Colorado day-care providers would be required to provide dolls representing at least three races, under a proposal being considered by the Department of Human Services.
In other rule changes: Children over age two must not be served whole milk without a note from a doctor, kids over age one can’t drink more than six ounces of juice per day, TV and computer time will be capped at twenty minutes daily, and staffers must wear clothing that covers the lap and shoulders. (What’s so bad about bare shoulders? Search me.)
That’s why they call it the nanny state.
I’m not sure children that young are conscious of race unless adults work hard to make them think it’s important. We’re visiting the grandkids today in Maryland. Julia, who’s two, is very fond of Elmo on Sesame Street. He’s red. Grover is blue. Are they different races? Who cares?