Category Archives: Annoying

Costumes for kids or stereotypes?

“The girls were dressed as princesses, the boys as super heroes!”

One Monday night, I come home from work and my older son, 7 years old, says to me: “Tomorrow it’s “Mardi Gras”, the teacher told us we could come in costume”.  Ouch …

I say “ouch” because we don’t have many costumes at home, and I don’t know why: is it because they do not have many that they almost never disguise themselves, or is it because they do not really like this that we do not buy them costumes…

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Why are Astronaut pajamas sold in the boys’ aisle?

I am writing to you, my dear H&M.

First, well, I have to say that your Astronaut pajamas, are really cool, my daughter loves them (and my son too)! But WHY do I have to go to the boys’ aisle to find them?

You make other super nice pajamas: firefighter, baseball player, super hero … They are so great that I could buy them all, except that…. All of them are sold in the boys’ aisle! And this is annoying… Continue reading Why are Astronaut pajamas sold in the boys’ aisle?