People need to stop judging celebrities and their parenting styles.
From people cursing Ryan Reynolds for using a baby carrier, to David Beckham allowing his four-year-old to use a pacifier – isn’t it time we stepped down from the ‘perfect parenting podium’ that we all think we deserve to stand on?
David Beckham thinks so.
The 40-year-old father has hit back at critics who claimed that letting his four-year-old daughter, Harper use a dummy at her age could mean she suffers from 'speech or dental issues' later in life.
Beckham took a screenshot of one of the accusing articles - that had implied Harper may experience health problems later in life - and posted it to his Instgaram account, with a message for those who judged his parenting style.
The doting father asked, "Why do people feel they have the right to criticise a parent about their own children without having any facts?"
He went on to say, "Everybody who has children knows that when they aren't feeling well or have a fever you do what comforts them best."
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The British football star wrote that often what's best and most comforting is a pacifier. He then asked for those who criticise to think twice about their accusations.
"Because actually you have no right to criticise me as a parent...," he wrote.
Amid the debate, many other parenting experts have come out in defence of the Beckhams. All of the comments from Beckham's followers on his social media account also supported him - saying he was a great dad and it was his choice about how he raised his kids.
What do you think about the dummy debate?
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