The Great Barbie Dilemma

tea time with Shola

The other day my daughter roped in my husband in getting down the Barbie box from the top of her closet and playing with her. I kept it on the top shelf because they are hard to dress and I’ve thought her too young for them; it’s a couple of my old Barbies, a ‘little orphan Annie’ child doll circa 1982, and a new Barbie that came with a hot pink Barbie BMW that my daughter received this past Christmas. My husband came away a little horrified at the new one in the tight minidress– I think may have been his first exposure to Barbie at close range. It turns out our daughter can dress them herself now for the most part. We hit the great Barbie dilemma.Continue Reading