​Model Peaches Geldof's Tragic Death Leaves 2 Babies Behind​​

peaches geldofIn incredibly sad news today, British socialite Peaches Geldof died at the age of 25. She was found at her home in Kent, England on Monday afternoon, and at this point, details surrounding the death remain scant. Kent Police have said that foul play isn't suspected, and investigators are treating the death as "unexplained and sudden."

Of course, it's a tragedy when any person dies well before they statistically should, but with Peaches, it's extra heartbreaking since she was a devoted mother to two sweet babies, Astala and Phaedra.

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Peaches had a bit of a reputation for being a wild child, but at her core, she was a woman whose family was the most important thing in the world to her. Peaches lost her mother when she was young, and ironically, shortly before her death, she tweeted a picture of the two of them together, along with the caption, "Me and my mum." Actually, it was the last thing she ever tweeted.

And, now, sadly, her children are in her same position. But thanks to Peaches, they too have tons of beautiful photos with their mother; and can see in writing -- her writing -- how much they meant to her. That's priceless.

If you look through Geldof's beautiful Instagram and Twitter accounts, which basically solely gushed over her gorgeous children, it's more than obvious that her children were everything. Her "about" line for both read: "Waging a never-ending war against dirty nappies." Scroll through both of her social media accounts, and you'll see an endless stream of photos of her two kids, along with loving captions accompanying them. The background of her Twitter is even drawings of her sons.

So often we debate whether posting photos of our children online is a good thing, or obnoxious and unnecessary. But in the case of Peaches, it's an amazing thing. Her sons now have tangible proof of how much their mother loved them. I'm sure her two sweet boys will stumble across things Peaches wouldn't have wanted them to see online, so it's nice that they have evidence -- straight from their mama's mouth -- about what kind of parent she really was. It's actually a pretty good case for leaving a legacy online.

It's so sad that Peaches had to leave her boys so young. Her kids, when they look back, will hopefully see -- through photos -- how over the moon she was about them. What parent, or child, wouldn't want that?

What are your thoughts about posting photos of your kids online?

 

Image via Peaches Geldolf/Instagram

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