Baby boy signs for help while sitting with Santa

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (WKRG) — A young boy sitting with Santa is going viral on social media for his silent message to his mom.

Kerry Spencer posted a photo of her little boy sitting with Santa on her Twitter account, @Swilua. She writes, “We taught our baby sign language. This is the sign for ‘help.’ You’re welcome.”

The photo has received over 6,000 shares and has been ‘liked’ more than 25,000 times.

People tweeted back to Kerry, saying her son was ‘mispronouncing’ the word. Kerry responded back, acknowledging his sign wasn’t perfect, but it is the sign he makes when he needed help.

This story was originally posted by WKRG, a Nexstar contributing station.