For Boys and Girls: Benefits of Playing with Dolls

Dolls are often considered as toys that are only meant for girls, however, children of both genders can actually benefit from having some fun playtime with dolls. This is because dolls can teach a lot to children, values and lessons that would greatly help them as they grow up. Here are some of them: Continue reading

Raising a Child with Autism

Raising a child with autism can be daunting for parents. It can be just as hard or even worse, however, for the child’s siblings. Most of the time, the “typical” siblings deal with gaining their parents’ attention, which they sometimes perceive as unfair. Some feel embarrassed about discussing having a brother or sister with autism with their peers. Continue reading

Enjoy the Major League Playoffs with My Pal for Baseball Boy Dolls

October is here, and it means only one thing: Major League Baseball playoffs! Fans all over the country will once again go crazy for their favorite teams and players as they battle it out on the pitch, making this the perfect time for children to follow all the action with their very own My Pal for Baseball boy dolls.

My Pal for Baseball is a playmate for children who have a budding passion for baseball. The dolls come with booklets that make play time an educational moment about the sport. The booklets contain informative facts such as the parts of a baseball field, player positions, and other trivia about the major league teams. In addition, they include space for kids to write about their love for baseball, whether playing it with friends, watching it with their family, or collecting cards that depict their baseball heroes.
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Why Little Boys Should Play with Dolls

Girls should play with dolls and boys should play with trucks. This belief is common enough that toy aisles in many stores are deeply segregated into items which are either for girls or for boys only. However, an increasing number of parents are letting their male children play with dolls as they realize the great benefits that the activity can impart on their growing man.

Dolls can help boys cultivate their nurturing side, which is often stifled due to gender stereotypes that discourage “feminine” tendencies in boys. Learning to take care of their dolls can translate into real-life situations such as watching out for their siblings and friends, or even being caring towards their pets and possessions. Continue reading