Our Lady of the Crib

...it's always bothered me--those women who seem to leak breast milk long after their children have reached a certain age, or worse, those parents who've built a wall-shrine to their little jelly beans..."come and kneel before the two hundred photos of candice that chronicle her life from fetus to age eighteen"..."look at the glass case we've constructed for patrick's plethora of participation trophies and ribbons"...yeah, not me...as this essay so clearly demonstrates...

...these pages first appeared in the July issue of The Mom Egg...

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