Fifi Box saved by 'extremely kind' flight attendant after baby's nappy disaster

Photo: Fifi Box / Instagram
Photo: Fifi Box / Instagram 

Fifi Box knows a thing or two about travelling solo with a baby. The mum to four-month-old Daisy and six-year-old Trixie regularly posts her travels with kids on her Instagram account.

But even the most seasoned travellers drop the ball sometimes, with Fifi admitting she forgot to pack a change of clothes for her baby before a long flight.

Daisy chose that day to have a "Niagara Falls" nappy moment, soaking her onesie without an open airport shop in sight. Enter Jodie Kamolins, super hero Emirates flight attendant.

Here's what happened according to Fifi.

"This AMAZING woman @kamolins18 is my life saver and generous beyond belief!" she wrote on Instagram.

"Mum fail turned up at the airport at 4:30am checked luggage THEN Daisy soaks her onesie like Niagara Falls. Only then I realise I haven't packed a spare change of clothes for a 21 hour flight! Airport shops aren't open and I'm washing and drying it under the hand dryer in the airport toilet."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

This AMAZING woman @kamolins18 is my life saver and generous beyond belief! Mum fail turned up at the airport at 4:30am checked luggage THEN Daisy soaks her onesie like Niagara Falls. Only then I realise I haven’t packed a spare change of clothes for a 21 hour flight!! Airport shops aren’t open and I’m washing and drying it under the hand dryer in the airport toilet. Board the plane praying that Daisy can make a long haul flight without leaking all over her one and only onesie, only to see @kamolins18 running up the aisle as the plane is about to depart carrying a onesie she just bought at the airport shop which opened while we were boarding. What an extreme act of kindness to an overwhelmed mum this made me cry it was so thoughtful. And I needed it when an atomic nappy exploded somewhere over the gulf sea! Thankyou so much @kamolins18 and @emirates should be so proud of you! 🙏😘😘

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Here's where Jodie saved the day.

"Board the plane praying that Daisy can make a long haul flight without leaking all over her one and only onesie, only to see @kamolins18 running up the aisle as the plane is about to depart carrying a onesie she just bought at the airport shop which opened while we were boarding."

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As any panicked mum could imagine in a fraught situation made better by the kindness of another, the gratitude floweth true and strong.

"What an extreme act of kindness to an overwhelmed mum this made me cry it was so thoughtful. And I needed it when an atomic nappy exploded somewhere over the gulf sea!"

Tina Arena commented, "There are angels... just a little harder to find that's all! But they do exist! Made me smile."

"Mums supporting mums - the best!!! Makes such a difference," wrote a fan.

Another commented, "Random acts of kindness can literally save lives! I'm so glad you received one today."

"Above and beyond what she needed to do. What an absolute gem."

And there's one who knows Jodie and can attest to her kindness.

"I recognise this lady! Many years ago I used to coach her daughter at gymnastics and Jodie was the kindest, funniest, hoot-of-a-lady! How sweet that she's helped you out and you've given her a shout-out fifi! I hope she gets a big Christmas bonus from Emirates!"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Baby giggles are the best! 💕💕

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