Mom Without Arms Raising Daughter Inspires Thousands

Sarah Talbi, the Belgian mom from Brussels who was born without her upper limbs is inspiring thousands by documenting her daily activities along with raising her daughter, Lilia.

Sarah was born without upper limbs and does everything from cooking to painting with her feet. She had initially began her YouTube channel to showcase her paintings. Soon people began to ask her if she could do other things and how she does them. Owing to their requests and curiosity, she had started vlogging her daily activities.

Alongside running her YouTube channel she also has a daughter to raise which comes which it’s own challenges. The Belgian mom explains that her daughter assumes that having no limbs is normal just like there are people who have other physical disabilities. And that she cannot really explain as to how she could do all things with her feet. The brain just adapts to doing things differently. It was just natural to her.

It is a huge achievement becoming a mum,” she said. “It’s my best achievement … But my disability had to adapt to having a baby. Now I have two years of experience, and I can do everything with my daughter. She holds me by my sleeve when we walk along the street. It’s unbelievable. She’s holding it like a hand.”

The Belgian woman has also been dubbed as ‘super mom’.

The tenacious mom has truly accepted herself the way that she is and embraced her own shortcomings. Her’s is a story of making peace with what has been dealt to her by life, making the best out of it and living with the limitations that comes along with it.