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Would it bother you if your son did this? and would it matter what his age was?

We brought our 3 year old son to Build-A-Bear - he HAD to have a pink bear with a pink dress and named it Max which is his name.. would that bother you? I was fine about it but dad was upset..

 
maxsmom11807

Asked by maxsmom11807 at 10:59 AM on Mar. 15, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Nope, not at all. Maybe he likes the color pink.

    Pink, after all, is not gender specific. It's just a color.

    Also, my 3 year old daughter likes to play with GI Joes. I think that when born a boy, parents tend to only get 'boy' things, the same goes with girls. So, when given an option, the child chooses the toys that they don't normally get to play with because they are a mystery.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 11:02 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My husband often wears pink dress shirts and striped polos that contain the color pink, and I assure you he is all man. Tell that to your husband. It takes a very manly man to wear the pink! Your son is just preparing to become the manliest of men. Your husband just doesn't understand it yet!!!
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 11:07 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Nope wouldn't bother me at all.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 11:00 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Since he is 3 I don't see a problem with him wanting a pink bear in a pink dress.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 11:01 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • My husband would not have allowed it. I would have thought it strange and amusing but would have let him get it.
    Orionsgirl

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 11:02 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • It wouldn't bother me. He's 3. He will laugh at that one day. Now, my husband wouldn't let my ds do that.
    Iluvmy5

    Answer by Iluvmy5 at 11:04 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Nope it wouldn't bother me in the least!
    8Tinkerboo8

    Answer by 8Tinkerboo8 at 11:09 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I loved JadesMom's answer. The pink bear isn't what he normally gets to play with and its something new and different. I wouldn't be concerned in the least bit!!!
    CassiRae3

    Answer by CassiRae3 at 11:11 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • no. it wouldn't bother either one of us.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 11:10 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I wouldn't mind, but his dad would have a fit
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 11:11 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

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