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Response to seabeyond (Reply #40)

Thu Oct 3, 2013, 12:09 PM

56. Yeah, it starts early.

Our hospital was pretty good about it. Lots of pastels but mostly yellows and greens. Of course, family and friends tended toward blue baby clothes for our boys, so...

One thing that I recall from our older son's very early days is that we made a point of carting him down both the "boys" and "girls" aisles. He showed NO interest in "girls" toys but practically burst out of the seatbelt to get his hands on HotWheels.

I know that this doesn't mean that boys inherently prefer boys' toys, but we were really surprised by the stark difference. We repeated the experiment a bunch of times with the same result.

On the other hand, when his brother was born he wanted a doll to have a baby of his own, so we let him pick one out, and he took to carting it around in a stroller when we went for walks.


Kids! Who can figure them?

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