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Raising a Gender-saurus? Why raising your child without gender is nonsense…

Baby Storm (4 months) & Older brother Jazz (5 years)

I simply can't stop thinking about the latest ridiculous couple to make a misguided attempt at raising their child without gender.  In 2009, I railed against the 'original' newsmaking Scandinavian couple who called their child Pop and kept him/her in an endlessly changing array of clothing and hairstyles.

Now another couple has jumped on this bandwagon Kathy Witterick and David Stocker, a canadian couple who already had sons, one of whom likes to dress in stereotypically girlish clothing and hairstyles have made the decision to keep the sex of their third child a secret.  Witterlick (because, to the best of my knowledge, we haven't heard from the father) intends to shield her newest child's identity from all possible societal tainting by keeping it under wraps: "…if you really mean what you say about being kind, honoring difference, having an open mind and placing limits thoughtfully where they help children develop competencies and be safe, then you better walk the talk."


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    Jessica Kobrin Bernstein is a teacher turned overeducated SAHM to two small children. Constantly cooking something. Sleep?! Talk to me in 20-30 yrs. Always looking for great products to review.

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