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Old 10-16-2012, 08:30 PM   #136
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Re: RELATED sad UPDATE: It's attitudes like this that continue to perpetuate ignoranc

I'm so glad that he found something that made him happy!

It's sad, but I do think that he's right. Other kids won't get it as well and may very well laugh at him. I'm ashamed to admit it, but I'm pretty sure my little kids would-not to be mean, but because they wouldn't understand and would assume it was a joke. I think it might be an age thing, as I know my 10 yo would be the first to tell everyone not to laugh. My littles really became pretty gender fascinated around age 3 and it hasn't worn off yet. Part of it may just be because they are so close in age and that is one way they like to differentiate?

I love the Tink pjs. He can still express his inner Tink in a safe place until his peers grow up enough to understand.
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