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Our Message To Mothers About Mattel’s New Diverse Barbie Collection

Our Message To Mothers About Mattel’s New Diverse Barbie Collection

We’ve got to hand it to Mattel with this one. After a series of epic fails, it is worth giving the world’s most popular doll manufacturer some credit where credit […]

Family Life

A Range Of Black Dolls From South Africa That Step Up The Diversity Stakes? Yes Please!

A Range Of Black Dolls From South Africa That Step Up The Diversity Stakes? Yes Please!

If you’re read any of our coverage of emerging doll brands that are seeking to break the mold on what dolls should look like, you will be familiar with the […]

Family Life, Working Women

iBesties Are The Rad STEM Dolls We Wish Were On The Market When WE Were Young!

iBesties Are The Rad STEM Dolls We Wish Were On The Market When WE Were Young!

We’re not joking when we say we wish we had these dolls to play with when we were young! But thankfully the world, and the toy market is changing and […]

Family Life

Is Barbie’s ‘Be Super’ Campaign Enough To Rescue The Doll From It’s Image Crisis?

Is Barbie’s ‘Be Super’ Campaign Enough To Rescue The Doll From It’s Image Crisis?

Here’s the latest installment in the Barbie makeover saga. She is no longer a doll trying out over 150 different careers, gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine or updating […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Nigerian Man Creates ‘Queens Of Africa’ Dolls To Battle Barbie’s Homogeneity

Nigerian Man Creates ‘Queens Of Africa’ Dolls To Battle Barbie’s Homogeneity

Barbie used to be arguably the most popular toy for young girls. But a growing unrest over the stereotyped and homogenous attributes of the doll has made other toy manufacturers […]

Family Life

Mattel Making More Chemotherapy Barbies For Cancer Patients

Mattel Making More Chemotherapy Barbies For Cancer Patients

There’s nothing like the power of social media or online petitions to create valuable change in society. It actually works! Change.org is a wonderful platform which allows everyday people to […]

Body Image

The End Of The Great Barbie Debate: She Is Not Scientifically Real

The End Of The Great Barbie Debate: She Is Not Scientifically Real

It’s been a point of contention ever since the Mattel doll was released upon the world in 1959, created by businesswoman Ruth Handler. The argument being, is this doll realistically […]