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If your boy is only wanting to play with dolls or princess stuff or things that seems feminine to you, I wouldn't stress out about it. They're looking up to us adults as role models. They see a mommy and a daddy, they see babies being born; it's a natural thing. For example, I had a girlfriend who had a son who wanted to just dress up in dresses and high heels, and he had a younger sister. So obviously the dress up clothes were being shared. And he eventually did grow out of it. But he was probably walking around in those dresses for at least a year. Mom was totally fine with it. If he's gay and he's going to end up that way, it's totally fine with me. So the child will either grow out of it or they won't. And I think it's important for parents to acknowledge your child is unique and individual and not force them down a road that you feel is more suitable and less uncomfortable.

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Preschooler Director

Australian native Renae Plant saved Los Angeles-based Camelot Preschool on February 14, 2008 along with a handful of parents who believed that Camelot should remain a community preschool. Over the years, Camelot has flourished under her leadership as owner/director. Renae improved the campus with eco-friendly bamboo floors, synthetic grass, themed sand castle and play structures. Her biggest accomplishment was turning a run-down shed, in record time, into an eco-friendly, open plan classroom with natural skylights and a special indoor/outdoor feel. Most recently she planned and added a Kindergarten Program to compliment the school and continues to implement new exciting parent involvement programs as well as Music, Spanish, Yoga and Sign Language.  She oversees the day-to-day running of Camelot as well as juggling her hubby Livinio and three kids, Ilan, Mateo and Deklan, (all of whom attended Camelot) and her bump maternity clothing line.

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