I'm quite disturbed by the layers of judgementalism in this article and some of the responses. First there is the profound lack of knowledge and insight into the family and events. Yet many are happy to judge the father on this limited information. Second is the fact that I suspec that if it was a mother who froze in a dangerous moment that no one would think twice. Some how men are required to be good in an emergency but women are not. Frankly, no one knows how they will react when something dangerous happens. …

Kathleen Cawley

Physician Asst., twin mom, author of “Navigating Modern Parenthood: Warty Truths and Wisdom from an Older Mom with Twins.” Blogs book at shockofparenthood.com

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