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Old 10-15-2012, 06:51 PM   #110
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Re: RELATED sad UPDATE: It's attitudes like this that continue to perpetuate ignoranc

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Originally Posted by Joyful Tie Dyes View Post
The reaction I got from several ppl when DS got a kitchen for his 2nd Bday was pretty odd. My Dad (who taught me to cook) was just aghast and reminded me that I had a boy. Now my Dad does most of the cooking between he and my stepmom. He insisted on giving him tools (adorable fisher price tools). Yeah guess whose name is on the toolbox at my house...yep mine LOL and my DAD is the one that bought many of them for me. When I pointed that out he felt rather silly LOL
It's weird! It's like we (as a culture) are more restrictive of little kids than we are even of adults. People are just so fearful of any hint of nonconformity.
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