Let’s face it, the coronavirus pandemic has the world more than just a little crazy.
Even simple tasks such as grocery shopping have become challenges that people are trying to stay away from – the risk of contracting COVID-19 is just too high for some.
Unfortunately, options like curbside pick-up, arranging early-hours-of-the-morning delivery times or just not grocery shopping full-stop aren’t feasible for everyone.
For those that have to brave the stores and have partners who are essential workers, or indeed are single parents, this means that sometimes they’re forced to take their children with them.
Those that do have faced criticism from some, less understanding quarters. People can be quick to judge and quicker to react, sadly.
One mom, MaryAnn Fausey Resendez, had the perfect answer to people giving her bad looks when she took her daughter to the store. After putting on their face masks and gloves, MaryAnn proceeded to attach a sign to the back of her daughter’s back that read:
“I am only 5. I can’t stay home alone so I have to buy groceries with mommy … Before you start judging stay back 6 feet.”
MaryAnn who works as a Texas firefighter, tattoo artist and owns her own tattoo and piercing studios, shared the photo of her daughter to social media, along with the caption:
“The sign I made her wear because I just know some [expletive] will take a picture & talk [expletive] on social media, not knowing all the facts.”
Other moms were quick to share their own horror stories of having been confronted by judgemental strangers who know nothing about their circumstances past what they can see.
MaryAnn also shared the whole process of how she goes about protecting herself and her daughter in a series of photos, but some people still tried to criticize her in the comments.
Right now, the whole world could benefit from a little extra love and care. Sure, things aren’t the best, but jumping own each other’s throats is no way to behave.
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