Mom’s Bathroom Pushup Punishment Goes Viral on Facebook and Really Divides Parents | 22 Words

Being a mom isn't easy, and dealing with misbehaving children comes with the territory. But one mom seems to have taken things way too far.

Keep scrolling to see her "disgusting" punishment...

Now, there's nothing quite as rewarding as motherhood...

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The love between you and your child is something unlike any other feeling on earth... It's a pretty magical thing.

But that's not to say it's easy...


Being a mom is basically the hardest job on earth - and the pressure to be a perfect parent can make life even more stressful.

And even if you try to stay relaxed...

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There are some aspects of motherhood are just eternally frustrating. Hey, no one said being a mom was always going to be great fun, right?

There are many things that make parenthood irritating...

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But there's one thing pretty much every mom out there can relate to, which is that feeling that you're constantly fighting a losing battle against your kids' annoying habits.

There's no such thing as a perfect child...

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And at some point during our kids' lives, they will make sure to make our lives as difficult as possible.

It's all about resilience...


And most importantly, it's all about putting your foot down and not giving in.

There are various different methods of disciplining our children...

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And while some may be considered extreme and unnecessary, many of these methods prove to be very useful.

One mom has gone viral this week for her discipline methods...


And it has truly divided the internet.

A photograph was shared online by Molly Wooden of Texas...

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And it shows an unidentified mom standing in the public bathroom of a Hobby Lobby in the town of Killeen.

Molly Wooden, who made the post, fully supports the discipline she saw this mom give her kids...

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"To the woman in the Hobby Lobby bathroom. If my hands weren’t full of children I would have applauded you. As your son gave you the back talk of the century, you stayed calm and collected while adding 10 more push-ups to his already growing number," Molly wrote on her Facebook post.

The mom showed no shame or embarrassment...


"We need more parents like you, who aren't afraid to parent their own children because of what someone else might think. He said, 'Mama, this is the bathroom floor, grossssss.' She said maybe you shouldn't have been acting obnoxious. (They have soap for a reason.) 10 more.'"

Since Molly shared the post, it has racked up 14,000 comments and 72,000 shares...


And many of the comments were praising the mom for her resilience and strict parenting style.

"This right here is what America needs to get back to... parenting!" one impressed mom wrote on Facebook.

Many believe this method will make children learn their lessons quicker...

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Facebook user David Turner commented, "I'm all for it... real consequences for running that mouth. Keep it up and u will be the buffest kid out there. That's [why] so many of these feel the need to say and do anything with no repercussions. I do the same thing. Made my son jog about 10 blocks cause he was being disrespectful. The lesson this will not be tolerated and if u continue it will be consequences [sic]"

But not everyone felt this way...

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Some even felt that this would turn the young boy against his mom...

"Some parents don't realize that kids pretty much have a feeling of resentment. Especially after doing push-ups in a public restroom. [And] washing our hands doesn't kill every germ. I'm sure there was a better solution, and this wasn't it. Some adults are just [too] selfish to see true parenting through..." another wrote.

It is an extremely mixed opinion...

But at the end of the day, it's more than likely that the young boy learned his lesson from this unorthodox method of discipline.

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