Jewish Circumcision Decision: Must Parents Say Yes?

An increasing number of Jewish Families are opting out of circumcision to keep their sons whole. Here is the story of Miriam Pollock, and her experience as a Jewish Mother: Click here for an account from another Jewish mother, and additional resources.

Jewish Circumcision Decision: A Mother Shares Her Experience

More and more Jewish families are opting out of a traditional Bris. Here, Maxine, a Jewish mother, shares her experience with the Jewish Circumcision Decision. Please see resources below for more information.  I was 24 yrs old in 1988 expecting our first child. We did not know the gender but growing up in a mixed […]

Facts About Circumcision

Not only should every parent-to-be read this, but every person residing in the USA should too. Here are the facts about circumcision. Please share far and wide. Open the dialogue. Spare parents. Save baby boys.

A Real Baby Boy Almost Lost his Life to Circumcision

Shared by an anonymous author with permission from Parents Overcoming Deception. I am not a doctor but I have a story to share. This is not a story about some random dude. This is a story about my son. A curly red headed boy who gives the best hugs and has the most delightful giggle. […]

To the Men who have been Circumcised

Males  who have been circumcised against their will have been wronged.  Instead of blaming them we should be supporting them.  This is what I say to the men who have been circumcised. As I sit down to write this, I am surprised by the depth of emotion that I feel. Not for myself this time, […]

Quick Start: Circumcision

A concise collection of information regarding circumcision for those who need the basic facts. Welcome to Our Muddy Boots!  Follow us on Pinterest and Google + for conversation and updates! Circumcision:  A Comprehensive FAQ for Expecting Parents and those Just Learning “Parents want to make the best decision for the health of their children, but […]

Circumcision: The More You Know

Circumcision:  The More You Know the More You’re Against it.Click here for MORE pinnable stuff!

Dr. Sears Please Educate Parents about Circumcision

 Circumcision is not in line with Attachment Parenting.  It interferes with birth bonding, breastfeeding, infant sleep, and belief in baby’s cries.  It is painful, medically unnecessary and welcomes our newest citizens by violating a basic human right. This is an open letter to Dr. William and Martha Sears- the couple who coined the term, and […]

Truth Brings Clarity for Parenting and Beyond

The Truth of a Lie Katrina Quitugua To spare me the truth You tell me a lie I may sleep a lot easier But the truth never dies   What never dies Will only prevail Once we are enlightened All else will pale   Truth can be painful But who really is harmed? When lies […]

Deconstructing the Image that Fueled the War on Baby Boys

Those of us in the “crunchy” parenting blogger community have all accepted that circumcision is a human rights violation.  Together, we advocate and educate for the protection of our most helpless members of our society. The OMB Facebook page  lost a LOT of “likes” from openly stating that the photo below was an irresponsible choice […]

NBC = No Boys Cut?

NBC = No Boys Cut? Click here for more Pinnable Stuff!

The AAP Statement: 12 Things YOU Can Do!

1.  Visit the AAP’s Facebook page and let them know what you think about their revised policy. 2.  Read the critique of the statement so that you understand why it is flawed. 3.  Become informed:  Visit Saving Our Sons and follow their Facebook Page to understand more about routine infant circumcision. 4.  Find and “like” your local […]

The AAP’s Revised Statement “Money Over Oath”: Today We Grieve

We have been preparing for this day, and it is here.  The Devil has reared his frightening face at the expense of our most helpless, vulnerable and precious members of society;  our brand new babies. Thinking of the transition from womb to world is sad enough- make no mistake, there is nothing joyous about birth […]

Save a Baby Today! (Get Free Stuff Too)

Next week, over 500,000 people will gather in Washington D.C. for the International AIDS Conference. This is just one of the influential week-long events that Saving Our Sons participates in each year on behalf of babies.  The advisory board plans for this event for months in advance; creating signs to inform, pamphlets to educate and bracelets […]

A Response to A Physician’s Apology for Circumcising Babies

As the mother of  a circumcised son who found out the truth too late, I cannot celebrate this apology. I suspect that the physician who issued this apology does not want this either. All one has to do is view this video to see that her apology is genuine and that she struggles with her […]

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