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When it comes to multitasking, we would have to say that mothers have the upper hand. It just seems as if they are able to do so many things at one time it defies reason.

Recently, we saw evidence of this at a Waffle House in North Carolina. A mother who works at the restaurant was putting in double duty and was working hard, but her efforts did not go unnoticed. In fact, somebody was so impressed that they left her a $1000 tip.

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It happened at the Greensboro Waffle House when Shirell “Honey” Lackey was working a double shift. Along with taking care of people, getting them coffee, and serving them their waffles, she was also caring for her baby daughter, Bella.

In true motherly fashion, she was caring for the little one but nobody’s plate was going unattended. What she didn’t know is that a country music star was there with his entourage and they were impressed with the work she was doing.

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According to a local news station, she received a $50 tip but that was only the tip of the iceberg.

The bus driver heard a conversation when the waitress was discussing working a 15-hour shift and having her daughter with her that day. That is when the country singer decided to come in and place an order to go.

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Lackey described it in this way: “So he came to me and said that in a society where nobody wants to work he had to respect the hustle of someone who is willing to do whatever it took no matter what to support their child and I started crying.”

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Posted by Honey Lackey on Sunday, July 25, 2021

Although Lackey was thankful for what the country music star did, she also decided to keep his identity secret. That being said, she did receive two free tickets to a concert and is going to be receiving some baby clothes and other items.

She said that it feels good to be recognized. Although she admits she doesn’t do it to be recognized, she does it because her daughter is everything to her.