Many people cringe when they hear the words gender neutral like it is some sort of taboo. But there isn’t anything taboo about gender neutral. In fact the truth of the matter is that gender neutral is very much a beloved option for designing everything from the baby shower to planning the nursery.
But what is gender neutral? And how do you achieve a truly neutral room for your child to grow and develop into the person that they really are? The steps are at their very heart quite simple. They do not require a lot of work. In fact when you plan to let your child develop in a gender neutral environment you are giving them a chance to mature without secondary influences that are encouraging them to be one way or the other.
This video is a good example of what a gender neutral nursery might look like.
Many parents will have horror visions at this point. Dreading that the room may look empty and cold. But that couldn’t be any further from the truth. A room that is truly neutral isn’t void of warmth, no, it radiates warmth and love. Just look at the combinations that have been created here. I could imagine many of you would even want something this cozy for your own room.
When you go neutral you aren’t limiting your child. When done in measure you are simply avoiding a lot of the stereotypes and predefined roles that out society puts on us from a very young age.