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Couple gets insulin pump tattoos in support of their son

Quebec couple get insulin pump tattoos to boost diabetic son's spirits.

Just saw this on FB, and was shocked to see some of the comments.  I believe it was a very sweet thing to do for their son.  It was their effort to make him feel less abnormal.  I read through just a few comments on the FB posting of this, and saw more than one comment like "What terrible parenting!".  Someone even suggested that they would support his use of meth.  (Huh?)

So, what are your thoughts on this?  Supportive parenting or...something else?

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Asked by DusterMommy at 12:24 PM on Jan. 25, 2012 in General Parenting

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  • Knowing several kids on insulin pumps and how evil diabetes is I think people that comment like that are so ignorant of the disease it should be criminal!!


    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:33 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • I think it's sweet and supportive!

    Answer by anestheticsex at 12:30 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • I think it shows that they love their son very much & support him.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 12:33 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • That is awesome

    Answer by mommys2cupcakes at 12:33 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • We wouldn't do it, but I certainly don't think that it makes them terrible parents or, what, supporters of drugs? LOL

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 1:20 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • I don't get the objections to this.

    Answer by riotgrrl at 1:34 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • Wouldn't be my choice of tattoo, but it was sweet that they are going the distance to show support!

    Answer by ginger5653 at 2:28 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • I think that these are AWESOME parents to show their support for thier son!!!

    Answer by SkylaReneeMom at 10:44 PM on Jan. 25, 2012

  • it is great that they could do this

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 12:57 PM on Feb. 3, 2012

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