A Flight Attendant Calmed A Crying Baby By Blowing Bubbles. The Simple Gesture Brought The Mother To Tears, Too.

"There are some seriously kind people in this world."

A mom was traveling on board a Southwest Airlines flight from Orlando to Pittsburgh when she began struggling with her two young children, especially her baby girl who started to cry loudly.

A flight attendant noticed the commotion, and called the mother with the baby to the back of the place, seemingly to reprimand her. But instead of telling the mother to control her child, he did something totally sweet and unexpected. 


He began to blow bubbles for the crying child.

The bubbles — which, Refinery29 points out, are permitted on planes provided that they are under 3.4 oz — helped calm the little girl, and the sweet gesture even brought the mother to tears herself. 

After witnessing the heartfelt act, fellow passenger Carrie Jaboor shared the sweet story on  Facebook, which was reposted on the Love What Matters Facebook page on April 2.

"My heart ... there was a mother and her 2 young girls in front of me on the plane and the baby suddenly had a very loud crying fit that wouldn't stop. This Southwest employee asked the mother to come to the back of the plane with him. I looked back and saw him blowing bubbles for the little girl until she stopped crying as he was also giving tissues to the mother and consoling her as she was crying, too. There are some seriously kind people in this world."

The tender act brought a smile to many of the passengers on the plane, as well as those who saw the Facebook post, which has been liked over 47,000 times. 

Parents are also writing in to say how flight attendants, especially those on Southwest Airlines, have gone above and beyond helping make flights more enjoyable for their families.

From comforting kids on turbulent flights, to leaving inspirational messages, to helping to calm crying babies, flight attendants are helping to make flying as comfortable as possible for all passengers with simple, but very meaningful, acts.

(H/T: Scary Mommy)

Cover image via NadyaEugene I Shutterstock


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