Brains and Beauty Dolls

Niya Dorsey

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4 Ways Of Helping Your Child’s Emotional Development

Intelligence spans beyond only academic skills—emotional intelligence defines a person’s skills in managing and expressing their feelings in an appropriate manner while respecting those of the people around them. It’s essential for children to begin learning these skills at a young age. High EQ can serve many benefits to your child from a young age—they’re better …

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5 Reasons Why All Children Should Play With Black Dolls

Children love playing with dolls—they can create an entire story in their heads with their dolls as the main characters as they explore social interactions and different scenarios. Playing with dolls can help children find meaning in their socializing activities with different kinds of people that might or might not come across in their daily …

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5 Lessons Children Learn From Playing with and Caring for Multicultural Dolls

Dolls have always been liked by children and can be traced back to 200BC. Archaeologists discovered clay dolls in Greek and rag or wooden dolls in ancient Rome. Since then, dolls have evolved from immobile stick figures to the more modern versions we are familiar with today. The industrial era of the 19th century brought …

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Why Are Black and Biracial Role Models So Important for Young Girls of Color?

Role models have always played a large role in children’s development and growth. Children need someone to look up to, encouraging them to achieve goals and dreams in their lives. From a very young age, children are required to write essays describing who their role model is. Young boys have always had a long list …

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3 Reasons Why Your Children Should Play with Multicultural Dolls

As a parent, you should have a strong focus on helping your child feel empowered, inspired, strong, resilient, and beautiful as they grow up. When young Black, biracial, and brown girls aren’t represented as well as their white counterparts in the media, there’s a massive need for inclusivity. Girls of color should see more girls …

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How Important Are Brains and Beauty Dolls to Our Children’s Development: By Katelyn Davis

Many people look at a baby doll and don’t give it a second thought, but for our children, they are so much more important. In fact, research shows that pretend play is a huge step in the cognitive and emotional development for children as they grow. Here are some of the ways that Brains and …

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Beautiful Black Dolls: Why Representation is the Key to Empowerment: By Katelyn Davis

The baby doll has always held a special place in the young girl’s heart. But Barbie, Baby Alive, Cabbage Patch Dolls, and many other mainstream doll manufacturers have done a job at whitewashing doll play across the board. In fact, in most popular stores, you’ll likely find a huge selection of porcelain dolls with a …

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