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When preschool girls only want to play with boys

If you have a daughter that surrounds herself with boys and wants to dress up in boys clothes, totally embrace it. It's natural and normal for that age to do so. The girl may just be athletic and may need to express herself in ways that she doesn't want to dress up, be a princess, and paint her nails. It's her own unique individual personality that is starting to explore. You need to embrace it, and allow her to do it. The more you give her that freedom, the more she might say, "Hey, I'm over boys now. I want to go and hang out with the other girls." I think the more you try and push that away and make her not do it, the more she might do it.

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Renae Plant

Preschooler Director

Australian native Renae Plant saved Los Angeles-based Camelot Preschool on February 14, 2008 along with a handful of parents who believed that Camelot should remain a community preschool. Over the years, Camelot has flourished under her leadership as owner/director. Renae improved the campus with eco-friendly bamboo floors, synthetic grass, themed sand castle and play structures. Her biggest accomplishment was turning a run-down shed, in record time, into an eco-friendly, open plan classroom with natural skylights and a special indoor/outdoor feel. Most recently she planned and added a Kindergarten Program to compliment the school and continues to implement new exciting parent involvement programs as well as Music, Spanish, Yoga and Sign Language.  She oversees the day-to-day running of Camelot as well as juggling her hubby Livinio and three kids, Ilan, Mateo and Deklan, (all of whom attended Camelot) and her bump maternity clothing line.

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