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I want to get my boys each a doll for Christmas. At the regular stores, all the dolls seem to be pink and very girly. My online search has led me to this: <a href="http://www.blueberryforest.com/baby_treasures/kathe_kruse_nicki_baby_doll.htm" target="_blank">http://www.blueberryforest.com/baby_..._baby_doll.htm</a><br>
and this: <a href="http://www.blueberryforest.com/evi-dolls/evi-waldorf-cuddle-baby-dolls.htm" target="_blank">http://www.blueberryforest.com/evi-d...baby-dolls.htm</a><br>
and also these: <a href="http://www.lakeshorelearning.com/seo/ca%7CproductSubCat~~p%7C2534374302061562~~f%7C/Assortments/Lakeshore/ShopByCategory/dramaticplay/dollplay.jsp" target="_blank">http://www.lakeshorelearning.com/seo/ca|productSubCat~~p|2534374302061562~~f|/Assortments/Lakeshore/ShopByCategory/dramaticplay/dollplay.jsp</a><br>
but I don't know if the last ones would be okay for us since both my guys (20 mos) are still mouthing things a lot. Anyway, does anyone have a good boy doll or any opinions of the ones I've linked to here? Thanks!
 

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DS has a Cabbage Patch Doll that looks like him. I bought it for him sometime after he was 1 and before I started getting more crunchy about the stuff I buy for him. But I'm glad he has it. THat doll is naked most of the time but I made him a little black shirt to make him more macho looking <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> I've also made that doll a couple of doll quilts and some cloth diapers. Who says boys can't play with dolls?!
 

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I got <a href="http://www.novanatural.com/s.nl/it.A/id.106/.f?sc=2&category=8461" target="_blank">this</a> doll for my daughter's birthday, and I love it--it would be great for a boy, too.
 

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My boys use my old Cabbage Patch dolls. We were cleaning out the storage room and they spotted them. They love them. So I'm not alot of help.<br><br>
But if it does help, my 17 month old's doll is a girl, complete with a dress. But he loves FayFay and I'm quite happy to recycle them.
 

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Ds loves his Corolle Tidoo and they come in several different non-girly outfits:<br><br><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FCorolle-Tidoo-Elf-Bald-Baby%2Fdp%2FB000HBTTO0%2Fref%3Dsr_1_7%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dtoys-and-games%26qid%3D1196719984%26sr%3D1-7" target="_blank">Tidoo Elf</a><br><br><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FCorolle-Tidoo-Ocean-Bald-Baby%2Fdp%2FB000OKT7EG%2Fref%3Dpd_bbs_sr_2%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dtoys-and-games%26qid%3D1196719984%26sr%3D1-2" target="_blank">Tidoo Ocean</a><br><br><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FCorolle-Tidoo-Rainbow-Bald-Brown%2Fdp%2FB000O1BL8U%2Fref%3Dsr_1_4%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dtoys-and-games%26qid%3D1196719984%26sr%3D1-4" target="_blank">Tidoo Rainbow</a><br><br>
Ours has been all over the place, the pool, the beach, the washing machine and he's in great shape. It's small and light enough that it's easy to take with us places.
 

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Haba makes some cute cloth dolls that look like little boys. Here's one kind:<br><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FHaba-981-Doll-Lukas%2Fdp%2FB000HWS9TA%2Fref%3Dpd_bbs_sr_5%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dtoys-and-games%26qid%3D1196721081%26sr%3D8-5" target="_blank">http://www.amazon.com/Haba-981-Doll-...6721081&sr=8-5</a><br>
I was thinking of getting one for my DS.<br>
( <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/offtopic.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="offtopic"> Hey, how do you make links built into your text, Redpajama or Ceili?)
 

