Next I would like to introduce Shellie also known as military_mom. The last status message left on her Twitter profile tonight read, “Please pray like never before, my 2 yr old fell in the pool”. I have never met nor talked to Shellie either. Sadly, Shellie’s son passed away this evening (Monday) and it blew Twitter up with the showing of support from the Mom Blogger community once again. Twitter parties being sponsored by Logitech were even put on hold out of respect to her and her family; again, this is huge. Hearts wept for Shellie in words written by Mom’s across the globe who wanted nothing more than to show her that, they were coming together in her honor. Words cannot express what I felt seeing these Mom’s bond once again. Shellie, should you read this… I don’t know you, but I care.
There is a strong sense of pride to be connected with these women, moms just like myself, that show such compassion. Their voices, combined, echo across the world in unison that sounds a lot like, “We’re here, we love you, and we care” and yet, 99% of them have never met face-to-face. To me… this is amazing. The world could learn a lesson from these Mom’s and their resolve; I know I have.
So this is not just to honor Anissa and Shellie during their very difficult times, but to also honor all of those Mom’s who have stood up, united, and shown the most sincere compassion I have seen from a group of strangers in a long, long time.I am very proud to be associated with such wonderful women.
Please feel free to follow me (@NoConditionsMom) on Twitter.com to connect with these wonderful ladies.
Special thanks to:
@resourcefulmom, @momdot , @momselectamy and @momtalkradio