Famous mommy blogger Kelle Hampton paid a surprise visit to a Baltimore book club this past Friday. Hampton—who writes about being a mother to a child with Down syndrome on her blog Enjoying The Small Things and her new book Bloom—was originally going to Skype with the book club, hosted by her friend Lauren Perlin in Mt. Washington. But Perlin decided to surprise her friends by flying Hampton and her two daughters down for the occasion.
The fake-out Skype and eventual surprise were all caught on video and posted on her blog, which you can see below. Perlin, who also has a daughter with Down syndrome, first befriended Hampton when she read about her experience on the blog. Baltimore Bride editor Janelle Diamond attended the event and said that Hampton was nothing but gracious as all the attendees shared emotional stories about their own life struggles.
For more photos of the event and Hampton's time sight-seeing in Baltimore, visit her blog.
[Image: courtesy of Kelle Hampton]