Mother, 26, self-isolating due to asthma gets angry note from neighbour telling her to keep her two-year-old son quiet so hits back with devastating letter in his name

A mother self-isolating in the coronavirus lockdown had a note pushed through her door asking her to keep her young son quiet.
Lauren McCabe was asked to 'reduce the running around' as it was waking neighbours early in the morning.
The 26-year-old, who has asthma and a low immune system after catching shingles, was devastated - so wrote a note back in her two-year-old son Leo's name.
It said: 'I no longer go to nursery or get to see the people I'm used to spending time with. My mummy isn't very well, she said we have to stay home 'til she is better.
Single mother Lauren McCabe and her two-year-old son Leo were asked to 'reduce the running around' be their downstairs neighbours as she self-isolates with asthma and a weakened immune system during coronavirus lockdown
Single mother Lauren McCabe and her two-year-old son Leo were asked to 'reduce the running around' be their downstairs neighbours as she self-isolates with asthma and a weakened immune system during coronavirus lockdown

'My mummy doesn't want me to feel anxious or upset with these changes to my normal routine. So she's finding ways for me to feel happy, like running around my living room, dancing in my living room, playing with my favourite toys in my living room.
'I'm sorry you're finding this hard. I just want my mummy to be better and things to be normal.' 
'I'm sorry you're finding this hard. I just want my mummy to be better and things to be normal,' read the letter written from two-year-old Leo
'I'm sorry you're finding this hard. I just want my mummy to be better and things to be normal,' read the letter written from two-year-old Leo
This is the letter McCabe received from her neighbour asking her to 'try and reduce the running around' as she self-isolates with asthma and a weakened immune system
This is the letter McCabe received from her neighbour asking her to 'try and reduce the running around' as she self-isolates with asthma and a weakened immune system

Single mother Lauren, a freelance make-up artist, wept after reading the original note, which was pushed through the door of her Birmingham flat. 
It read: 'We think you have a young child and it must hard keeping them entertained in a flat. 
'Can we please ask that you try and reduce the running around as this is really loud. Especially early in the mornings where it wakes us up most days. Thanks in advance.'
Lauren's mother, Sarah Burgess, said: 'I haven't seen her because she's in isolation, but she rang me sobbing, saying: 'Mum how am I meant to keep him quiet?
'They should have found out the background before sending that note.'
To try to calm the situation, Sarah and Lauren wrote the note from Leo which they put through a neighbour's door.
Sarah said Leo was a 'typical toddler', but was not noisy, was easily pacified. And she said the row was the last thing the pair needed as they tried to keep their spirits up.

'At the moment Lauren and Leo are stuck in the flat,' she said. 'I buy all their food for them and leave it outside their door, and the only time they get to go out is to sit on the lawn in front of the block.'
Mother, 26, self-isolating due to asthma gets angry note from neighbour telling her to keep her two-year-old son quiet so hits back with devastating letter in his name Mother, 26, self-isolating due to asthma gets angry note from neighbour telling her to keep her two-year-old son quiet so hits back with devastating letter in his name Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 04:19 Rating: 5

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