A Naked Baby Doll at the Check out Stand

A Naked Baby Doll at the Check out Stand

Dolls for Boys When my son was a toddler, he adopted one of his older sister’s dolls, declared it a boy doll instead of a girl doll and renamed it. Despite the wide selection of clothes available, he preferred that his doll was naked. I was cool with all of...
#1000BlackGirlBooks founder Marley Dias

#1000BlackGirlBooks founder Marley Dias

Representation Matters! Have you heard about Marley Dias? When she was in 6th grade, she wanted to read more books with black girls as the main character, so she started a champaign and set out to find 1000. “I knew I was frustrated by the lack of diversity in the...

Statue of Jane Austen coming to Bath!

Bath was chosen as the city since Austen’s parents lived there and some of her books are set there. “It will also be good to go a little way to redress the fact that less than 3% of all statues in the UK are of historical, non-royal women,” said Mr...
Gifts to Encourage Girls in STEM

Gifts to Encourage Girls in STEM

Here’s a list of some great toys and books for girls and boys, to help get kids engaged in STEM.  These are tried and true toys that my kids have loved. Rosie Revere, Engineer is a charming picture book about building, failure and trying again, and about what...