Second-Grader’s Essay Regarding Her Mother’s Phone Usage Is Going Viral

“I don’t like the phone because my [parents] are on their phone every day … I hate my mom’s phone and I wish she never had one,” wrote a second grade student at a Louisiana elementary school.

The dark words are bringing to light an unfortunate reality that many children may have to deal with.

This viral essay is driving parents all around the world to reconsider the extent of their phone use.

A second grade student in the united states essay about her mom using her phone too much
Photo: Jen Adams Beason, Facebook

John Adams Beason, the teacher of the class, posted in a now-deleted Facebook page, that she instructed the children to compose a paper about a new invention they wish existed.

She found one of the essays moving and decided to post it on her Facebook account.