FourÂ treasures for you today:
- These dolls, fromÂ Wonder Crew, are designed to inspire children of any genderÂ to have a companion with whom they can be nurturingÂ andÂ playful, and I think they are awesome. Pricey, but if you’ve ever shopped American Girl and wondered WHERE ARE THE MALE DOLLS, we’ve found them.
Only the superhero version is currently for sale.
Related: Gender-neutral doll strollers >Â
- This rug — designed for a kid’s room –Â is washable, like in the machine. Hooray! From Lorena Canal, a Spanish company.
- Pull-Ups has done some research on how personality types effect potty training. They’ve posted a quiz for parents to take about their child that will classify a child of potty training age into a type, “squirrel” for example. Then, you’ll get potty training tips that are specifically useful to the child’s disposition. Try it yourself >
- When you’re out and about and your child says something hilarious, launch the app QuoteMeTots to capture the moment. A simple interface allows you to log a photo, a quote, and the date. It generates a clear, shareable image that you can post on social media — or simply scroll through all your quotes as you accumulate them.
One from my personal collection: “Daddy, when I am so so happy, sometimes I cry a little bit. I get tearous.” Scarlett said that when she was four-and-a-half.