By Brandy Black
With a house full of girls, we wondered what life would be like for our son, who would he be? How would that nature or nurture theory really work? It didn’t matter to us if he chose princesses or cars, his happiness was truly all that mattered. Very early on he had strong opinions about what he played with. In a room full of girls stuff, he would find the truck or ball and smash it against the wall. When the girls get their nails painted, he doesn’t deny himself the fun but he chooses black or dark blue or just the massage and no polish. He very much fits the stereotype. The girls do too although our youngest girl Bella does indulge in a car race from time to time. Here is what happened the Easy Bake Ultimate Oven and Transformer arrived at our door.
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