Tag: gender stereotypes

how I gave control to my kids and it was OK

Rose got a haircut the other day. She was super excited to get a new look before going back to school. She wanted a pixie cut like her big sister. And oh, how I struggled. We have always taught the girls that their bodies belong to them and no one else. The opportunity to give

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UK Toys R Us dropping “boy” and “girl” aisles: Why it matters

Last week, I came across this article which discussed the recent decision of the UK branches of Toys R Us to drop the specific “boy” and “girl” areas in their stores. Actually, this is a growing trend in the UK, spurred on by a campaign called “Let Toys Be Toys“. According to their website, this campaign’s mission

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