Mom Stabs Son In Confrontation Over Pork Chops

pork chop momBefore you get it twisted like trending headline for this story, this mother did not stab her son for eating pork chops.  She didn’t even stab him.  She threw a knife at him and it nicked his finger.  No it wasn’t the right thing to do in this situation, but the kid is going to live, he can still do homework; and if the state doesn’t stop his mother from continuing to put her foot up his ass, he might actually be a productive member of society.

Raising teenagers is one of the hardest jobs on earth.  I don’t know a single mother who hasn’t at some point during their child’s teen years stopped and pondered whether or not they should have swallowed.   And Yolanda Veasley has clearly, by looking at her mugshot, pulled her out over the 15 year old living in her home.  After reading the story you will see that she didn’t start throwing knives at the discovery of the missing pork chops, but did so after catching her son in a lie, confronting him over the lie, and then being physically pushed down.  That’s enough to make any woman forget that she is a mother for a minute.  Let’s not forget that some 15 year old boys are bigger and stronger than they used to make them 30 years ago.  But leave it to the state of Ohio to send a mixed message by arresting his mother on felony charges for the fight, but ignoring the child’s behavior and not pressing charges again him, instead making him the victim.  Bad form Ohio.  The best solution?  Create a family plan through the Department of Social Services and provide this family with the counseling and help that they need.  This might mean that DSS has to take a break from snatching children out of their homes in order to actually go into the homes to work on the problem, but hey, every program has room for improvement.

The media has done a crappy job of telling this story, but I’m hoping they keep squawking about it because I’d really be interested to find out how things turn out for this family.

You can read the story here.

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2 Responses to Mom Stabs Son In Confrontation Over Pork Chops

  1. Sam says:

    So i take it that the fact that he quote pushed her down makes it ok to stab someone? We as black folks ain’t going to make it.

    • raisinemreal says:

      Sam, I clearly state in the beginning of this piece that this mother was utterly wrong. Upon doing that, I attempt to explain just how and why situations like this tend to go awry. The emotions that one feels when raising teenagers can be oddly intense. I grew up in a foster home that my mother ran and I helped her to raise four teenagers, and I also mentor the two teens that she’s taken on recently. And I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned that I am currently raising a teenager as well.

      Now with that said. When you break your back to feed and water a child, staying up late at night wondering if the electricity money will pull itself together at the end of the week because you only make 800 dollars a month on your minimum wage job, the last thing you want to do is come home a child that talks back and lies. This can cause a stress induced emotional response that can trigger the most basic of human instinctive reactions.

      Her actions didn’t say she wanted to kill the child. Her actions said that she was hurt and emotionally spent, and she didn’t know where to turn for help. People need to understand the why, and stop muddling up the how.

      This news source didn’t tell the whole story and honestly, neither did I. So I’d like to thank you for pointing that out. I want to give my readers more that just content. The purpose of Raisin Em Real is to educate and I feel that I need to revise this now. Again. Thank you for reading!

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