Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Boy toys and girl toys
When we were at the park yesterday waiting for my friend to show up I got to chatting with another young mom there. She had a little 1-year old boy and babysat her sister's 3 kids. She was telling me about how her nephew needed more boys to play with because he has 2 sisters and only girl cousins so he is always playing with their barbies and dollhouses and baby doll stuff instead of cars and trains and dinosaurs. I thought that was funny. We obviously have no girl toys but I see no problem with boys playing with them. When we lived in Idaho and the boys would play with Michelle's girls they would play with dolls and things. And when I was little I was always playing with "boy" toys since my closest siblings were all boys. I grew up enjoying guns, cars, dinosaurs, etc and didn't really care for dolls and I turned out just fine.