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I bought my boy toddler an adorable baby doll off etsy. Here are some I liked on there, including the one we got (the last link):<br><a href="http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=7852629" target="_blank">http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=7852629</a><br><a href="http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8114654" target="_blank">http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8114654</a><br><a href="http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8055367" target="_blank">http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8055367</a><br><br>
My older son has a baby doll I bought because it had green PJs on and seemed gender neutral, but he named it Elizabeth (after Pirates of the Caribbean) and asked me to sew her a hot pink dress (which I did, of course). <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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My DS (15 months) is getting <a href="http://www.novanatural.com/s.nl/it.A/id.106/.f?sc=2&category=8461" target="_blank">this</a> doll for Christmas. He's getting the one in the green outfit. Very cute -it's hard to wait to give it to him!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Haba makes some cute cloth dolls that look like little boys. Here's one kind:<br><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FHaba-981-Doll-Lukas%2Fdp%2FB000HWS9TA%2Fref%3Dpd_bbs_sr_5%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dtoys-and-games%26qid%3D1196721081%26sr%3D8-5" target="_blank">http://www.amazon.com/Haba-981-Doll-...6721081&sr=8-5</a><br>
I was thinking of getting one for my DS.<br>
( <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/offtopic.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="offtopic"> Hey, how do you make links built into your text, Redpajama or Ceili?)</div>
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I got my ds this doll for Christma. I think its so cute! I hope he likes it.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">My DS (15 months) is getting <a href="http://www.novanatural.com/s.nl/it.A/id.106/.f?sc=2&category=8461" target="_blank">this</a> doll for Christmas. He's getting the one in the green outfit. Very cute -it's hard to wait to give it to him!</div>
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We got the same nova doll, only with the pink outfit for our son. We call him "peppa" cuz that is the brand name (and yes, so far he is a boy!) I also like that the doll looks just like him, as he is mixed race and the doll comes in a "tan" complexion (I find the "tan" designation a bit weird, but it closely resembled my kid's skin colour). If your kid isn't white and you are looking for a doll of colour, Nova has some <a href="http://www.novanatural.com/s.nl/it.A/id.1714/.f?sc=2&category=8439" target="_blank">other options</a>.
 

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If you are interested in the Nova dolls, I just saw in another thread a coupon code for $5 off. Coupon code COOLMOM
 

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My son, now 5.5, got <a href="http://www.oompa.com/baby-toys/category.cgi?item=FS0908" target="_blank">THIS</a> doll for his 2nd birthday. It's still a favorite.<br><br>
My dd, 2.5, asked for a boy doll for x-mas and she's getting <a href="http://www.lakeshorelearning.com/seo/p%7C2534374302061562~~f%7C/Assortments/Lakeshore/ShopByCategory/dramaticplay.jsp" target="_blank">THIS</a> one (the one on the far left).
 

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We have the nova one that has been linked and we love Noah around here. DS just put him to bed, by undressing him, taking him to the potty and then giving him a bath <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"><br><br>
I'm thinking Noah may just get new clothes for Christmas this year <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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This is darn cute!<br><br><a href="http://www.treasureboxtoys.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=TBT&Product_Code=KAT0038362&Category_Code=MAN1300" target="_blank">http://www.treasureboxtoys.com/Merch...y_Code=MAN1300</a>
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">This is darn cute!<br><br><a href="http://www.treasureboxtoys.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=TBT&Product_Code=KAT0038362&Category_Code=MAN1300" target="_blank">http://www.treasureboxtoys.com/Merch...y_Code=MAN1300</a></div>
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I have a red head so that one is my fav.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"> If only he had curly hair...
 

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I never considered buy a doll for my son... I figured he would not want a doll because he is a boy.. so I buy him truks and cars.. but after reading this post I see now there are some cool dolls for boys and maybe he would like a doll
 

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Oh yeah! My ds LOVES his doll and I wouldn't even say it was "boyish" or a boy doll. It was just the least girly one I could find. As in the doll's clothes are purple instead of pink. He also has a stroller (again purple not pink). He loves pushing his baby in the stroller and hugs her and carries her around throughout the day. Nurturing and cuddling are not just "girl" activities <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br>
He is an affectionate kid but I wanted to encourage more of that and doll play will do that. It's good for ALL kids.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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We got one like <a href="http://www.playthingspast.com/in-g02005.html" target="_blank">this</a>, but we bought it in canada, so it's a bit different. His name is Zippy and ds LOVES him! Very plush and cuddly, despite the zippers, buttons and snaps! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 
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