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David Beckham Furious At Media For Criticizing His 4-Year-Old’s Binky Dependency

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Using a pacifier to comfort a child that’s already out of the toddler phase may be like sparing the rod to spoil the child – but according to papa David Beckham, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with it, and shame on experts, judgmental media and the rest of the world for begging to differ!

Beckham’s daughter, Harper, 4, was spotted happily sucking on a binky on August 10 while out with her famous soccer playing dad, causing him to catch a ton of backlash for encouraging the easy, yet questionable comfort method for a child his daughter’s age. Victoria Beckham’s husband did not take kindly to being chastised for his parenting methods, and warnings that ‘speech or dental issues’ could result from the practice, and he promptly expressed as much, via an uncharacteristic Instagram rant:

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“Why do people feel they have the right to criticize a parent about their own children without having any facts?? Everybody who has children knows that when they aren’t feeling well or have a fever you do what comforts them best and most of the time it’s a pacifier so those who criticize think twice about what you say about other people’s children because actually you have no right to criticize me as a parent…”

Although Harper’s fashion designer mom has remained mum on the subject so far, one point is clear—every parent has their own method of soothing their children, and Daddy David has declared binky’s work for his baby…errr, little girl!


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