This Mom Used Some Tough-Love To Teach Her Daughter A Valuable Lesson

The most important part of growing up is learning values that will make you a better person in the long run. We want our children to be grounded and grateful adults, not the guy in line at Starbucks yelling that his drink wasn’t made exactly how he likes it.

After this single mom went out of her way to get her daughter what she thought would be a home-run present, she knew she had to teach her a lesson. You can’t please everyone, and people were divided over her tough-love approach.

She Wanted To Surprise Her

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Photo Credit: Haley Hassell / Facebook
Photo Credit: Haley Hassell / Facebook

Meet Pensacola Florida mom Haley Hassell and her 6-year-old daughter Presleigh. Presleigh had recently started the 1st grade and her mom knew that she’d need school supplies to get her through the year.

So, like any good parent who wants to make their child happy, Hassell went out to get her daughter the specific LOL pencil case that she had been begging her for. She went to 3 different stores to find the hot back-to-school item then returned home to surprise Presleigh. What happened next was shocking…