Amy Jussel at Shaping Youth has updated her fantastic article on Lottie and Positive Picks for Healthier Play!
"...From sturdier body image constructs, to diversity and representation of interests beyond fluff-n-stuff, these dolls take a “see it, be it” pathway reflecting REAL kids instead of the ludicrous ‘aspirational’ push towards puberty."
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