Papa Pete's Doll Blog — Dolls for Grandchildren

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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It's not about the skin color, it's about loving you! Giving a Doll.

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It's not about the skin color, it's about loving you! Giving a Doll.
They are never white, they are always Black, Brown, Biracial, or Multicultural. "I want a doll that looks like my grandbaby. She is half Asian and half Black with straight brown hair that curls at the ends and greyish-green eyes." "Do you have something like that?"

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The Dolls at Grandma's House

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The Dolls at Grandma's House
When the grandkids come to play, does Grandma have dolls that she keeps at her house for that special bonding time and doll play? The Pattycake Doll Company has years of experience answering questions about dolls and in this week's blog post suggests the best dolls for kids to play with at Grandma's house: Life sized Baby Dolls.

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