All Blog Posts Tagged 'barbie' (8)

I’m an Open Book

My name doesn’t describe who I am very well. Jennifer isn’t an adjective.

If names were meant to describe who we are, mine would be: Clumsy, Awkward, Forgetful

Or perhaps something powerful like this: MOM

It would be wrong to call myself clever. Clever implies an ability to problem solve. My attempts at problem solving never result in solutions. For example: I get a D on…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on February 3, 2012 at 4:25pm — No Comments

The Kim K Barbie



I'm a recovering Barbie-addict. I played with them until I was like 16, and I still would if I didn't have all boys. I'm a little burnt out on trucks, pirates and Spiderman, so anytime we're at someone's house and they have little girls, I'll immediately wonder if they have Barbies. I even have a method:



  • I'll make eye contact with the girl. Whether she's across the room or simply in the seat next to me, eye contact will be…
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Added by Crystal on January 24, 2012 at 11:02pm — No Comments

My Love Affair with Mr. Darcy

I remember that afternoon at the office water cooler. Two of my co-workers were discussing their summer reading lists. I jumped in to the conversation by admitting I couldn’t remember the last time I had read a book and I was curious if they had any recommendations.

When I was growing up, if I didn’t have a Barbie in my hand, I had a book. Yes, I was that kid. It started with an encyclopedia…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 22, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Drugs, Theft, and Bad Things Little Girls Do

I’ve already confessed to forgery. But I’ve done other hard crimes too.

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me or reads this blog that Barbies were an important part of my childhood. Not in a BFF kind of way, but more in a drug addict kind of…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 20, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

I was a Barbie Girl

My sister is 4 years younger than me. When we were just kids, those 4 years felt more like 40. We were, and remain to this day, total opposites. I’m reserved, she’s outgoing. I play it safe, she takes risks. I like books, she likes being active. I’m girly, she’s a tomboy. But growing up in rural Pennsylvania gave us few options for playmates. We had no choice but to get along or be alone.

Opposites or not, we could always get along long enough to play Barbies.

Our evenings and…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 11, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments

The difference between 9 and 10

My daughter turned 9 last week. This is the child who lives and breathes all things pink and all things Barbie.

 

As I decorated the house for her upcoming birthday party, she came up to me and announced that she had something very important to tell me. I stopped taping pink and purple balloons to the fireplace and sat down to listen to her. I looked into the serious brown eyes of my daughter as she announced that this would be her last single digit birthday. Single digit? Who…

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Added by Pam Johnson-Bennett on July 15, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Fashion Icon - The Doll in every Woman's life



With all the celebrations in 2009 for Barbie being 50 in New York to Lakme and Dubai Fashion Week, they may have told you how fashionable Barbie is, but do you know her actual history?



Know all about her story & don't miss the best runway looks & collages by famous fashion designers on Fustany.com…



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Added by Fustany on January 14, 2010 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Leave Our Dora Alone!



It was with utter shock that I read that Dora is going to get a makeover this fall. What? Surprised are you? So was I. I read with disgust what that change would entail. Mattel and Nickelodeon have announced that they allow “Dora to Grow Up” this fall. Now our beloved adventure girl will become a fashionista. It… Continue

Added by Mommy Niri on March 16, 2009 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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