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04/08/2013 at 17:28
A while ago i saw a fb article thingy that was supporting all sorts of parenting decisions...
So it'd say things like... Breastfeeding? Great, you're giving your baby a great start in life. Formula feeding? Great, you're feeding your baby which may not have been possible many years ago, what a brilliant thing science can do for mums and babies.
And then the same sort of thing for dummies, co-sleeping, controlled crying etc etc.
I think it was an MDer who posted it originally. I have lots of new mummy friends that I think it'd be really good for them to read.
Anyone else seen it or can point me in the right direction??
04/08/2013 at 18:19
I remember the one, let me see if I can find it on my fb.
04/08/2013 at 18:31
is this what you were looking for?
To the mom who's breastfeeding: Way to go! It really is an amazing gift to give your baby, for any amount of time that you can manage! You're a good mom.
To the mom who's formula feeding: Isn't science amazing? To think there was a time when a baby with a mother who couldn't produce enough would suffer, but now? Better living through chemistry! You're a good mom.
To the cloth diapering mom: Fluffy bums are the cutest, and so friendly on the bank account. You're a good mom.
To the disposable diapering mom: Damn those things hold a lot, and it's excellent to not worry about leakage and laundry! You're a good mom.
To the mom who stays home: I can imagine it isn't easy doing what you do, but to spend those precious years with your babies must be amazing. You're a good mom.
To the mom who works: It's wonderful that you're sticking to your career, you're a positive role model for your children in so many ways, it's fantastic. You're a good mom.
To the mom who had to feed her kids from the drive thru all week because you're too worn out to cook or go grocery shopping: You're feeding your kids, and hey, I bet they aren't complaining! Sometimes sanity can indeed be found in a red box with a big yellow M on it. You're a good mom.
To the mom who gave her kids a homecooked breakfast lunch and dinner for the past week: Excellent! Good nutrition is important, and they're learning to enjoy healthy foods at an early age, a boon for the rest of their lives. You're a good mom.
To the mom with the kids who are sitting quietly and using their manners in the fancy restaurant: Kudos, it takes a lot to maintain order with children in a place where they can't run around. You're a good mom.
To the mom with the toddler having a meltdown in the cereal aisle: they always seem to pick the most embarrassing places to lose their minds don't they? We've all been through it. You're a good mom.
To the moms who judge other moms for ANY of the above? Glass houses, friend. Glass houses.
04/08/2013 at 18:46
That's the one I remember cupcake, glad you found it, my searches were drawing a blank.
04/08/2013 at 18:51
Yeah that's the one i remembered, but it doesn't mention the co-sleeping controlled crying... so maybe it's not that one?! but it's the only one I have seen!
04/08/2013 at 19:05
No that's the one, thankyou!!!
Tbh i couldn't remember what else it included and assumed it probably would include those things haha.
04/08/2013 at 19:06
Haha your more than welcome :)!
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