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The Perfect Moments That Memories Make

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This past weekend, my husband and I took our son to the local waterpark for Father’s Day. I wanted the day to be perfect. Of course, perfect days don’t really exist except in memory, and even almost-perfect days contain moments of worrying about when the back yard will get mowed and the seemingly endless other […]

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It’s time to address the colour coded boundaries that tell children what toys they should and shouldn’t play with.

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Seventeen year old community reporter, Isabelle Harris, takes a hard look at the effects of gender color codes in the toy industry, and poses some thought provoking questions in her commentary. Harris points out that while society these days encourages children to ignore gender stereotypes when it comes to they work they might want to […]

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Let Toys Be Toys – Why It Matters

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Let Toys Be Toys is a campaign that has the goal of influencing toy manufacturers and retailers to stop categorizing toys by whether they are for boys or girls, but instead categorize the toys in regards to their function. The campaign aims to educate everyone from the retailers to parents as to why the push […]

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Should We Stop Buying Gender Based Toys

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Susie O’Brien, Australian journalist takes a look at what an Australian Senator is trying to achieve by launching a campaign called ‘No Gender December’, which aims to encourage parents to be open-minded when it comes to the toys they buy their kids and steer away from toy gender stereotypes. It seems that the Senator is […]

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Why One Dad Encourages His Son To Play With Dolls

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In a segment of Huffpost Live, father of two sons, Joe DeProspero, and blogger for Parents magazine explains why he encourages his sons to play with toys that are considered traditionally girl toys. In a nutshell, he explains that by limiting what we allow our children to play with based on gender-typical toys, we are […]

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Why I Want My Son, And All Boys, To Play With Dolls

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In his column for the Washington Post, Peter Morris, examines the role of the father and the problems they face by being treated by society as the ‘secondary parent’. In his own experience, he found that when his wife was expecting their first child, he attended every prenatal appointment and even a breastfeeding class, but […]

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The Next Generation Of Autism Educators

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In order to meet the needs of the quickly growing number of children diagnosed with Autism in America today, and to help the families of these children get the help they need, Dr. Laurie Sperry, Ph.D. has opened a new research clinic for Regis University graduates at Denver Tech Center. This program is unique from […]

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