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  •  I'm raising a son (3+ / 0-)
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    MaikeH, The Marti, FindingMyVoice

    and though I'm in a much more enlightened country (Norway) there are still challenges when it comes to gender roles.  I don't know what the future will hold with these things.  However, at his kindergarten (he is 2) the boys play with baby dolls just as much as girls do, and I've been told that he is very gentle and caring with his "baby" and it's not unusual to come in and see the little boys wearing dress-up dresses and carrying purses while the girls race around with toy cars.  So the groundwork is being laid.  

    "Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent."-- Isaac Asimov.

    by ssundstoel on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 01:55:44 AM PST

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