‍👦❤️

thejexorcist | thejexorcist

Does Ashley even care? Boys and girls taught different roles. 🤔

junegloom | junegloom

Good parenting means teaching kids consequences for cruel pranks 😇

ladytypeperson | ladytypeperson

Being constantly pranked as a kid led to misunderstanding a promposal 😔 #NTA

Terenai | Terenai

Teaching empathy: Mother's fair punishment for son's cruel prank 👍

moondoggie1960 | moondoggie1960

Teaching consequences: NTA dishes out what's deserved 😎

Katie_Emm | Katie_Emm

Giving the bike may not help Ashley heal, soft YTA 😕

grayhairedqueenbitch | grayhairedqueenbitch

Embracing cultural differences and NTA for asking about slang

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Commenter calls out YTA and suggests better bike disposal options 💁‍♀️

RayWencube | RayWencube

Commenter calls out YTA for making situation worse 🔥

WuTouchdmyweenie | WuTouchdmyweenie

Standing up against bullying - a tough but necessary lesson 🤜💥🤛

fourjoys99 | fourjoys99

Commenter acknowledges main point, critiques phrasing of comment.

Withinashes | Withinashes

Standing up to cruelty, NTA shuts down haters 💪

DesertSong-LaLa | DesertSong-LaLa

Teaching respect without punishment may be more effective 🤔

Dogmaneverhappened | Dogmaneverhappened

Justified punishment for cruel prank; counseling advisable for son.

Adorable_Strength319 | Adorable_Strength319

NTA. Justified response to a cruel prank. 🙌

Avebury1 | Avebury1

Discipline, not punishment, will bridge the gap with your son ❤️

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Teaching the next gen to treat people right 👏

notrapunzel | notrapunzel

Cheering for the mom, 🎉👏🏼 parenting done right!

Spinning4Sanity | Spinning4Sanity

Teaching kids empathy is important. NTA agrees.

velocipede80 | velocipede80

NTA for talking like a thug, but what does that mean?

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Parent's realization about their child's behavior brings empathy 🧡

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Teaching empathy: A mother's lesson in consequences and kindness ❤️

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