I've posted on this before--wish I could find it!
Try each church several times because even in one church you will find incredible variety from Sunday to Sunday.
Be prepared to jump in and not be shocked if people are not too...
<<On the flip side of the coin, some of those who have circumcised become very angry about the use of the word intact to describe males who are genitally whole and natural. They try to say that their sons are whole and natural even...
And part of that equation is toileting styles.
As I'm learning, many families teach their sons to urinate standing up!
I never knew that it was so common--I remember my brothers learned to sit on the toilet and when my oldest was...
I'd love a spin-off of the dairy industry's campaign:
Whole, Intact & Natural?
(then in smaller letters)
Stop Circumcision! And to be a bit more inflammatory, I'd pick:
Bigger IS Better!
<<My nephew is just such a strong debater and I, of course, just want the best for my son and when I hear all my friends had circumcised their sons I worry about the psychological ramifications.>>
I would worry about this,...
Oh! I got it!
I read that you hold his penis up to urinate in the toilet and couldn't imagine what was going on over there, LOL!
He's standing up!
(I guess a lot of children learn that way?)
Anyhow--just have him sit!
And, of course, children only spend a part of their day in care, but the whole of their lives circumcised.
But I do get the OP's point about care--in some circles, it's just assumed that after your baby is 6 weeks old, you're going to...
<<It's just so odd, like I said, he's against pierced ears on baby girls, he's against declawing cats, heck, he's against docking puppy tails. So, I was VERY VERY VERY surprized by his "stance" on this one.>>
My father was raised in a secular-Methodist family, my mother was raised in a devout Catholic family--more Irish than Roman if you know what I mean!
Mom left Catholicism when she left home for college and when she and my father...