SA Mom Gives Son Taste of His Own Medicine and Throws Tantrum at Grocery Store, Video Leaves Mzansi Laughing

SA Mom Gives Son Taste of His Own Medicine and Throws Tantrum at Grocery Store, Video Leaves Mzansi Laughing

  • One woman went viral after she taught her young son a valuable lesson about his embarrassing behaviour
  • The woman mirrored her son's public bursts of anger and threw a massive tantrum at a grocery store
  • Moms on social media could relate to her frustrations and applauded her for giving the boy a taste of his own medicine

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SA mom gave her son a taste of his own medicine
A mom threw a tantrum in front of her son at the grocery store. Image: @thoanie9410
Source: TikTok

Most parents have, at one point, dealt with a frustrated child in public. Children who cannot properly communicate their anger end up throwing tantrums in full view of strangers, which might be embarrassing for some parents.

Mom throws tantrum and embarrasses her son at the grocery store

One mother, @thoanie9410, posted a TikTok video of how she ended her son's public tantrum. She copied his behaviour and started rolling on the floor and screaming. The boy was so surprised by his mom's behaviour he stared at her with his arms folded.

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Watch mom's huge tantrum in the TikTok video below:

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SA TikTok users amused by mom's teaching method

More than 149 000 people saw the TikTok video and loved the woman's no-nonsense attitude.

@nadiwainuka said:

"I am tempted but I won't be able to get up." commented:

"The part of him folding his hands and walking away finishes me."

@kimclaasen139 posted:

"Hell yeah, mom give them a taste of their own medicine."

@lozikeyi_teedo commented:

"And that was the last day he threw a tantrum."

@cossetnails shared:

"My mother did this once and I never threw a tantrum again."

@mbaliyezwe_yesizwe added:

"I've never laughed so hard in my life."

@rendani_nkosi stated:

"Not in my entire life have I ever laughed like this."

@estym295 stated:

"Mom of the year, we should indeed give them a taste of their own medicine. Ba tena."

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In another story, Briefly News reported that a video thanked a grandmother for taking care of the family's newborn. The footage showed a Zulu granny caring for the baby with expertise.

Online users loved seeing the video of the adorable moments between grandma and child. People in the comments could not stop raving about the gogo's tender care.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email:

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