(source: BargainBriana's FB Page)
I know this is supposed to be WordLESS Wednesday, but this picture – really the picture it originated from which I'm not posting – makes me want to scream a thousand words! I think this is a great comeback to the question of "Are You Mom Enough."
Of course, this whole thing is in response to the recent Time Magazine cover featuring a young mom breastfeeding her almost 4 year old son. If you think about it, it’s not the first time this issue has been discussed pretty heavily. I recall an old episode of Desperate Housewives where Lynette had a coworker still nursing her 6 y/o which had people talking. Of course it was hilarious to discover that that mom was only doing it to keep from going to the gym. This time, however, I think it’s being done just to stir up controversy and sell magazines. Now, while I’ve made it a personal rule ever since I became a mother to try not to ever judge another woman’s parenting style (unless of course the child is blatantly being harmed), I will say that I was pretty disturbed and annoyed with both the cover itself and the concept behind it. Here’s why: