GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A post describing a mother’s evening at Olive Garden has gone viral on Facebook for a waitress’ kind gesture.

  • Mother’s child was crying in the restaurant
  • Mother was going to eat her meal in her car until a waitress intervened
  • Waitress fed the child while the mother enjoyed her own meal

With her young child squirming and crying loudly in the restaurant, mother Courtney Pedigo was feeling overwhelmed. When Pedigo asked her waitress to bring her meal in a to-go box so she could eat the dinner in her car, the waitress stepped in to save the day. The waitress came and sat with Pedigo, feeding the child so Pedigo could enjoy her meal.

Following the event, Pedigo took to Facebook to post the story and show her appreciation for the waitress.

In her post, Pedigo exclaimed, “I actually got to eat my food while it was still hot!”

Pedigo ended her post by thanking the waitress and stating, “I know your mom is looking down from heaven with the biggest smile.”

The post has been shared over 500 times.