Serena Williams Comforted by Parents After Missing Daughter’s First Steps

Serena Williams misses her daughter’s first steps, but is comforted by fellow parents online.

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Finding Comfort on Twitter

The 23-time Grand Slam winner is currently in London for Wimbledon and continues to inspire women all around. However, due to being away, she missed one of her daughter’s major milestones. She tweeted this out last Saturday:

Parents on Twitter came to her aid and shared their own stories of missed milestones. While others sent her tweets of support, including fellow celebrity mom Chrissy Teigen:

Others share babysitter protocol when it comes to “firsts”:

While others relate to the working mom experience:

Hopefully the words of comfort lift Serena’s spirits, and that she knows how lucky her daughter is to have an awesome mom like her.