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#1 ~ky~

Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:59 AM

To the man at Rockingham Shopping Centre on Monday who parked his little boy close to Anna's pram so they could talk and was so sweet with them both, thank you.

Thank you also for asking before handing Anna a biscuit. She loved it and we bathed her in the mothers room afterward as she was covered from head to toe in chocolate. Being a mint slice, she smelt yummy!

Thank you to both you and your partner for your cheery smiles and obvious joy in the little things of life - you made a very bright spot in an otherwise anxious day for me.

Ok, so a choccy biscuit may not be the most appropriate thing to give a 10mo but I could see that your offer was pure kindness. I even forgive you for asking if Anna was my grandaughter laughing2.gif

I hope I meet this couple again one day ...

#2 tres-chic

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:10 AM

It is lovely when you have random encounters with kind and happy people.

Should be more of it.  smile1.gif

#3 Autumnal

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:22 AM

biggrin.gif Just beautiful


#4 Tyfle Hour

Posted 28 November 2012 - 12:30 PM

What a nice post to read!  As Jewel said :'in the end, only kindness matters..."

#5 fancie shmancie

Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:48 PM



A mint slice smelling baby?  Where can I get myself one of those?  mmmm-mmmmm!



#6 miinii

Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:53 PM

I kept waiting for it to turn into something bad OP, there just rnt that many nice people anymore. So glad to read they do still exist original.gif

#7 FlutterbyBlue

Posted 28 November 2012 - 05:55 PM

Lovely post, thank you for the smile you brought to my face.  original.gif



#8 Madeline's Mum

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

How could anyone resist her! Thanks for sharing, I love people who stop to smell the roses original.gif

#9 mitty82

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:05 PM

QUOTE (fancie @ 28/11/2012, 05:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A mint slice smelling baby?  Where can I get myself one of those?  mmmm-mmmmm!



Id love one of those too

#10 emma_jean

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:08 PM

I'm glad you experienced kindness, and appreciated it. original.gif

#11 Missy Shelby

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:53 PM

Isn't lovely to have such a great interaction with complete strangers.

It can go either way sometimes.

#12 Sentient Puddle

Posted 28 November 2012 - 06:57 PM

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#13 Soontobegran

Posted 28 November 2012 - 07:03 PM

Lovely ~ky~ original.gif

#14 Therese

Posted 29 November 2012 - 08:17 AM

That is lovely Ky original.gif

#15 Fluster

Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:09 AM

Awwwwwww  happy.gif

I want a mint slice now!

#16 Kay1

Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:14 AM

Friendliness is a lost art some times isn't it? I was BFing DS3 at the shopping centre yesterday and an older lady sat next to us and started chatting to DS2 and I. We were there for a while and learned lots about each other. It was lovely, when we left DS2 said to her "I like you, I hope I will see you again". I think she enjoyed it as much as we did. original.gif

#17 Therese

Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:28 AM

QUOTE (Kay1 @ 29/11/2012, 10:14 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Friendliness is a lost art some times isn't it? I was BFing DS3 at the shopping centre yesterday and an older lady sat next to us and started chatting to DS2 and I. We were there for a while and learned lots about each other. It was lovely, when we left DS2 said to her "I like you, I hope I will see you again". I think she enjoyed it as much as we did. original.gif


I bet your DS made her day. That is so lovely!

#18 Prioritising Pooks

Posted 29 November 2012 - 10:33 AM

Good on you, OP, for appreciating that genuine moment of kindness. There's lots around. I'm working on getting better at noticing it.

#19 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 29 November 2012 - 10:38 AM

Oh this is beautiful!!!!  biggrin.gif

I loved that firstly they went out of their way to be kind to you, and secondly that you appreciated it and shared it with us.

I actually have a blog that is entirely dedicated to kindness and positivity, so this has really made my day!!  wub.gif

#20 *Nasty*Squeekums*

Posted 29 November 2012 - 10:44 AM

Aww how sweet!
*off to find the mint slice now*

Aww how sweet!
*off to find the mint slice now*




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