- Naledi Sethibe's mother worked hard to provide for her when she was a child and she is now trying to make her mom proud
- Naledi's mother was a domestic worker throughout her childhood and she never saw her mom live lavishly
- Naledi's aim in life is to honour and spoil her mother to the best of her ability
Naledi Sethibe shared a heartwarming post online in honour of her hardworking mother. Naledi's mother was a domestic worker throughout her childhood and she is now trying her best to make her mom's life comfortable.
Naledi stated that she never saw her mother in power suits, perfect make-up or wearing any expensive accessories. Instead, she saw her with sweaty palms and scratchy hands with an apron and a dishcloth over her shoulder.
On her son's 5th birthday, Naledi decided to spoil her mother as well. She shared that her mother has been helping her take care of her son since his birth.
Her full post shared to the #ImStaying group read:
"Never have I seen my mom in power suits, perfect make-up or expensive accessories... Sweaty palms, scratchy hands, aprons and a dishcloth hanging on her shoulder, that is the picture that I grew up seeing, a domestic worker that is what my queen was!
"Today is my son's 5th birthday I decided to spoil my mother also on this special day, mama has been staying with my son ever since he was born, I remember leaving him with my mom when he was only seven days old as I had to go back to university.
"Mama our happy ending is near, I'm gonna make sure that you live a comfortable life, because royalty, that is what you are... When I count my blessings I count you multiple times."
Briefly.co.za compiled a few of the comments left by Stayers under Naledi's post. Read some of them below:
Jennifer Ann Hamilton said:
"What a blessing you are to honour your mom... It doesn't matter what work we do in life as long as we're happy."
Karen Murray wrote:
"God bless you and your family. What a fantastic example you've been for your daughter and family."
Zani Zanele Mcosana commented:
"All the best to mom. This brought me to tears, I love my mom to bits... Take good care of that soul."
Choene Julia Sekwadi added:
"Those are best moms, may God strengthen her and please dear make her a proud mom forever."
In similar news, Briefly.co.za earlier reported on a South African man who thanked his mom for life by building her a beautiful home. Taking to Facebook's #ImStaying group, Wonder Juju Sangweni Sangweni shared how he had built a beautiful home for his mom.
In the post, he explained that he had built the house to say thank to his mom for giving him life.
"#ImStaying. That's for my mother for keeping me alive during her pregnancy time so today I thank you, Mom, with this beautiful house that I built for you. Thank you Mom #ImStaying," he wrote.
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