To get you over the hump I’m sharing an article with you about a mom that is probably not going to win the coveted “Mom of the Year” award this year. Congratulations, that means the rest of us are still in the running.
Here she is in all her glory. You may have seen this article doing the rounds on Facebook last week. It was published on September 5, 2013.
Excerpt from the article:
“A woman has been stopped by police for apparently breastfeeding her baby while riding a moped. The young mother was allegedly driving through the streets of Yuzhou, China when she was pulled over. Officers said she was weaving through traffic while holding her 18-month-old son on her lap as he breastfed, and they pulled her over before she had an accident. Witnesses have claimed they saw the mother begin to breastfeed the child while keeping a hand on the handlebars. Breitbart reports that police were concerned she was risking her life, her son’s life and the lives of all the other road users. They added that if she carried on they would take her bike away.”
There are a few things I would love to say to this mom.
“Wow girl! You can work a nursing bra clasp, drive a moped, and hold and eighteen month old?!”.
“Kuddos to you for being able to nurse for eighteen months!”
“Where are you going in such a hurry?”.
This makes me feel way better about the fact that just last week the hubster and I loaded the kiddos in the car to head to my in-laws house (less than two miles away). When we pulled up in front of their house, my daughter, in a booster seat, yelled, “I’m not strapped in!”. Yup, we got all the way there and didn’t even notice. The little 4yo had to inform us of our irresponsible behavior. So, I’m also out of the running for the “Mom of the Year” award. Your chances just keep getting better!
Thank you, lady in China, I don’t feel so bad now.
Here are the top three comments from the Dailymail article: -Meals on wheels? – Golden Fleeced
-That is multitasking in practice. Efficiency at its best. – Bewitched
-At least it stopped junior from continually asking “Are we there yet?” – Ophelia-Balls
Got a better one?
Oh man, I’m not condoning this dangerous behavior, but it is pretty entertaining!
Happy hump day!