A British parenting author has kicked off a major debate after admitting to a contentious ritual: sharing her bed, nightly, with her 6-year-old son — while daddy sleeps in the guest room, according to Yahoo Shine.
“My beautiful, king-sized bed and the arms of my loved one await me every night as I climb the stairs at 10pm,” writes Laura Kemp at the start of her first-person essay, published Wednesday in the Daily Mail. “I quietly put on my pajamas and slip under the duvet next to him, before planting a kiss on his forehead and drifting off to sleep.”
Kemp — a confessional writer whose other topics have including despising her breasts and sometimes hating motherhood — then reveals, “the person sharing my bed for the past 18 months is not my husband Jamie, but my six-year-old son Paddy.”
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