The Right Thing to Say When Someone Mentions Parenting Choices, Breastfeeding, Circumcision and More…
So you’re with a soon-to-be Dad and he mentions that they’ll be circumcising their son. What do you say?
You see a woman breastfeeding on a mall bench. What do you say?
You’re chatting with a friend about her experiences with bottle feeding. What do you say?
Your friend tells you how his family co-sleeps. What do you say?
You see a parent giving a baby a pacifier. What do you say?
You watch a crying baby in a stroller. What do you say?
Your friend is having lunch with you, when she cracks open a jar of baby food for her 4 month old. What do you say?
Your friend’s toddler loves playing games on the iPad. What do you say?
Here’s what you say. YOU SAY NOTHING. Because unless someone is specifically asking for your opinion, flapping your gums is as unwelcome as herpes on prom night.