People circumcise their baby boys for a variety of reasons:
religious custom, purported health benefits, or just because it’s what the
parents are accustomed to. We did it, however, because we thought it would be
Think about it! What’s funnier and cuter than a little tiny
baby penis? Very few things (except maybe a worm wearing a hat, or a comically
small cashew, or a pink packing peanut.) So wouldn’t it just be pushing the
envelope to take that little penis and give it a teeny tiny haircut? Then, the penis is even tinier and even more naked! It’s like taking a newborn
puppy and giving it a shave!
I swear, circumcision makes a new parent’s life more entertaining.
Some people say circumcision is cruel but everybody knows that
babies can’t feel anything until they are two years old. That’s why they call
them the terrible twos: because suddenly, children gain feeling throughout
their bodies, and it’s awful! That’s why toddlers cry so much. So don’t let
that “old wives tale” slow you down.
I swear, circumcision makes a new parent’s life more
entertaining. Even though we were tired and overwhelmed in the early days of
our son’s life, every time we opened up his diaper we just had a good laugh
looking at his funny little circumcised penis. We’d definitely do it again.
So, give it some thought, next time you’re trying to decide
whether or not to circumcise your son. Is your life a little blah, a little
devoid of entertainment? If so, go ahead and get that bad boy cut. Any way you
slice it, circumcision is a fun time.