Reader: Attachment parenting creates crybabies


magazine started the whole thing, with a cover that featured a toddler smirking like a teenager while latched onto his mother's breast. The cover story, on attachment parenting, inspired a response from both



Jef Otte, who thinks attachment parenting sucks

, and local comic

Andrew Orvedahl, who doesn't

. The two faced off first on the web, where they argued

attachment parenting

, and then in person on Sunday night.

A big crowd gathered at Vine Street Pub for this installment of Arguments & Grievances, a regular comedy gathering, that featured a hastily organized segment on attachment parenting.

The argument can be summed up easily, says Beercrabs:

Who wants to deal with a crybaby for the rest of its sorry life....

See the video of the attachment parenting debate here. (A preview: Otte won.)

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