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Because Everyone needs a friend

At Wonder Crew, we know friendship.  Check out our new video!    Friendship and Boys from Wonder Crew on Vimeo.  

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Why Give Kids Toys that Look Like Them

Sharing one of our favorite articles this month: proud to be a part of this conversation - representation, inclusion and diversity in toys, this is how we create change.   Via @Mashable, Written by: Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez Now more than ever, it’s particularly evident that children need to be exposed to diversity as young as possible. It’s a topic that can inspire hesitation among a lot of parents, but setting the foundation for inclusivity isn’t as hard as you might think. Interactive play with diverse toys can be a great method to accomplish this.  Diversity – which is often used in tandem with inclusion –...

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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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