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What would you say if your child asked you this?

Anonymous
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Today, my husband and I were setting in the living room and my husand was shirtless (like he is quite often) and my sons (he's 5) asks me "Mommy, why can boys go shirtless but girls can't even if they feed babies? ( I nursed he and his sister so he knows) I was stunned...I couldn't even answer him because I didn't know what to say.
Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:30 PM
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momto2boys973
by Ruby Member on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:35 PM
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I would say "because female breasts are private parts"
ivegotrhythm
by Gold Member on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:38 PM
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That's as good as anything I can think of.


Quoting momto2boys973:

I would say "because female breasts are private parts"

ame85
by Chemistry cat on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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Yep. Because they are private parts. Boys and girls are different and that is one of the differences.
Erica705
by on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:41 PM
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I'd say 'because then other women might get jealous.'

But I'm sarcastic.
Roxygurl
by Emerald Member on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Like the others said. Because its a private part
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Foolynroo2
by Emerald Member on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:43 PM
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Wow your 5 year old seems to hit the nail on the head with this whole public breast feeding debate.

He's probably the next president of the united states.


Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:44 PM
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I would tell him it's because there's an unfair double standard.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:44 PM
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Ewww I cannot stand when a man walks around the house shirtless. So classless.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:44 PM
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Its legal to go topless here. Just not at a state park.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Nov. 2, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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My 5 year old is a germophobe so I would probably say something along the lines of... so germs don't get on the boobies and into baby's mouth.

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