Mommy Wars: Baby Hair Next Front

What Women Really Think
May 13 2012 12:00 AM

Is Baby Hair a New Front in the Mommy Wars? 

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Photos and Photoshopping by Tripper Allen.

We often think of mothers as selfless, nurturing givers. But as this week's Time magazine cover suggested, some mothers may be a little too comfortable in that kind of role. Are mothers really only good for extraction, nutritional or otherwise? Slate's Holly Allen thinks not, and in the images above, she and her husband used their adorable twin babies and Photoshop to extract some entertainment of their own from parenthood.

Happy Mother's Day!

J. Bryan Lowder is a Slate assistant editor. He writes and edits for Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section, and for the culture section.