Boys dressing up in girl's play clothes and costumes

Julie Hale, Progressive Mom, shares advice for parents on why it is important to let your son wear girl costumes for imaginative play if he wants and how it can damage kids to curtail them to a specific gender
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Boys dressing up in girl's play clothes and costumes

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I say if a little boy wants to dress up in princess clothes, that his mom should help him button it up and adjust the tiara and let him have his imaginative play. It's more damaging if we try to curtail our children into specific gender roles than to let them explore imaginative play.

Julie Hale, Progressive Mom, shares advice for parents on why it is important to let your son wear girl costumes for imaginative play if he wants and how it can damage kids to curtail them to a specific gender

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Julie Hale, LMFT, RYT, is a psychotherapist in private practice on the Westside that specializes in adolescents, divorce, co-parenting, and other familial issues. Julie is also the mother of 3 amazing, intelligent and interesting children (11,15,17) but wishes she could turn back the clock because they got too big too fast. She can be reached at www.juliehale.net

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