The provocative cover of Time Magazine

May 10, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More

I was surprised to see the cover of the most recent issue of Time Magazine. It features an attractive young woman breast-feeding her 3-year old boy, who is standing on a chair to reach her breast, wearing army fatigues. I’m not shocked or disturbed in the least by the breastfeeding. There is nothing wrong with public breast-feeding.  The subject of the main article, Attachment Parenting, does intrigue me, and I’m looking forward to reading it.


Category: children

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Adam Herman says:

    Parents these days do worry me, seems it’s all about them, not their kids. Kids are being denied a childhood so that they can hang around their parents all the time and make THEM happy. Helicopter parenting has gotten out of control and universities and employers are reporting that it’s continuing into adulthood. I know helicopter parenting isnt the same issue exactly as attachment parenting, but I’d be very surprised if these moms plan to let these kids spend a lot of time out of their sight before they’re 30.

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