A Change Of Heart About Dolls Confession time. I have a hard time admitting this as a toy store owner, but until recently I didn’t truly get dolls. I remember loving dolls as a kid, and yearning for Barbie and Cabbage Patch Kid dolls. But as I got older, I became suspicious of dolls. What lessons do they teach? Do they reinforce traditional gender norms? Why aren’t there more diverse dolls available? Are they just a vehicle for manufacturers to sell doll accessories? Why don’t more boys play with dolls? When we opened Ruckus & Glee, initially my co-owner and I.. Read More