Topic: barbie hate

Finally, Someone Creates A Barbie Doll That Won’t Make Your Daughter Feel Bad About Herself

Finally, Someone Creates A Barbie Doll That Won't Make Your Daughter Feel Bad About Herself

Oh Barbie. People do love to hate you. Don’t take it personally, it’s just that your crazy waist size, perky boobs and endless ability to stand in heels makes some of us scratch our heads and roll our eyes. You basically made my whole childhood great so I don’t want to offend you by saying you’re not the best role model for my daughter. But it’s time for us to both admit that there must be a better way. More »

Smotherhood: How I Learned To Stop Hating Barbie

Smotherhood: How I Learned To Stop Hating Barbie

If there was one certainty when I conceived a daughter ā€“ one thing I felt rigidly, righteously inflexible about ā€“ it was that Barbie wouldn’t enter her frame. I was raised Barbie-free ā€” a feat in 1970s North America ā€” and have always felt that gave me a slightly healthier perspective on my body than girls who grew up subconsciously expecting their feet to be shaped like stilettos. More »