My girlfriend of four years, Sabrina, and I have been in an ongoing conversation about babies. Should we recruit a gay friend, adopt, or go the sperm bank route?
Those are the tough ones. The question of breastfeeding, luckily, is a subject on which we both agree: It’s not going to happen.
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Move over , Dance Moms and Toddler and Tiaras! Here’s a new show (in development) that will expose how parents can literally smother their children into a state of regressed infancy, and yes, it’s based entirely around that Time Magazine cover about boobs.
I was breastfed until I was 4 years old. Or 5, maybe. My mother has always been fuzzy on the exact math. I choose to go with 4, because as it is, people tend to look so shocked that I’m afraid their lower jaws might actually fracture were I to add a full year to my tenure suckling on what I reportedly liked to call “nippy.”
As you might imagine, this information became humiliating to me right around the time I sprouted my own breasts (sixth grade or seventh grade, depending on which breast you want to date from—they were Irish twins).
Last week we had Patricia Krentcil, the Tan Mom. This week, thanks to Time magazine’s salacious new cover, the deep-fried New Jersey mother has been pushed aside for Jamie Lynne Grumet, the Breastfeeding Blogger Mom. The 26-year-old was breastfed by her own mother until she was six, and she’s paying it forward by keeping her 3-year-old son on the teat.
Since everyone and their mother seems to have a very vocal opinion on this matter (and the side matter of whether the act of breastfeeding–which is fine in the privacy of your own home where its between you and God–should be the salacious cover of a reputable magazine), the mommy blogger went on Today this morning to explain (once again) how controversial her decision to pose for Time was.