Jamie Lynne Grumet of Los Angeles and her son, age 3.
“I don’t consider breast-feeding immodest at all. I’m not shy about doing it in public.” (Martin Schoeller for TIME)
Dionna Ford of Kansas City, Mo., and her children, ages 4 years and 5 months.
“It’s so funny that the women who ask breast-feeding parents to cover up wouldn’t write to Victoria’s Secret to ask them to take down their ads.” (Martin Schoeller for TIME)
Jessica Cary of Brooklyn and her daughter, age 3.
“I don’t think about when I’ll stop. For us, it’s a life philosophy.” (Martin Schoeller for TIME)
Melinda Larson of Long Island, N.Y., and her children, ages 6, 4, 2 1/2 and 9 months.
“The philosophy resonated with us, and it felt comfortable. Other forms of parenting felt like I wasn’t in my own skin.” (Martin Schoeller for TIME)
Visual references of mother and child, at the cover shoot. (TIME)
More mothers who believe in attachment parenting reveal why they breastfeed for years!
The TIME Magazine cover image this week is still catching us by surprise every time we look at it. The image of a three-year-old boy — old enough to stand, talk and walk — drinking from his mother’s breast is seared in our brains. Interestingly enough, attachment parenting isn’t as rare as you might think. Check out these other mothers who were featured in this week’s “Are You Mom Enough?” cover story!