Yesterday, I had a crappy day at work. But that’s not why yesterday made me tired.
Yesterday was the day Time Magazine released their Attachment Parenting article. You know, the one with The Cover.
The cover depicted a quite lovely young woman nursing a quite mature-looking toddler, under the headline, “Are you mom enough?” You can see it here.
At first glance, the cover just pissed me off. I found it to be so obviously shocktastic, which, of course, sells magazines and creates a buzz (cha-ching!) But for those of us who fight the good fight every day in the face of people telling us how “disgusting” or “inappropriate” we are, it’s a buzz we don’t need.
So I spent my afternoon thinking about it. Continue reading