Erin Napier thought she shared a sweet sentiment about her husband Ben, her co-star on HGTV Canada’s “Home Town”, but found herself embroiled in an unexpected controversy.
It all started when Napier shared a photo on Instagram of the couple’s daughter snuggling up to her husband, with whom she welcomed a second daughter earlier this year.
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“Tonight he said to her, ‘A man’s job is to keep girls safe and to cherish and protect them.’ Too bad if we do not hit the jackpot in this house, ”she wrote in the caption.
While Napier has received a lot of praise for her post, she has also been struck by reactions from those who believe it is the responsibility of men and women to protect their children, men or women, and that statements like this encourage women to depend on men. .
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Finally, she issued a response. “Well, she’s three years old. And we teach him to find his strength, ”she wrote.
“One important thing we teach her is that her parents are a team that leans on each other and that she can count on her family. She added, concluding, “Maybe at four years old she can start a business or something like that.” “