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Little Kids and Gender

Britney Crosson

Tags gender specific toys, open minded parenting

When I was at Target with my 2-year-old (he'll be 3 in June) the other day, I heard a mom say, "Dora is for girls" when her little boy showed interest in a pair of Dora The Explorer socks.  Many thoughts rushed through my mind immediately... Are you serious?  Why is Dora for girls?  Why wouldn't boys like Dora?  Is Dora for girls because she is a girl?  Who cares if he likes Dora socks?  He's just a kid.  Of course, I said nothing out loud because the child was not in any immediate physical danger.  In fact, his mom...

Kind Kiddo Blog

Britney Crosson

The Kind Kiddo Blog promotes humor, happiness, love and kindness in all families.  We feature funny parenting stories, inspirational parenting stories, family travel tips, easy recipes and much more.