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The Best Rag Dolls in America Christmas 2022 Edition

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The Best Rag Dolls in America Christmas 2022 Edition

Picture a beloved cloth doll, the left leg stretched slightly longer and squeezed slightly slimmer, a sure sign that this leg was the ‘handle’ by which that doll has journeyed, dangling upside down through a young girl’s childhood. Or perhaps a different doll, frumpled and lumpy, with the cupid’s bow shadow of a thousand kisses gracing its cheeks. Just like your favorite jeans, often worn and softly formed to fit perfectly to your curves, so do HABA dolls soften and conform to the shape of a child’s love and affection by play. At their core, HABA dolls are well designed,...

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The Pink Aisle vs The Blue Aisle: The Battle Over Gender and Toys

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The Pink Aisle vs The Blue Aisle: The Battle Over Gender and Toys

Whoever thought shoving children into a gender defined toy box was a good idea? Boys and girls do play differently, but the gender defined toy box limits play. Will playing with dolls make a boy gay? Sounds kind of ridiculous when stated so boldly right? Pink aisle vs Blue aisle? Children are gendered, Dolls are not!

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