Replying to: Benjohn
That’s cool. But you know what, I’m going to totally call you out as being as sexist as the toy makers. Yeah! I am! Because you think there’s something uncool and wrong about dolls and playing with dolls.
And so do I, so I know it when I see it. But my kids don’t.
When they play with dolls (the boys too), they create an equally infinite imaginary world where dolls, cars, dinosaurs, lego and toilet roll tubes are called on to prop up the narrative. My sons do this with their little sister, and then she’ll take some time out to stack lego bricks while they’re in the Wendy house. It’s beautiful. (...)