In 2015, Heidi Johnson was infuriated with her 13-year-old son, Aaron, after he lied to her about doing his homework. Then he gave her a whole bunch of attitude about it when he got caught.
Heidi was so angry with Aaron that she wrote him a letter detailing his punishment — and it’s the epitome of tough love. Little did she know, the letter would go viral after accidentally making it public on Facebook.
Heidi says she wasn’t trying to publicly shame her son. In fact, she says she meant to post her letter so only her family and friends could see it. But when Heidi started getting tons of friend requests from complete strangers, she realized she accidentally made the letter public.
Aaron makes some money off his YouTube videos, but that doesn’t mean Heidi wants him to feel entitled. She decided to teach him a lesson about gratitude, and show him what life would be like if she treated him more like a roommate instead of a parent.
“The child is going to have a rude awakening today after the words he exchanged with me last night,” she captioned the letter on Facebook. “Not only will he find this on the door, but his mattress stripped, and the toys and clothes that I bought confiscated. He will have three options. Buy his own, rent his clothes at $3 a day, or renegotiate his terms of being a child. Mama’s done playing games and being a doormat.”
Scroll down to see the controversial letter in question, and please SHARE this mom’s viral message to her son with your friends on Facebook!
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