Jessa Duggar Defends Her Controversial Parenting Choice

Jessa Duggar, Ben Seewald
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God bless Jessa (Duggar) Seewald, who clearly doesn't have the time or energy for the mommy-shaming haters of the world. The Counting On star posted another photo of her toddler with a bottle to Instagram, but it's what she said in the caption that makes us want to stand up and give her a heartfelt slow-clap.

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Jessa's brother Joseph got married last Friday, and she posted an adorable picture of her baby boy all dressed up for the occasion. He's also clearly still using a bottle, and as it turns out, Jessa just doesn't care what your opinion is on that.

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Spurgeon Seewald, Jessa Duggar Son
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The mom of two wrote alongside the photo, "That's my boy! Yes, he's 22 months old. Yes, he drinks water from a sippy cup, and yes, he still prefers to drink much of his milk/kefir from his bottle -- especially before nap/bedtime. (TBH, I wish he wouldn't have weaned himself early, and would've bf till 2. There, I said it.) So there ya have it. If you are experiencing anxiety over this, please share all your wisdom and perfect parenting advice in the comments section below."

Oh snap! A few weeks ago, Jessa got shamed big-time for posting a photo of her little boy with two bottles. Because everyone has an opinion, and since she's on TV, that apparently makes it okay for people to voice those opinions to her on social media.

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She certainly struck a chord with this post, and fans were quick to jump in to cheer her on. One person wrote, "I love everything about this!! Parenting is the hardest job in the world, and people are so quick to criticize other parents (especially moms). Your babies are happy, healthy and being raised to love God and that is ALL that matters!" Another added, "Ha ha! Love the comments Jessa. You know the best way for your child and your family. Spurgeon looks so handsome in this pic."

Even Jessa's sister Jill (Duggar) Dillard chimed in, saying, "You're awesome Jess! #youtellem He won't be 20 yrs old and walking around with a bottle hanging outta his mouth. #dontworry"

We're not worried for Jessa. She clearly has confidence when it comes to parenting her little boys, and she's doing just fine, not matter what some haters on the Internet might think.

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