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Secrets To Raising Respectful Boys

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Let Them Be Nurturers
Boys need both permission and opportunity to be caregivers. Watching younger siblings, caring for pets, and assisting elderly relatives or neighbors are perfect chances for boys to engage in acts of compassion.

Whatever anyone else says, it's completely appropriate for boys to play with dolls. Pretend play is modeled after the real grown-up world, and boys who play with dolls are simply practicing for fatherhood.