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Should Toddlers Go 'Bang'?

Giving toy guns to children, plus broken engagements and knitting a crutch.

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(Illustration / Nathalie Dion) Illustration / Nathalie Dion
By Miss Conduct
February 10, 2008

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During a casual conversation, my brother-in-law asked how I felt about toy guns for my 2-year-old daughter. I told him I felt pretty strongly that toy guns were inappropriate for toddlers and didn't want her playing with them. For Christmas, he gave her several toy guns and informed me he thought my viewpoint was dumb and that he was "overriding" ... (Full article: 926 words)

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