So, you think it’s always the women are having the me-time? The Barbies too! I love dolls! If there is one toy that I regret to own in my childhood days, that is having an original Barbie doll. Who’s not going to like these pretty dolls? They have beautiful face and body. A pleasing figure of a woman in a doll. Can you imagine the conversation of these two Barbies?
In the photo are two pretty Barbie dolls. They are having Barbie Me-time. This was their last summer pictorial before the start of the school time with my son. The Barbie on the left is the old Barbie given to my daughter. While on the right side came from the “Barbie You can be anything day” event. She is a Barbie Ice Skater. I actually have a pending post about the event that I will be posting this week.
My three-year-old daughter is the one playing these Barbie dolls. My little girl place her small umbrella beside the two Barbies. Here’s the conversation goes:
Barbie 1: I’m loving it here! I love the ocean scenery. The environment is so refreshing.
Barbie 2: Yes, I’m loving it too! This is stress-reliever! At last we are alone. No other toys beside us and no messy fingers.
Barbie 1: You’re so right! But, I missed the soldier toys in the blue room.
Barbie 2: Don’t you wish to go back there.
Barbie 1: Why?
Barbie 2: Their general is so strict. That he doesn’t want us to play in the blue room with those colorful blocks.
Barbie 1: Ahh! Do you mean the Lego blocks?
Barbie 2: Yeah! The general wouldn’t allow our manager to go near to the building site.
Barbie 1: I know. He won’t allow our manager to go near to the building site because she usually tear the construction site and mix it like a juice. Ok, then let’s just enjoy it here.
Barbie dolls’ manager is my daughter. The general in the conversation is my son and the blue room is his bedroom. I think that would be the Barbie’s conversation. You know when you have a boy and a girl in the house, they have their own games. Not only that, my eldest who is already seven is starting to have his own bedroom rules. One of it is not to mix the Lego pieces like a juicer.
I was thinking of starting to dress up and play these Barbie dolls with my daughter. I feel that it’s never too late to play. I recall that during my childhood days, I only have small character toys in playing role play. My Barbie doll is a fake made up of plastic. Barbie dolls are so expensive during that time. Well, I guessed my parents just didn’t buy a Barbie toy for practical reasons. That instead of buying an expensive toy, she spends it to our necessities. We are four siblings. For my children, they are so lucky that we can afford some expensive toys today. We are always grateful. I regularly tell my childhood stories with moral lesson to my kids. My parents are not wealthy, but our family is rich in good spirit. They raised us well with good moral values, dignity, and respect.
Going back to Barbie story, it reminds me of the Barbie clothes I sewed. During my childhood days, I am making Barbie dolls’ clothes such as jeans, gown, and tops. The funny part is that for every Barbie clothes I make, I sell it to my friend – kababata who have original Barbie dolls. As a 10-year-old child Barbie dressmaker, Can you guess what fabric or cloth that I easily used during that time?