My son likes to play with baby dolls and other girl toys: Is that okay?

Also another question my mother and aunt have said it’s inappropriate for my son to be playing with baby dolls and makeup yes he takes an interest in getting his hair cut and shower and being clean but he also still loves the dirt dinosaur and animals I don’t know if I should step in or allow him to express his creativity in whatever he wants to express it in… I’m thinking maybe he’ll be a huge fashion designer painter or a caring teacher maybe he’ll design eco-friendly makeup lines am I doing the right thing. I am young and my son only 2

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Let him be him! My little guy LOVES his doll. Guess what, he’s going to be a boyfriend, husband, and father some day. Let him learn how to be sentimental. Let him learn love. There’s NOTHING wrong with him enjoying any of that stuff. Let him be happy mama!

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Let him be who he is! My son loves his cousins Barbie dream house! I don’t worry about it at all

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He’s gonna be whatever he’s gonna be, not letting him play with certain toys won’t change his future, let him be a happy kid and play with whatever he likes

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it’s a thousand percent fine. let him play with whatever he’s interested in (as long as it’s safe). he can show his compassion and be a great dad one day too :heart:

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Your kid is happy. Your mom and aunt are jackasses. Unless the you is operated with genitals, it’s not gender specific. And if it is, it’s 110% not for children.

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Let him be…he is 2 years old !!! Perfectly normal!!!

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I am against makeup but that would be for girls and boys and that age… but playing with babies or pretend food girl gender rolls… as a teacher i always ask the moms or dads arent these things daddies do for their babies?

He’s 2…I don’t think playing with dolls is going to tell his future…it shows that he is caring and nurturing…if you plan to have any other kids this will be great for him. Nothing to stress about at 2 or at any age for that matter…all that matters is you will give him your unconditional love no matter what…who cares what anyone else thinks

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let him be him, he’s expressing himself the only way he knows how. yea, people will have their opinions, but they shouldn’t influence your choice. If it makes him happy, then you are being a good mom

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Let him be a kid for crying out loud. 🤦🤦🤦🤦

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He’s fine :wink: What can you teach a little boy about playing with dolls? How to be a good father, big brother, etc. I had (boy) friends in the 1980’s when I was little and they played with dolls - most even had their own My Buddy and/or Cabbage Patch dolls. Today, they’re awesome daddies :grinning:

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In my opinion he is a little kid, he should play with whatever he wants… at the end of it all he will grow up to be whoever he’s going to be… sometimes other are too stuck in their old ways to seen what’s really important…all he needs is to be loved and know his mama has his back

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Sounds like he’s going to grow up to be a loving, attentive son, father, husband, teacher, nurse, doctor, healthcare provider, therapist, and any of the other MILLION things in this world that you have to have those attributes for.

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He’s 2. Let him keep exploring his interests and forget what others say. My son is 5 and since the time he could walk, enjoys running around in my shoes and brushing his face with my makeup brushes. He also enjoys monster trucks, playing with bugs (to my great horror) and getting as dirty as possible.

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Be on his side what ever side is it. Let him be him.

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Let him be. He’ll hate you if you dont

Hes 2 let him.play with whatever he wants as long as hes safe. A boy playing with dolls wont harm him or change who hes ment to be.

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Let him express himself. He’s a toddler, it’s good for him.

Let him play with whatever toys he wants!!!

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