I'm sure you've seen the tiniest of babies sporting onesies with cutesy sayings. Many of them are double entendres, such...
I'm sure you've seen the tiniest of babies sporting onesies with cutesy sayings. Many of them are double entendres, such as "I just spent nine months on the inside." Funny and clever, right? But what about the ones that are more...risque? Are those cute or inappropriate? I came across a few: MILF in Training! My daddy and I both like nice boobs! They don't require any interpretation or reading between the lines, that's for sure. I hadn't given them a ton of thought when my children were babies. I wasn't a fan of screen-tee style onesies, for no reason other than I was too busy immersing myself in the world trendy baby clothes -- and sadly removing myself from the world of trendy adult clothes in the process. And screen print onesies weren't part of my vision. Of course, vomit and diaper blowout stains weren't, either, but we moms can dream. As my kids have gotten older, I've found a few cute designer tees for my three year old son with wording such as "Lock up your daughters," "Ladies Man" and "I still live with my mom and dad." I admit that paired with plaid shorts from the Gap, he looks pretty adorable. However, I was recently interviewing an author and educator for an article I'm writing about appropriate clothing choices for teens. She noted that marketers start working our children toward "older" clothes when they are literally babies, immersing them in styles that aren't age-appropriate. While I'm often pretty horrified by what I see some 16 year olds wearing (am I making myself sound older than I am?!), I had not stopped to think about what we, as parents, are putting on our babies. It's an interesting point and definitely one worth considering. It's made me wonder what is acceptable and what isn't when it comes to baby clothes with slogans. What do you think? How do you feel about the "funny" onesies?

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