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Problem isn't little boys, it's little minds (english)
11 Jun 2003
Modified: 08:59:49 AM
It's spring, and all over town I see little boys - 1, 2 and 3 years old - stubbornly pushing their own strollers, with their resigned parents half-crouched behind them and helping to steer. It was our 14-month-old grandson's ardent devotion to stroller-pushing that alerted me to the phenomenon. Maybe little girls do it, too, but not in my experience.
Is it biology or culture ? Nature or nurture ? I don't know, but the "boy difference" is a matter of huge uproar in the media. In fact, the supposed failure of boys at school has become another plank in the masculinist platform, otherwise known as the male backlash against the advancement of women. The same week that I noticed the baby boys and the strollers, there was another fuss in the newspapers about boys lagging far behind girls in the so-called national literacy test.

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Okay... (english)
11 Jun 2003
A woman of equal age of a man, has a 3 year mentality of her male counterpart. I read that 20 years ago...And it's usually reprinted! Don't get uptight...I'm on your side!