- A South African woman threw a beautiful birthday party for her step-father in appreciation for all he's done
- Mjebha Mgiba's step-dad has been in her life since she was just 11 years old, she is now 35
- Mjebha shared pictures of his birthday party to the #ImStaying group on Facebook and Stayers can't get enough of their adorable relationship
A local lady shared an amazing post about her step-father. Mjebha Mgiba threw a beautiful birthday party for her step-father. Mr Mgiba, as she called him, came into her life when she was just 11 years old and changed her life.
Mjebha said she lived in a one-bedroom shack with her mother. The two of them were struggling and had nothing but porridge and sugar to eat. Mjebha said the day her step-father arrived was the day everything changed.
She said he's been the best father she could ever ask for. Mjebha is now 35 years old and is extremely grateful for all her step-father has done for her. She personally saved up money to throw him a birthday party.
Mjebha's full post on the #ImStaying group on Facebook read:
"Meet my stepfather Mr Mgiba. He came into my life when I was eleven years old. I lived in a one-room shack with my mom I remember we had nothing to eat but porridge and sugar... The day he arrived everything changed he's been the best father I could ever ask for.
"Today I'm 35 years old he is still the best father in the world. Last weekend I saved up enough and threw him a birthday party he is the reason why #ImStaying I love you, daddy. Thanks for taking care of my mom and I."
Stayers shared love and support with the Mgiba family in the comments section.
Veenoh Maru Mabelane-Nkosi wrote:
"May the good Lord bless you. Many never appreciate the efforts of their step-parents..."
Nuemi Kelly said:
"Wishing your Dad many more beautiful birthdays to come."
Joan McMurray commented:
"Blessed day to your dad. He must be a good man you posted such a heartwarming post. May God take care of both of you today tomorrow and beyond."
Christina Adams added:
"God bless you all."
In other news about inspiring fathers, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a dad that adopted five siblings. It was recently reported that Robert Carter, Ohio citizen, adopted five siblings so that they could all grow up together.
Carter, who had initially adopted three little boys, Robert Jr, Giovanni and Kiontae, who he shared a happy life with. A little later on, Carter discovered that the boys actually had two other siblings, Marionna and Makayla, who were also foster kids.
This is when Carter, a former foster kid as well, made the life-changing decision to adopt both of the little girls, reuniting all five children who had spent six long and undoubtedly sad months apart.
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