When you are the mom of a special needs child, even the smallest outing can become fraught. That's why the blogger of This Gutsy Life is reaching out to a Busch Stadium usher to thank him.
PLUS: Mom Takes Daughter with Down Syndrome to Get Nails Done. When She Acts Out, Group of Women Respond in Shocking Way
You see, her son, who's 3, has a rare condition that means he has to be fed via a feeding tube. Not only that, he dehydrates easily, but drinking too much water can land him in the hospital. So milk is the best drink for him. But because she was distracted by a doctor's call right before the family left for the game, she forgot to pack his milk in their bag.
The usher at the Cardinals game didn't know any of that. The usher just saw a mom and small boy wearing a Cardinals t-shirt who needed to find milk. So he (or she) helped them find it: crisscrossing the stadium, waiting around to see if there was milk at the bakery concession or the store (there wasn't) before finally striking gold at the donut stand. Then the usher took the mom and her son all the way back to their seats, halfway around the stadium, to make sure they wouldn't get lost. The whole thing took up two innings.
MUST WATCH: Little Slugger Pauses at First Base Mid-Play to Say the Cutest Thing!
"You did all this not knowing why that milk was important to us. You may have thought my son was spoiled, or that I was a pushover unwilling to say no to her three year old. If you thought that, you didn’t show it. You were wonderful," the mom posted on her blog.
It was just kindness, pure and simple. And now this usher is getting a viral shout-out!
via Love What Matters
Your life just got exponentially better and more stylish now you've signed up for our newsletter. Fabulousness awaits!