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A Nottingham mum is praising a stranger who comforted her and her baby during a stressful moment.
Hannah Clarke, who blogs about her life as a mum to her two children on her website Budding Smiles, shared the heart-warming story of a small act of kindness on Twitter as she revealed how a perfect stranger approached her in the Lace Market, while her baby was in meltdown mode, to see if she needed any help.
Sharing a sweet photo of herself and her 18-month-old daughter Martha on the social media site, Hannah posted a message of thanks to the anonymous stranger for helping her in her time of need.
“I doubt the lady in Nottingham who helped me will see this but... To the lady who came and sat with Martha and me by Lace Market while Martha screamed and I cried - thank you for asking if you could help, thank you for not just staring at us,” she said. “Your kindness mattered a lot.”
Though she wasn’t able to get her name, the tweet gained a lot of attention from other social media users who also praised the anonymous lady for her kind gesture after Hannah added that the small act of kindness “helped her so much” in her moment of need.
“She has probably been in the same position... It was kind though and sometimes it diffuses the situation,” one Twitter user responded, while another added, “What a kind lady.”
Others then shared their memories of needing a little extra helping hand when it comes to being out and about with their little ones.
“All parents have been in that same situation and are grateful when kindness is shown, not glares!” another Twitter user shared.
“I had two children and childminded for many years. I was always happy when anyone helped me off the bus or passed time talking to the little ones.”