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SIBLING PREP

Thanks Samantha T. for sharing your family's journey in prep for a new sibling...   We were over the moon when our little Delilah arrived… but worried about introducing her to our son, George. My husband Ryan and I prepared ourselves for confusion, jealousy, and frustration from our (relatively) well-behaved 4-year-old. The rollercoaster journey we’d all taken to finally complete our family only heightened this fear. You see, my first pregnancy with George was as natural and complication-free as can be, but trying for my second… wasn’t. After receiving a heartbreaking secondary infertility diagnosis - and much deliberation and tears - we decided...

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Friendship is everything

Friendship is a basic human need and according to studies, crucial for positive mental health and happiness  – yet often underscored for boys.  We at Wonder Crew celebrate friendship today and all days -- because we know just how important it is, not to mention awesome!  Happy International Friendship Day!  Don't forget to give your BFF a hug.   xo     

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What's a feminist? See what these kids have to say...

Image and story (quoted below) by Ruthie Rivera / @chasing_after_twins  "In a world full of hate we will spread kindness and love.  A kid asked what their shirts meant, one said ‘kindness’ and the other kiddo said ‘girls can do anything boys can do!’ We learn equality, empathy, respect for others and to love everyone. Boys are allowed to cry and show their feelings - they are welcomed to be anything they want to be." Thanks for sharing this awesomeness, Ruthie! 

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Conversation with The New York Times

Dolls That Nurture Boys’ Empathy By Emily F. Popek   May 14, 2018 “Boys have feelings.” That’s the simple message behind Wonder Crew dolls, which Laurel Wider, a psychotherapist based in Northampton, Mass., developed in 2015 after her son came home from preschool and announced that his teacher had told him: “Boys aren’t supposed to cry.” Ms. Wider said she remembers feeling “floored.” “I couldn’t imagine how he could get this message,” she said. “I’m a therapist; we talk about feelings all the time at home.” But she realized that despite her efforts, her son was still being exposed to rigid ideas...

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New Adventures coming soon!

Hello and happy spring!  Here's a sneak peek at our new adventures, coming soon! Go anywhere. Be anything.  

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