H.K., CO 

I have recently in the last couple of months made a conscious decision to participate in groups on facebook. There are a ton of communities that form on there on the daily, to help you in so many ways.

I opted to join a mommy group where all moms in the world gather to share their feelings, struggles, jokes, videos, life, experieces, and so forth. It allows women from all walks of life to meet, help one another digitally, and even get to know other women from the same location as them. 


I had posted a comment on the group wall, to share my struggle with my mom doubts. To keep it short, I received a ton of good suggestions, advice and even some that were downright judgemental and rude. But like everything in life, you take it with a grain of salt. 
I am writing today to let you know that in these experiences we choose to take-on digitally, you sometimes find a person or two who epitomizes the definition of humble, sweet, loving, and kind. 

I am sharing with you about a woman I met over this mommy group who I’ll call, H.K. In the last few weeks that I have gotten to know her (yes, we added each other as friends), she has proved to be more of a friend to me than a random person you stumbled upon in person.

 

It’s strange to see how friendships can be made online with people you’ve never met.


But she is so open, so kind in all she says, that it would have been an opportunity lost in making long-distance friendships (i dont know if she thinks we’re friends now), but i certainly feel she’s a good person to be digitally friends with and if ever in person. 

You all probably think I’m crazy for being so trusting. But the thing is, in the time we live in, everyone fends for themselves. Everyone jumps in a cage full of beasts that attack the minute you step-in. There are reasons we all have why we seek communities as such. It’s been a huge thing in the last several years to connect with people from all over the world. So what’s the fear?

 

No one ever trusts anyone, anymore. 

H.K., participates in this mommy group full-time. I see her comments on most of the post on there and she is nothing but always kind. She stands up for people. She isn’t afraid to lead with kindness above all things. She spews out love in all her comments, support, and understanding. And she shares the most uplifting experiences of motherhood.

I often see inconsistency in the commentators on there who participate full-time. Sometimes they’re positive, sometimes they’re judgemental. Well, not H.K.

I share this because this is the type of values we should share in the world. For women to have each others back NO MATTER WHAT! It is hard enough already to go through motherhood, without a book. But to find other women who will take on this journey with you with support, kindness, love, makes this journey a little bit easier. It allows one mother to bounce off ideas, doubts, and concerns with another and find common ground to help each other, even if it’s just emotionally. 

Is that not amazing? 

Have any of you connected with other moms out there? 

MM, out! 

  One thought on “H.K., CO 

  1. Kim Amy
    March 31, 2017 at 9:51 pm

    It’s great to meet up with supportive people no matter where you can! I keep my supportive and honest friends close no matter where I know them from!

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  2. March 31, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Aw thank you for sharing this, because, I too have found such great mom communities on social media, especially on Instagram. It is wonderful that we have technology to be able to connect us all! I hope you are enjoying your journey through motherhood!

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  3. March 31, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    I like connecting online with mom groups – it’s a way to reach out without time and location barriers. With my in town friends when asked to meet up, my response is always, “I’ll try!”

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    • March 31, 2017 at 3:50 pm

      Awe sorry mama! At least you have someone to ask.. we moved here last summer and we have no family or friends nearby. Its great to connect with people online for the most part.

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  4. theterrificfive
    March 31, 2017 at 1:51 am

    That’s awesome you found such a good mommy friend you can trust in! Motherhood is extremely difficult and people like H.K. really helps others get through it!

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  5. Devon
    March 30, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    This is great! I’m glad you’ve had such a good experience. I too have found so much inspiration and support from fellow blog moms on Facebook.

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  6. mamafishsaves
    March 30, 2017 at 8:55 pm

    I am in a moms group specifically with other moms who have children born in the same month my son was born. We have been together since very early pregnancy and I consider so many of them family now. While there are a lot of us, I have never found a group of women that lifts each other up like my group does. I don’t know how I would have made it through the last year without them. So glad you found a friend in your group!

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    • March 30, 2017 at 9:01 pm

      Its so amazing how we find people in just the right time! I know she came into my life at the right time. And she did with such grace, kindness and heart.

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  7. March 30, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    I have a few great friends that I have met online, but never in-person, so I don’t think you’re crazy. 🙂 I actually met one through my blog and the two others (a older mother and daughter) I’ve been friends with for almost 8 years now!

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  8. March 30, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    I love reading about your friendship. I am always a little nervous to try the Facebook groups but the mom friend I have found through other places, have truly been a blessing. It is always nice to know someone out there understands and has your back. Thanks for sharing!

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    • March 30, 2017 at 5:06 pm

      Thanks its good to find women who are just kind. We criticize ourselves enough on the daily with motherhood..we don’t need any other moms to do it to us too.

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  9. March 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    It really is amazing! It’s cool to be able to build those relationships or that rapport. Sounds like you’ve landed in a great community!

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  10. March 30, 2017 at 10:47 am

    It sounds like you have found a hidden gem. We could all be a little more like H.K. In our every day lives, not just in digital media.

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