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Why We Don't Need a New Barbie

Why We Don't Need a New Barbie

A few months ago, I noticed my social media feeds filled with praise and excitement over the new Barbie dolls. Behold, Barbie now comes in tall, petite, curvy and just about every skin tone as your favorite cosmetics line. Girls around the world can now rejoice, as they will now get the boost in personal confidence that they have been longing for. But that boost comes with a price tag and matching accessories. I am so glad I have boys.We live in a sad society where we need to teach our girls that diversity, inclusion and self-esteem can be purchased. No it can't! We don't need a new Barbie to teach our girls to only identify with what looks like them. This teaches them that if it doesn't look

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