Because there are some things you just don't learn if you don't personally own the equipment. As the mother of one very vocal three-year-old, I am astonished by just how much of the male's world actually does revolve around their genitalia. As a woman who has never had to grow a penis, there a quite a few things that, quite frankly, surprised the hell out of me. So, for all you mums-of-boys , here are the most important things I've learnt about the family jewels.
When I got pregnant with my first child, I hoped I'd have a boy. I'd grown up with three sisters and wanted a son so badly. After about a year into my son's life, I realized I knew next to nothing about penises. No one told me my son would get an erection at 2 weeks old and that he would be capable of peeing in his own eye while I was changing his diaper. I've had to learn the rules that come with raising a son.
By Janice Paskey Jan 24, Photo: iStockphoto. The next day, though, things looked much worse. Her toddler was uncircumcised—perhaps his foreskin was just starting to retract?