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Barbie Gets Real

Can Barbie Get Real? For many years I wrote and spoke about body image and I had a few Barbie Dolls that traveled with me. During my speeches, I would hold them up and say, “I believe these dolls set a standard for perfection that is unattainable for any human and gives your young daughters…

When Did I Stop Being Barbie & Become Mrs. Potato Head?

Mary Pierce, Author of When Did I Stop Being Barbie & Become Mrs. Potato Head? “Barbie had the hair, the legs—and let’s be honest, the breasts—of our dreams. She had the clothes, the house, and the cars of our fantasies. Hers was the life we wanted. She even had our dream man.”  #learningtolivebeyondbarbie

Barbie’s Boyfriend – Ken Turns 50

Excerpt from Parade Magazine “Ken Turns 50 — Guess who’s about to get his AARP card in the mail! The perpetually smooth-chested, all-American boy wonder Ken (ne Ken Carson) hit the big 5-0 on March 11. But don’t expect to catch him on the golden oldies circuit just yet–he’s far too busy with his own Bachelor-esque…

Barbie & Ken Together Again

First we heard that Barbie left Ken for an Australian Surfer named Blain – now the news is they’ve worked out their differences and are back together again. Go figure. New York Time’s Article: A Make-Over of a Romance

Cindy Jackson – A Living Barbie Doll

Barbie is perfect. Who can compete with plastic? In 1959 Mattel introduced their version of Barbie—the fashion model—and she ended up in almost every home in America. Her anatomically impossible figure of: 36-18-33 measurements, long smooth legs, large pert breasts, cub-scout-sized-hips and minuscule feet have set an unattainable standard for generations of girls. Well—over in…

Are You Smart or Wise?

So many times, I’m driven by how I feel and not what I think. God wants us to be smart. He wants us to use our brains and “Consider” what we do. To make good decisions using logic – not our emotions. Do you ever feel like you’re not smart? The Scarecrow from The Wizard…

I have gadgets and gizmos aplenty and whozits and whatsits galore

Barbie’s got the goods. (Houses, and jet skies and cars oh, my!) You want it? She’s got it! Hey, Barbie, I would look more attractive too, if I was spinning around town in a $100,000 pink convertible. This thought occurred to me recently as I was driving to my high school reunion in my—look at…

Fashioned By God

Famous fashion designers, like Liz Claiborne and Donna Karan, label all their creations and Barbie has ‘Mattel’ stamped on her back. The Master Designer created us and His label is imprinted on our souls – ‘Fashioned by God, Designer Originals.’ Fashioned By God, a Designer Original 100% Human Hand Wash Warm Do Not Bleach Use…

Barbie is Perfect!

Barbie“She can never bloat. She has no children to betray her. Nor can she rot, wrinkle, overdose, or go out of style.”Written by M.G. Lord, Forever Barbie: The Unauthorized Biography of a Real Doll. Barbie is perfect. Who can compete with plastic? In 1959 Mattel introduced their version of Barbie—the fashion model—and she ended up…

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