Mothers are the most judgemental people in the world. I was surfing one of my favourite sites, Celebrity Baby Blog a few weeks ago. One of the reasons I love it is because it just posts brief information and lovely big pictures of famous people and their kids. No editorialising. It’s utterly opinion-neutral.
But the comments? Oh the comments are judgemental.
On a photo of Celine Dion and her husband and son, came this warning
from the site moderator “We will not be posting comments about Renee
You see, the boy’s hair is long. Very long. So long
that admittedly, I’d found myself thinking ‘How ridiculous is that child’s hair!”
And this, underneath a photo of Suri Cruise being carried in New York
by her mother Katie Holmes: “We will not be posting comments about
Suri’s bottle”. This one had me a bit stumped. Her bottle? I did a
search on previous photos of Suri from the site and found a heated,
aggressive debate about the fact the two year old was “still using a
bottle at HER age.” Her age? Two? Is that too old for a bottle?
Read the rest of this post at Essential Baby here….