She does not have control over her kids and lets them do what they please.
This causes her to receive criticism from her mother-in-law. She has her own set ideals on morality and virtue which she believes everyone should uphold.
"A Good Man Is Hard to Find" is a short story written by Flannery O'Connor in 1953.
The story appears in the collection of short stories of the same name.
As he speaks, The Misfit becomes agitated and angry.
He snarls into the grandmother's face and claims that life has "no pleasure but meanness".
The Misfit claims that he has no memory of the crime for which he was imprisoned; when he was informed by doctors that he had killed his father, he claimed that his father died in a flu epidemic.
The men then return to take the children's mother, the baby, and June Star to the woods for the same purpose as Bailey and the boy. When The Misfit talks to her about Jesus, he expresses his doubts about His raising Lazarus from the dead.
In her growing confusion, she thinks that The Misfit is going to cry, so she reaches out and touches his shoulder tenderly, saying "Why you're one of my babies. " His reaction is to jump away "as if a snake had bitten him" and he kills her with three shots through the heart.
When the family has all been murdered, The Misfit takes a moment to clean his glasses and pick up the grandmother's cat; he states that the grandmother would have been a good woman if "it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life." The story ends with The Misfit chastising one of his sidekicks, Bobby Lee, for making a comment "some fun! "It's no real pleasure in life."Atlanta resident with a wife and three children and his mother.