Tag Archives: Barbie

Parenting Lessons from Brangelina

“We are SO Brangelina right now,” I announced as I walked into the house carrying four full grocery bags on each arm.  I load them on my arms like heaving bangle bracelets that cut off my circulation because I’m too … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Insult My Son By Giving Him a Ken Doll

Nana Grab Bags really screwed up this time.  And, C.J. has to remind her at regular intervals so that she doesn’t forget her mistake. Yesterday afternoon she arrived at our house with two Easter baskets overflowing with ridiculousness, one for … Continue reading

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Ronald McDonald Needs to Have a Word With His Peeps

If you read my blog post from March 14 (Happy Meal with a Side of Gender Issues To Go Please), you know that when raising a fabulously effeminate son even ordering a Happy Meal can be a production.  That’s because … Continue reading

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Happy Meal With a Side of Gender Issues To Go Please

C.J. doesn’t want a Tonka Garage Truck, he wants a My Little Pony. C.J. doesn’t want a Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 Fused car, he wants a Barbie: A Fairy Secret doll. C.J. doesn’t want a Young Justice action figure, … Continue reading

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Only 63% of People Think it’s Okay for Boys to Play with Barbies

On Wednesday, on the “fourth hour” of the Today show, hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb discussed Dr. Phil’s opinion that boys should not play with girl toys.  While Kathie Lee and Hoda disagreed with Dr. Phil, not all of their … Continue reading

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Dr. Phil Wants to Make My Son Cry

Dr. Phil is on my shit list.  Here’s why.  His advice on parenting a boy who likes to play with girl toys and wear girl clothes?  Don’t let him. Get your best Texas twang ready, because here are his words … Continue reading

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Yeah, But Dr. Phil’s Boys Like to Marry Barbies, Not Play With Them…

Super interesting read and makes this mama sad.  I’m off to ponder this over mojitos by the beach…. What Does Dr. Phil Think Parents Should Do When Their Sons Play With Barbies? Take Away The Barbies.   Read more: http://www.queerty.com/what-does-dr-phil-think-parents-should-do-when-their-sons-play-with-barbies-take-away-the-barbies-20110205/#ixzz1D87gRLtrContinue reading

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Falling Off the Boy Toy Wagon Into Girl Toy Heaven

It was like watching somebody come alive, watching a flower bloom, watching a rainbow cross the sky. It was the day C.J. discovered Barbie. Back story: Uncle Uncle and I had a bad Barbie addiction as children. It was tough … Continue reading

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